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  • 20 Aug 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 16

    Getting the most out of social media, Corporate bond market in for a boost, Securing the talent for growth, Financial reporting hurdle ahead for many NFPs, ASIC clarifies retail/wholesale test for SMSF trustees      Getting the most out of social ...

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

  • 01 Aug 2014

    Still too many reporting laggards

    Tony Featherstone explains how new regulations are lifting the bar on “we’re too small” excuses. The governance gap between large and smaller listed companies is widening in too many areas. Sustainability reporting is an example. As large companies disclose more information on th...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Aug 2014

    Protecting your rights

    Professor Bob Baxt details what we can expect from the Australian Law Reform Commission’s review into the freedoms and privileges enjoyed by Australians. Directors and officers of companies will generally be pleased to learn that the much anticipated government reference to the Australian La...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Aug 2014

    Do you know who you are dealing with

    Greg Tanzer explains how ASIC’s new smartphone application will help SME directors make simple checks before they enter into business transactions with other parties. What you see on the surface is not always what you get when it comes to dealing with another business. All directors, regardl...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Aug 2014

    From conformance to performance

    John H C Colvin argues that the Honest and Reasonable Director Defence, developed by Company Directors, will encourage better corporate performance and improve the regulatory environment. As Australia tries to increase productivity and competitiveness, we must acknowledge in our policy settings th...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Aug 2014

    On the way out

    Tony Featherstone reports on the many challenges faced by public sector directors as more and more government bodies get the axe as part of the Smaller Government Reform Agenda. Emeritus Professor Margaret Seares AO FAICD knew the Education Investment Fund Advisory Board was in trouble when the Na...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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