We are committed to conducting our business with honesty, integrity and respect. Corporate governance affects the way we direct our company and the relationship we have with our stakeholders. We believe that the highest standards of corporate governance are essential to our business integrity and performance. We have adopted a number of policies and procedures to support solid corporate governance in every area of our company.
Corporate Governance Guidelines adopted by our Board of Directors (the Board) serve as a framework for Board governance over the affairs of the Corporation for the benefit of its shareholders.
Code of Business Conduct* provides guidance for all directors, officers and employees on various legal and regulatory requirements and business practices applicable to business activities conducted on behalf of the company.
Code of Ethics* adopted specifically for our Chief Executive Officer and senior financial officers and the chief executive officer and senior financial officers of each Controlled Company.
Audit Committee Charter outlines the Audit Committee’s responsibilities with respect to assisting the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities relating to the accounting and financial reporting process and the audit of the Corporation's financial statements.
Compensation Committee Charter outlines the Compensation Committee’s responsibilities with respect to assisting the Board in discharging its responsibilities relating to (1) compensation of the Corporation's executives, (2) administering the Corporation's equity incentive plans (other than any such plan applicable only to nonemployee directors) and (3) producing an annual report on executive compensation for inclusion in the Corporation's proxy statement.
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter sets forth the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee’s responsibilities to (1) identify and recommend individuals qualified to become Board members; (2) oversee the evaluation of the Board; and (3) review from time to time the Corporate Governance Guidelines applicable to the Corporation and recommend to the Board any changes it may deem appropriate.
Succession Planning Committee Charter sets forth the Succession Planning Committee’s responsibilities relating to succession planning for the Corporations CEO and establishing a management plan in the event of a CEO absence event.
Liberty Global corporate governance is supervised by Bryan H. Hall, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Liberty Global.
* These policies and guidelines apply to Liberty Global and to all other companies in which Liberty Global directly or indirectly owns and has the right to vote shares or other interests representing more than 50% of the voting power of such companies (the "Controlled Companies") with respect to the election of directors or similar officials, and to all directors, officers and employees of each, subject to certain exceptions.