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Finance, AML & Compliance, Corporate Governance

Subsidiary Governance

Course details

CPD Points





Half day (09:30-13:00)

Course Overview

This half day workshop will look at the relationship between parent and subsidiary together with the accountability and appropriate level of independence. The content will review the contribution of the subsidiary towards the achievement of group strategies together with reporting and communications.

Course Content

  • Composition and effectiveness of subsidiary boards
  • Communication channels
  • Terms of reference
  • Policies, procedures and relationships
  • Risk management and setting of risk appetite
  • Reporting (lines between parent and subsidiary)
  • Delegated authorities
  • Parent board oversight
  • Accountability

Course Benefits

At the end of this workshop you will:

  • Understand the relationship and interaction between parent and subsidiary
  • Have the knowledge to implement a robust subsidiary governance framework

Practical guidance will also be provided in relation to group governance and risk appetite.

This course will be of particular interest to directors, company secretaries, non-executive directors and staff with compliance and governance responsibilities.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 244570.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Sharon Alvarez

    Sharon Alvarez is a Director of Resolve Partners Ltd. Prior to setting up Resolve Sharon was a Director of a large Guernsey fund administrator. She held the position of Group Head of Risk and Compliance with responsibility for Guernsey, London, Luxembourg and Jersey compliance, governance and risk management. She is a qualified accountant and Chartered Secretary.

    Sharon has over 30 years' experience of accounting, administration and compliance/governance including many years at board level on companies in multiple jurisdictions (including regulated General Partner boards). She has significant experience in leading licensed entities through complex and problematic situations including GP/Advisor divorce, mediation, regulatory issues and regulator onsite inspections including PRISM.

    Sharon enjoys all aspects of compliance, governance, company secretarial and risk management and since setting up Resolve has worked with clients from the fiduciary, fund, banking and insurance sectors.

Upcoming Courses

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