The Cadbury Code appears to have impacted and improved corporate governance in the UK and overseas, and its main features continue to be a prominent aspect of much more recent codes. Benefits enjoyed by board members engaging in insider trading due to access to price-sensitive information appear to have declined. Calls to increase the diversity of boards have been met with some success with respect to gender although this may be limited to particular industries.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Loughborough UniversityUK
  2. 2.Bangor Business SchoolUK

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