Research Papers

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Research Papers


    • Reporting on Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Initial Company Responses
      7th June 2012
      This report summarises the Forum's shareholder engagement initiative undertaken in conjunction with the Environment Agency Pension Fund, to raise the issue of reporting on greenhouse gas emissions with specific reference to the guidelines published by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), June 2002.   View Initial Company Responses
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    • Trustee Guide: Investing in a changing climate
      14th September 2010
      Trustee Guide: Investing in a changing climate A guide for trustees to address climate-related risk at investee companies and to assess opportunities for the provision of long-term investment returns afforded by a low-carbon future, September 2010.
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    • Pension Funds and Climate Change
      18th October 2006
      Pension Funds and Climate Change Read about the latest developments in climate change policy, and opportunities for local authority pension funds to take action on climate change, October 2006.
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    • Climate Change - An Engagement Strategy
      20th January 2005
      Climate Change - An Engagement Strategy Commissioned report examining the risk posed by climate change to businesses with long-term research and development (R&D) programmes with recommendations for investor engagement, January 2005.
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    • The Case for Engagement on M&A: Raising Standards of Corporate Governance by Asking the Right Questions
      15th May 2017
      This guide follows on from the 2007 publication: Which Deals Create Value? Mergers and Acquisitions. The new guidance suggests questions investors can ask to assess whether mergers and acquisitions are likely to succeed or fail.   View Trustee guide
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    • Corporate Governance Reform
      7th March 2017
      LAPFF’s response focuses on how to ensure that executive pay is properly aligned to long-term performance and on giving greater voice to employees and consumers in the boardroom.  It also sets out where there are major problems with the FRC as the regulator of governance, accounts and financial reporting.   LAPFF Response to BEIS Green Paper on Corporate Governance
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    • Robust Safeguards Needed in Sky – 21st Century Fox Deal to Protect Public Shareholders, says LAPFF
      13th December 2016
      The news that 21st Century Fox has made a takeover bid for Sky comes as no surprise to many and LAPFF has long envisaged this being the objective of the 21st Century Fox, its largest shareholder, and the Murdoch family. The news that 21st Century Fox has made a takeover bid for Sky comes as no surprise to many and LAPFF has long envisaged this being the objective of the 21st Century Fox, its largest shareholder, and the Murdoch family.   Read more
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    • Expectations for Executive Pay
      14th March 2013
      Expectations for Executive Pay LAPFF recognises that there is a window of opportunity to redefine the debate on  executive remuneration. This document is intended to identify practical ways forward, and to promote alternative strategies of remuneration that are better aligned with long-term, sustainable returns and shareholder value, March 2013.
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    • Trustee Guide: Which Deals Create Value? Mergers and Acquisitions
      21st December 2007
      This guide is intended to provide an overview of M&A activity, and to help trustees understand the factors that can make a deal succeed or fail, December 2007.  Download .PDF
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    • "Sorry Wrong Number" Post Mortem Part III
      21st December 2015
      In this paper, LAPFF sets out how central figures in the accounting profession have consistently argued that the law is different to what the legislation provides; a clear example of regulatory capture (December 2015). Download .PDF
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    • Banks Post Mortem - Follow up
      20th December 2013
      Banks Post Mortem - Follow up Forum wants an independent enquiry into IFRS failures & improvement to bank accounting standards.  
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    • UK and Irish Banks Capital Losses - Post Mortem
      11th December 2011
      UK and Irish Banks Capital Losses - Post Mortem LAPFF's view into banking failures in the UK and Ireland from the perspective of shareholders, September 2011.    
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