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Papers and Books

Most recent paper by John Mellor

“Regulation and Culture Change in Banks”

The World Financial Review – October 2015

Synopsis - Responses from regulators to the failures in bank governance and standards of conduct revealed by the crisis of 2007-2008 will fall short of what is needed to restore credibility and trust in financial services. Besides regulation, a change in bank culture that embeds appropriate values and behaviours is needed. But what does this mean in practice? Research on governance and culture of banks has already identified the several key influences that bear on the “soft” issues, and which will require serious consideration by bank leaders of today and those who assume governance responsibilities in the future.

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FGRE Research Reports

Stewardship and Engagement (May 2013)

Author – Dr John Mellor.

Sponsored by and conducted in association with:

  • Schroders Investment Management
  • Newton Investment Management
  • Royal London Asset Management
  • Standard Life Investments
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An Investigation into Stewardship - Engagement between investors and public companies : Impediments and their resolution (June 2011)

Authors - John Mellor and Charles Cronin CFA

Sponsored and supported by:

•  CFA Institute
•  ECMI – European Capital Markets Institute
•  CEPS – Centre for European Policy Studies

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Engagement between boards of FTSE-small cap and FTSE-250 companies and institutional shareholders (Aug.2008)

Author – John Mellor

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Books

PRACTICAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: for Smaller Quoted Companies

Author – John Mellor

Publisher – Jordans (2nd Edition 2013)

This edition gives greater emphasis to people in governance, more case studies, and examines the relationship with shareholders and takes a critical look at the future for governance.

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CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

Author – John Mellor

A chapter in “A Practical Guide to Corporate Governance” edited by Richard Smerdon

Publishers : Sweet & Maxwell (April 2004)

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NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS AND NOMINATION COMMITTEES – GEE Corporate Governance Handbook

Author – John Mellor

Publishers – Sweet & Maxwell (2002-2004)

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Papers in Professional Publications by John Mellor

•  The UK Combined Code on Corporate Governance and its application to smaller quoted companies (Revue Français de Gourvernance D'Enterprise – Journal of the Institut Français de Administrateurs – 2008)
•  A Question of Leadership (Professional Investor – the official journal of UKSIP – 2005)
•  Non Executive Directors in Focus – A regime for professional recognition (Practical Governance – 2002)
•  On Behalf of the Non Executive Director (Governance – 2001)

 

 


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