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  • Risk and remuneration

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Aug 2013

    Dr Ulysses Chioatto outlines the risk and remuneration issues directors should address ahead of the fast-approaching AGM season. The "two-strikes" rule is now well entrenched and this year’s annual general meeting (AGM) season will soon be upon us, with some holding their br...

  • Wave goodbye to a show of hands

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Jul 2013

    John M Green argues that voting by a show of hands is long outmoded. The 2013 annual general meeting (AGM) season approaches. This year, let’s show the door to the show of hands. AGMs are far too important to leave to this antiquated, easily manipulated and sometimes theatrical voting met...

  • Shareholders, wherefore art thou?

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Jun 2013

    John M Green suggests ways to lure shareholders back to annual general meetings. An astonishing 99.8 per cent of shareholders steer clear of attending Australian annual general meetings (AGMs). That’s because we cram them with stuff they’ve already heard and we don’t tell them what they r...

  • Preparing for a successful AGM

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Jun 2013

    With the AGM season fast approaching, Company Directors has updated a vital guide to help directors prepare, convene and conduct efficient and effective annual general meetings. The annual general meeting (AGM) is one of the key events on the corporate calendar. It is a mechanism for keepin...

  • Policy Update

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Feb 2013

    Rob Elliott outlines some of Company Directors’ policy priorities for the year ahead. To kick off the New Year, I thought it appropriate to outline some of our policy priorities for the year ahead. These priorities reflect our conversations with you, as well as with divisional representat...

  • General Meetings of Members

    Content Type: Director Q and A

    31 Jan 2013

    General meetings are governed in many respects by the Corporations Act 2001. This Q&A explains the legal requirements for valid meetings including the frequency, who may call a meeting, notice of meeting, quorum and chairing. It also explains the principles and rules of annual general meetings. ...

  • Submission on AGM and Shareholder Engagement

    Content Type: Policy Submission

    21 Dec 2012

    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 r...

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

    Content Type: Media Release

    08 Nov 2012

    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 thr...

  • Policy Update

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Nov 2012

    A monthly review of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ policy and advocacy team’s key projects and issues. The future of the AGM Following the release of the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) discussion paper The AGM and Shareholder Engagement in Septembe...

  • Submission to FSC on Draft Proxy Voting Policy

    Content Type: General

    22 Oct 2012

    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...

  • Vol 10 Issue 19

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

    03 Oct 2012

    Basic rules for AGMs, Directors’ liability reform gains momentum, Funke Kupper warns about clearing house competition, Bribery and corruption to move up the boardroom agenda, The risks of being in the clouds Basic rules for AGMs A well-run annual general meeting (AGM) reflects positively on...

  • Vol 10 Issue 17

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

    05 Sep 2012

    More work needed on revised NFP Bill, Survey reveals concerns about directors' financial literacy, New guide provides clarity for boards and audit committees, ACSI's watch list for this AGM season, ASIC's guidance on crowd funding More work needed on revised NFP Bill The A...

  • Vol 10 Issue 16

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

    22 Aug 2012

    Boosting Australia’s productivity, AGMs in need of reform, Finding your feet under a new boardroom table, Ten stress tests of your board CV, Listed companies make progress on gender reporting Boosting Australia’s productivity A concerted effort to shore up productivity could add up t...

  • Towards more successful AGMs

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Aug 2012

    With the AGM season fast approaching, Zilla Efrat asks a range of experts what frustrates them most about these meetings and how they can be improved. The questions: What tips would you give directors to help them conduct more successful AGMs? What frustrates you most ab...

  • Vol 10 Issue 11

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

    13 Jun 2012

    101 ways boards can improve, Business leaders urged to push for better policy, Preparing for corruption risks, NSW universities begin adopting a new governance model, Continuous Disclosure Infringement Notice Survey 101 ways boards can improve "Just being a good board may not be enough" in ...

  • Vol 10 Issue 8

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

    02 May 2012

    Unlocking hidden networks; Pressure rises for remuneration committees; More independent directors needed on super fund boards; Room for NFP boards to lift their game; Five ways to boost your team's IQ Unlocking hidden networks More than half the directors participating in a recent survey ci...