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  • 21 Apr 2006

    Modern Chairman Facing Greater Challenges

    A new publication initiated by Australia’s leading chairmen and women has given rare insight into how they govern some of Australia’s largest companies. The work, Chairman of the Board – A Role in the Spotlight, was released today by The Australian Institute of Company Directors, the peak gover...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 27 Jul 2005

    Study Reveals Australia Has Low Incidence of Multiple Directorships

    Sydney, 27 July 2005: Australia has a very low incidence of multiple directorships, according to a study conducted by Competitive Dynamics for the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), released today.The study, "Too many directorships?", reveals directors across ASX-listed companies hold on average on...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 04 Apr 2007

    evaluating board performance a guide for company directors

    An evaluation process for boards and for individual directors was only valuable for the benefits that it delivered corporations as a whole, Mr John Ralph said at the launch of a new book on the topic Evaluating Board Performance – A Guide for Company Directors published by the Australian Institute of Co...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 09 Sep 2009

    Amendment a step in the right direction but problems remain

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) today welcomed the amendment moved by the Federal Opposition to the Corporations Amendment (Improving Accountability on Termination Payments) 2009 as a step in the right direction, but said many practical difficulties and unintended consequences flowi...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 11 Aug 2009

    Board scholarships awarded to directors of charitable organisations

    Eight directors of charitable organisations from across Australia will receive scholarships to attend director and board development programs, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and Australian Scholarships Foundation (ASF) announced today. The training programs awarded to the eight cha...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 09 Jun 2009

    Company Directors Conference 2009

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors’ (AICD) Company Directors Conference 2009 opens tomorrow, Wednesday 10 June, at the Cairns Convention Centre. WHAT: Theme - Directorship:09, Navigating Uncharted Waters. Topics on the program* include: • The Director of the Future• The Global Economic Crisis...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 30 Jul 2009

    Director trading recommendations present some concerns

    Implementing recommendations to ban director share trading within arbitrary blackout periods and force disclosure of director margin loans could have a detrimental impact on the important alignment between the interests of directors and investors, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) sai...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 01 Nov 2010

    Liability laws damaging the economy director survey reveals

    The burden of laws imposing personal liability on directors is stifling business decision- making, a survey released today by the Australian Institute of Company Directors reveals. The key findings of the survey show that liability is having a serious detrimental impact on key aspect...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 20 May 2010

    Industry leadership and guidance for directors recognised

    The report Guidance for Directors released by the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) recognises industry leadership and the need for an ongoing focus on good governance, AICD said today. Responding to a request from the Minister for Corporate Law, the Hon Chris Bowen...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 06 Jan 2005

    Multiple Directorships

    Much of the media discussion of multiple directorships has been based on the assumption that the issue is widespread and the consequences are invariably undesirable. I would like to suggest an alternative view. Recent Australian research shows that only three out of every 100 directors hold three or more conc...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 15 Feb 2007

    Streamlining Prudential Regulation Response to Rethinking Regulation

    AICD’s submission to The Hon Peter Dutton MP expresses concern that the December 2006 Proposals do not achieve the Government’s objectives. The manner in which APRA interacts with regulated entities and the way it exercises discretion are significant issues for directors that are not addressed.  ...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 08 Jun 2007

    Review of Sanctions in Corporate Law

    Submission to Treasury reviewing sanctions for directors in corporate law. The submission covers responsive regulation and responsible risk taking, criminal, civil and administrative sanctions and better defining the contravention. Review Of Sanctions In Corporate Law ...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 28 Sep 2007

    Governance for APRAregulated institutions

    This submission comments on APRA's proposed amendments affecting independence, conflicts of interest, board renewal and other matters. Governance For APRA regulated Institutions_Letter Governance For APRA Regulated Institutions

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 23 Jun 2009

    AICD comments on ICGN draft revised NED remuneration guidelines

    On 23 June 2009 AICD wrote to the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) setting out its views on proposed changes to the ICGN’s guidelines on the remuneration of non-executive directors. In its letter AICD provided feedback on matters such as proposed guidance on minimum director share hol...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 12 Jun 2009

    National human rights consultation

    AICD welcomes the opportunity to participate in the National Human Rights Consultation. The protection and promotion of human rights is a question of national importance for all Australians. We have focussed our comments on those matters relating to directors including the personal liability of direct...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 19 Mar 2009

    Submission to Australian Shareholders Association draft policy statement on executive rem

    This submission provides some comments from AICD to the Australian Shareholders Association (ASA) on its draft policy statement on executive remuneration. It includes AICD's views regarding statutory restrictions on executive remuneration, binding shareholder vote and executive termination payments.ASA d...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 29 May 2009

    Submission to Productivity Commission on remuneration inquiry

    On 29 May 2009 AICD lodged a submission with the Productivity Commission in response to the Commission's Issues Paper titled "Regulation of Director and Executive Remuneration in Australia" (issued April 2009). The 70 page submission covers many different aspects of NED and Executive Remuneration, including f...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 29 May 2009

    Submission to Treasury on Exposure Draft Corporations Amendment Improving Accountability on

    On 29 May 2009 AICD lodged a submission with Federal Treasury in response to the Exposure Draft "Corporations Amendment (Improving Accountability on Termination Payments) Bill 2009" (issued on 5 May 2009). The submission outlines AICD's concerns with the draft Bill including its impact on the internat...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 17 Jul 2009

    AICD submission to Senate Economics Committee on termination payments

    On 17 July 2009 AICD provided a submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee in response to its inquiry into the Corporations Amendment (Improving Accountability on Termination Payments) Bill 2009. The submission outlines AICD’s concerns with the Bill, including the proposed low threshold ...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 27 May 2010

    Submission to ASXCGC Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations ED

    In a submission dated 27 May 2010 the Australian Institute of Company Directors provided its response to the ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Exposure Draft “Proposed Amendments to the ASX Corporate Governance Council Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations”. The submission outlines broa...

    Content Type: Policy Submission