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  • 30 Jan 2013

    Improving Board Effectiveness

    An effective board is crucial to the success of an organisation and it must have the right mix of skills and knowledge to work effectively. This Q&A discusses ways to improve board effectiveness including board composition and diversity, relationships within the board, internal processes and performance a...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 30 Jan 2013

    Advisory Boards

    Advisory boards provide non-binding strategic advice to organisations. Unlike statutory boards required by the Corporations Act 2001, they are informal in nature and therefore have greater flexibility in how they are set up and managed. This Q&A describes the role of advisory boards, when a company would ...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 14 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

  • 27 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

  • 31 Jan 2013

    Seeking External Advice

    Directors and boards occasionally may need to consider seeking independent professional advice in order effectively to deal with an issue and it is considered good practice to have policies and procedures in place to do so. This Q&A runs through the legal and corporate governance issues as well as the leg...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 05 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

  • 26 May 2010

    Submission to ASX on proposed listing rule amendments

    In a submission dated 27 May 2010 the Australian Institute of Company Directors provided its response to the Australian Securities Exchange’s Exposure Draft “Listing Rule Amendments- New Requirements for a Remuneration Committee and a Company Trading Policy”. The submission outlines broad support for ...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 31 Oct 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

  • 07 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

  • 30 Jan 2013

    Key Competencies for Directors

    The board is responsible for ensuring that it has represented on it the skills, knowledge and experience needed to effectively steer the company forward. Directors will be appointed to the board because their specific skills, knowledge and experience will fill particular gaps on the board. It is important to ...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 23 Feb 2004

    Prudential Supervision Of General Insurance Stage 2 Reforms Discussion Paper 2003

    24 February 2004TO: The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Mr Bob MackintoshSenior ManagerPolicy, Research and ConsultingAustralian Prudential Regulation Authority Dear Mr Mackintosh, Prudential Supervision of General Insurance - Stage 2 Reforms Discussio...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 30 Jan 2013

    Selecting A New Director

    A board needs to have a broad mix of skills and experience to be effective. The key goal in selecting directors is to build a mix that can work as a well-rounded team in fulfilling its duties and responsibilities. A formal and transparent procedure for the selection, appointment and re-appointment of director...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 30 Jan 2013

    Relationship Between the Board and Management

    A productive and harmonious relationship between the board and management is critical for good governance and organisational effectiveness but can be difficult to achieve in reality. The board and management are trying to achieve the same vision and objectives so a partnership based on trust and respect is mo...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 30 Jan 2013

    Rights of Directors

    The rights of company directors centre on enabling them effectively to perform their duties. Rights are set down in either a company’s constitution or in the Corporations Act 2001’s replaceable rules. This Q&A outlines these directors' rights, including the right to receive internal information, to inspec...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 30 Jan 2013

    Role of CEO and MD

    The CEO is the more senior executive in the organisation. The Managing Director is also the most senior executive but sits on the Board of Directors as well. This Q&A outlines the main aspects of the MD's/CEO's role and the differences between them as well as executive service agreements and delegations. ...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 26 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