20 November 2009 — Publication
FEE announces the publication of a Discussion Paper on the Auditor’s Role regarding providing Assurance on Corporate Governance Statements. Based on a survey of its Member Bodies about corporate governance requirements and practices, FEE concluded that, despite the range of legal systems, institutional frameworks and traditions, there is considerable convergence across Europe in the individual issues addressed in national corporate governance codes. The involvement of a qualified independent auditor can increase the degree of confidence of users of corporate governance information. There are a range of practices across Europe in relation to assurance on corporate governance statements.