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  • 31 Oct 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 21

    Directors vocal on board composition, Executive pay to remain static, Thodey’s warning on digital disruption, M&A not the solution for NFPs, ESS changes to buoy start-ups, SME confidence rebounds, ACNC abolition hangs in balance, Apple co-founder joins UTS Directors vocal on board compos...

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

  • 24 Oct 2014

    CAMAC Abolition

    On 24 October 2014, Company Directors lodged a submission with Federal Treasury opposing the abolition of the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC). Our submission was in response to the release of an exposure draft of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Amendment (Cor...

    Content Type: General

  • 03 Oct 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 19

    Slow reform could stifle Australian start-ups, NFPs look to social enterprise model, The “Aussie way”, Achieving strategy though advisory boards, Sustainability’s strategic worth, Discrimination “systemic and pervasive” in workplace, ASIC pushes breach reporting standar...

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

  • 01 Oct 2014

    The phoenix war

    The corporate watchdog has upped the ante when it comes to targeting illegal phoenix firms by broadening its scope to include the building and construction sector, writes Greg Tanzer. Readers of this magazine know that the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)has been cracking dow...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 05 Sep 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 17

    Alarming global employment shortages revealed, What’s the purpose of a strategic plan?, Speak up for tax reform, Rural women recognised with inaugural scholarships, Has the AGM reached its use-by date?, Issuance underwriting fees skyrocket, Small business advocate...

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

  • 01 Sep 2014

    Fighting the good fight

    The future regulation of not-for-profit organisations and the issue of director liability have been high on our agenda this month. Options paper for Abolition of the ACNC We have continued to engage with the government on matters of concern to the not-for-profit (NFP) director community, including...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Sep 2014

    Freedom to choose the right path

    Domini Stuart examines whether a legal defence proposed by Company Directors will benefit the majority of directors who are committed to doing the right thing. In 2010, Steven Cole FAICD had the job of explaining Australia’s director liability regime as part of the Walton Business School Cer...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Sep 2014

    What ASIC expects of directors

    Greg Medcraft recently discussed the role of directors as gatekeepers and their duties in an address at a Company Directors lunch in Sydney. When it comes to discussing the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s (ASIC’s) expectations of directors, we need to focus on the ro...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Sep 2014

    Time to review infringement notices

    Professor Bob Baxt would like to see infringement notices for continuous disclosure breaches and penalties reviewed. When the then chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), David Knott, approached the Australian Treasurer of the day, Peter Costello, to seek the intro...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 20 Aug 2014

    ACNC Options paper

    “Company Directors provided comment to the Department of Social Services on their Options Paper for Replacement Arrangements following the abolition of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). Since the commencement of the NFP Reform in 2010/2011 and through a range of s...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 20 Aug 2014

    ACNC Options paper

    “Company Directors provided comment to the Department of Social Services on their Options Paper for Replacement Arrangements following the abolition of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). Since the commencement of the NFP Reform in 2010/2011 and through a range of s...

    Content Type: General

  • 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

    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

  • 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

    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

  • 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

    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