Once again, the FRC is holding its annual update event for private investors. This year it will take place on Tuesday, 5th November from 1.30pm to 5.00pm. As in previous years, the venue will be the FRC’s offices at 125 London Wall.
This promises to be a very interesting afternoon, including an address from Jon Thompson, the new CEO of the FRC, on his vision, strategy and priorities for the future.
Further details are below.
If you wish to attend, please register using the form below.
Attendance is limited to 50 members and places will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis. Priority will be given to Full Members.
Date: 5th November 2019
Time: Meeting starts at 1.30pm
Location: FRC’s offices at 125 London Wall EC2Y 5AS
1.30pm Registration and coffee
2.00pm Meeting starts
- Welcome and Introduction to the afternoon – Jen Sisson, Chief of Staff, FRC
- Sir Jon Thompson: New FRC CEO
Sir Jon to give an introduction to his views on the FRC and his priorities coming into his new role.
- David Rule: Executive Director of Supervision
Along with Carol Page, Director of CRR and Andrew Meek, Director of AQR, David will give an overview of the FRC’s supervision activities and take questions. David is particularly interested to hear from UKSA and ShareSoc members about specific industries or areas of accounting and auditing where they have concerns about quality.
- Mark Babington: Director of Audit Policy and Competition
Mark will explain the changes made by the FRC to the Auditing and Ethical Standards and the changes to the standards on Going Concern.
- David Styles: Director of Governance and Stewardship
David will explain the upcoming changes to the UK stewardship Code and discuss what we have been seeing in early implementation of the new UK Corporate Governance Code.
- Wrap up and close: Jen Sisson, Chief of Staff, FRC
If you would like to pre-submit a question before the meeting please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will select the most interesting questions submitted, to start the Q&A sessions. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers, so you will also be able to ask questions on the day.