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  • 23 Jul 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 14

    Make a fresh start this financial year, Charities to be again regulated by ASIC and the ATO, New report backs calls for employee share scheme reforms, The differences between executive and non-executive directors, The power of one woman     Make a fresh s...

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

  • 09 Jul 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 13

    Government grant doubles diversity scholarship program, Cut through questions to survive digital disruption, A compliance fillip for small businesses, ASIC fixes reporting anomaly, Calling all NFP directors and executives     Government grant doubles diversity scholarship prog...

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

  • 01 Jul 2014

    Budget inflicts big loss on business community

    A monthly review of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ policy and advocacy team’s key projects and issues. CAMAC Abolition Following the Budget, we communicated our disappointment to the federal government about its intention to abolish the Corporations and Markets Advis...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Jul 2014

    Staying on top of executive pay

    With the AGM season fast approaching, Angela Perry explains key changes to factor into remuneration planning. For listed company directors, the annual general meeting (AGM) season is fast approaching – when company decisions are put to the vote and remuneration structures are scrutinised by ...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Jul 2014

    Stopping the phoenix's flight

    Greg Tanzer details how ASIC combats people who establish new companies with the assets of a previous entity to avoid creditors. Many company directors express frustration to me about so-called “phoenix” company activity, where smaller companies shut down their operations leaving cred...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 25 Jun 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 12

    Senate report leaves NFPs in limbo, ATO ruling could put Bitcoin on the board agenda, How to become anti-bribery compliant, How to judge a director’s character, SMEs shift from survival to growth      Senate report leaves NFPs in limbo The not-for...

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

  • 18 Jun 2014

    Submission to ASIC in response to report 392 ASICs deregulatory initiatives

    This submission is relevant to directors of all corporations regulated by ASIC.  Our comments on financial reporting thresholds are particularly relevant to proprietary companies. ASIC’s Deregulatory Initiatives On 18 June 2014 the Australian Institute of Company Directors provided a sub...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 11 Jun 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 11

    Big growth themes for your board’s agenda, Important reminders from the courts, Avoiding entrapment in the family business, What’s on ASIC's radar for financial year end reports, Global directors say no to short-termism     Big growth themes for your...

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

  • 12 May 2014

    Corporations Legislation Amendment Deregulatory and Other Measures Bill 2014

    On 12 May 2014, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (Company Directors) made a submission to Federal Treasury in response to its Exposure Draft of the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Deregulatory and Other Measures) Bill 2014. This Exposure Draft sets out proposed amendments to the &l...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 08 May 2014

    Honeymoon wanes for Government as low productivity weighs on directors' sentiment

    Directors’ confidence in the Coalition government has diminished on the eve of its first budget next Tuesday as concerns about the strength of the local economy dominate business decision making, according to the latest Director Sentiment Index (DSI). The Australian Institute of Company Direc...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 01 May 2014

    Oh not a beauty

    John M Green draws some lessons from Toyota’s head-on collision with regulators. At great cost, carmaker Toyota snubbed its own warning – that objects can be closer than rearview mirrors suggest. Once, Toyota enjoyed an enviable reputation for quality and safety. In 2009, Fortune maga...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 May 2014

    Igniting the growth agenda

    John H C Colvin outlines why the Company Directors annual conference will help set the agenda for national debate on Australia’s economic prospects. I’m looking forward with much anticipation to catching up with as many of you as possible at Company Directors’ annual conference ...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 May 2014

    Get ready for a new accounting paradigm

    Dianne Azoor Hughes says there are five areas that the International Accounting Standards Board needs to consider when assessing submissions to its recent proposals. Professionals have questioned whether statutory financial reports can be more useful and meaningful to users. The Financial Reporti...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Apr 2014

    Corporate Cop's scorecard

    Professor Bob Baxt examines how well the Australian Securities and Investments Commission is performing. On 19 February 2014, the Senate Economic References Committee commenced hearings in relation to its inquiry into the performance of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). ...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Apr 2014

    Directorship across borders

    John Price details the responsibilities of directors of companies with foreign operations. The importance of Australian directors on boards of companies with foreign operations has received media coverage recently, in relation to Sino Australia Oil & Gas Limited. While the Australian Securitie...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Apr 2014

    Policy Update

    A monthly review of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ policy and advocacy team’s key projects and issues. State Owned Corporations The NSW government is conducting a review into the framework which regulates the governance and accountability of State Owned Corporations (...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 31 Mar 2014

    Financial system inquiry

    Company Directors has argued in a submission to the Financial System Inquiry that a more flexible system of governance regulation is required for entities regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). The submission, lodged on 31 March, suggested this flexibility could be ac...

    Content Type: General

  • 28 Mar 2014

    Proposed Governance-Related Listing Rule Amendments – Supplementary Consultation

    On 28 March 2014, Company Directors lodged a submission with ASX Limited in response to the Proposed Governance-Related Listing Rule Amendments – Supplementary Consultation. Key comments made in our submission included: Broadly speaking, we support the changes proposed under the Supplemen...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 01 Mar 2014

    A new age of globalisation

    Nader Mousavizadeh believes the world is entering a new period of globalisation characterised by more fragmentation between countries and greater government interference. Zilla Efrat reports. Directors must prepare for a new age of globalisation and ask the right questions to ensure their organisa...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Mar 2014

    The importance of independence

    Domini Stuart investigates what makes a director independent and whether independence adds value for shareholders. The idea that the majority of directors of a listed public company should be independent is relatively new.   “Before the 1970s, boards of directors were presumed to be man...

    Content Type: CDM Article