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  • 08 Nov 2012

    James Strong appointed new Chairman of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

    Today we announced the appointment of James Strong AO FAICD as Chairman at our Annual General Meeting held on 7 November 2012. Mr Strong, who has served on our board since being appointed as a National Director in 2011, succeeds Richard Lee, who retired at the AGM having completed his three-year ...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 15 Nov 2007

    Directors acknowledge shareholder concerns

    Continuously improving shareholder engagement is a challenge welcomed by directors, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), said today. “Directors know there is discontent among some shareholders relating to governance issues, and there are opportunities for them to be innovative in engaging wi...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 30 Sep 2009

    Productivity Commission is right to reject salary caps says AICD

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has welcomed the Productivity Commission’s recognition that salary caps and other prescriptive regulation are not the answer to tackling concerns about executive remuneration . Responding to the Commission’s draft report into regulation o...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 21 Jul 2009

    AICD offers guidance for directors on AGMs

    The annual general meeting (AGM) is one of the most important events on the corporate calendar, providing a key mechanism for keeping the board accountable for the performance of directors and the company. For shareholders, it provides an opportunity to see who the directors are, to engage with the peop...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 02 Dec 2002

    100 shareholders rule should be removed directors

    100 shareholders' rule should be abolished.

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 29 Oct 2002

    Shareholders and companies working together Perspectives Program ABC Radio National

    Shareholders and companies working together - Perspectives Program ABC Radio National

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 06 Dec 2002

    The Senates consideration of the 100 shareholder rule Letter to the Editor AFR

    The Senates consideration of the 100 shareholder rule - Letter to the Editor AFR.

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 23 Feb 2011

    Pay laws excessive and fail to add value for shareholders

    Abstract: The Bill governing executive remuneration and board composition introduced to Federal Parliament on 24 February 2011 remains excessive and fundamentally flawed, particularly in relation to the “two-strikes” and “no-vacancy” rules. The Australian Institute of Company Directors has expressed ...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 28 Jan 2011

    Executive pay laws are fundamentally flawed

    Abstract: Draft legislation governing executive remuneration and board composition is excessive and fundamentally flawed, adding more unnecessary regulation with possible damaging unintended consequences.  Download the media release, 'Executive pay laws are fundamentally flawed, say directors', (PDF ...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 21 Dec 2010

    Pay legislation is more unnecessary regulation say directors

    New measures governing executive remuneration and board composition, contained in draft legislation released by the Federal Government, will add more unnecessary regulation and have damaging unintended consequences, the Australian Institute of Company Directors said today. It said th...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 05 Jan 2010

    AICD welcomes improvement in two strikes policy

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has welcomed the change to the Productivity Commission’s proposed “two strikes” policy on remuneration report votes, but warned against hastily introducing legislation for a director “re-election resolution”. Responding to the Commission’s...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 22 Oct 2012

    Submission to FSC on Draft Proxy Voting Policy

    This submission is in response to the Financial Services Council's (FSC’s) draft Proxy Voting Policy. In the submission, we support the FSC’s efforts to increase the transparency of the investment industry and, in that process, to achieve higher standards of governance. In particul...

    Content Type: General

  • 21 Dec 2012

    Submission on AGM and Shareholder Engagement

    On 21 December 2012, the Australian Institute of Company Directors provided a submission to the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) in response to its consultation paper The AGM and Shareholder Engagement. Our submission stated that despite falling attendance by shareholders in recent yea...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 25 May 2001

    Requisitioning of Company Meetings

    The Hon Joe Hockey MP, Minister for Financial Services and Regulation, Parliament House 25 May 2001 The Hon Joe Hockey MP, Minister for Financial Services and Regulation, Parliament House REQUISITIONING OF COMPANY MEETINGS Dear Minister, We the undersigned are keen to have the legislative requirements f...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 20 Jun 2008

    AICD letter to Senator Nick Sherry The future of Annual General Meetings

    AICD letter to Senator Nick Sherry requesting dinner discussion relating to the future of annual general meetings Letter to Senator Nick Sherry See also Rethinking the AGM

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 22 May 2008

    PJC Inquiry into Shareholder Engagement and Participation Responses to Questions on notice

    Following on from its 2007 submission to the PJC Inquiry into Shareholder Engagement and Participation, AICD appeared before the PJC at its public hearings held on 16/4/08. The documents on this page comprise the transcript of hearing and responses to question on notice. ...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 18 Jul 2008

    Rethinking the AGM

    While the reliance on AGMs may be changing for shareholders, AICD continues to see a role for annual engagement through a general meeting. CSA's discussion paper recommends removing some of the current discretions that are available to company chairmen in conducting AGMs.AICD sees the current discreti...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 21 Feb 2003

    Crimes Industrial Manslaughter Amendment Bill 2002

    Submission to Legislative Assembly For The Australian Capital Territory Standing Committee On Legal Affairs  Submission to THE TREASURY on CORPORATIONS AMENDMENT BILL 2002 MARCH 2003Austral...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 01 Apr 2005

    Corporations Amendment Bill No 2 2005 Bill

    Mr Mike RawstronGeneral Manager Corporations and Financial Services Division Treasury Langton CrescentPARKES ACT 2600 Fax: 6263 2770 Dear Mr Rawstron, Corporations Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2005 (Bill) The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) welcomes the opportunity t...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 08 Apr 2005

    Inquiry into Exposure Draft of Corporations Amendment Bill No 2 2005 Bill

    Committee Secretary Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services Department of the Senate Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600   Dear Sir, Inquiry into Exposure Draft of Corporations Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2005 (Bill) The Aust...

    Content Type: Policy Submission