Unchecked decisions at high levels were at the heart of the global financial crisis but, explains Matt Crossman, those failings have ultimately driven a sea-change in investor attitudes to corporate governance
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) executives led the largest banking takeover ever in 2007 - and their due diligence for the €71bn (£62.5bn) purchase of ABN Amro was two ring-binders and a CD-ROM. And yet...
Two global vehicles
'Further plug advice gap'
Must appoint separate CEOs and boards
Advisers do come out well
Will report to Mark Till