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  • 03 May 2012

    All directors to bear the brunt as Government fails to target real phoenix company operators

    At a time when the international economy is focused on increasing business productivity, the Australian government has again prioritised conformance over performance by over-regulating the majority of directors to target the few engaged in fraudulent phoenix company activity. In a submission to Treasury ...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 13 May 2003

    Federal budget 2003 a step forward for Australias international competitiveness Directors

    Federal budget 2003 a step forward for Australias international competitiveness Directors

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 19 Sep 2005

    More clarity for shareholders needed say Directors

    With the increasing complexity of reporting requirements, information provided to shareholders on company performance is becoming less meaningful without expert ‘translation’. Offering a comprehensible alternative the AICD, together with PricewaterhouseCoopers, today launched an illustrative guide to reportin...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 15 Feb 2007

    Proposals will extend APRA s power and increase systemic risk for boards

    Proposals outlined in the Streamlining Prudential Regulation: Response ‘Rethinking Regulation’ project are set to extend APRA’s powers and discretion and lack appropriate checks and balances to make the regulator accountable for its decisions and methods, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (A...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 15 Nov 2007

    Directors acknowledge shareholder concerns

    Continuously improving shareholder engagement is a challenge welcomed by directors, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), said today. “Directors know there is discontent among some shareholders relating to governance issues, and there are opportunities for them to be innovative in engaging wi...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 10 Mar 2009

    Finsia and AICD release new profit reporting principles

    Principles designed to encourage greater consistency and transparency in non-statutory profit reporting have been released by the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) today.The inconsistent reporting of non-statutory pr...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 04 Dec 2009

    Red tape cuts will ease the burden says AICD

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) today welcomed moves by the Federal Government to reduce red tape for companies in the area of corporate reporting requirements, announced by the Minister for Corporate Law, Chris Bowen MP.“While we are still examining the detail of some of the change...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 24 Jun 2009

    AICD says termination payments legislation still flawed

    The Federal Government’s moves to restrict executive termination payments go too far and will impact on the ability of Australian companies to recruit top quality executives, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) said today.While welcoming some improvements made to the original draft legi...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 12 Feb 2009

    AICD issues new Guidelines for Boards on Executive Remuneration

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has called on company boards to critically assess their approach to executive remuneration.The Global Financial Crisis has highlighted the difficulties faced by listed company boards in setting appropriate executive remuneration structures and incenti...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 01 Jun 2009

    AICD and AUASB release guidelines to assist company directors assess going concern

    With Australian companies and other entities experiencing difficult and uncertain economic conditions, some of the most significant impacts may be in the area of financial reporting - in particular, directors’ assessment of their company’s ability to continue as a ‘going concern’.With this in mind, the ...

    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

  • 04 Mar 2002

    Financial statements checklist released for directors

    Financial statements checklist released for directors.

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 29 Aug 2013

    Global Network of Director Institutes issues perspective on Integrated Reporting

    A global network of director institutes has today released a paper supporting improvements to the way organisations report to their shareholders and other stakeholders, including in ways guided by the International Integrated Reporting Framework. However, the network has argued that any changes to the way organis...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 04 Jun 2010

    Directors unveil plan for better remuneration reports

    Remuneration reports would be more “shareholder friendly” and would focus on the remuneration actually received by senior executives, under an overhaul of the Corporations Act being proposed by the Australian Institute of Company Directors.The reforms, outlined in a position paper released t...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 29 Aug 2008

    Profit reporting open to debate

    New principles on profit reporting have been opened up for debate by the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) in a discussion paper released today. The aim of the discussion paper, titled Underlying Profit, is to encourage listed compani...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 30 Jun 2008

    Investors urged to keep director trading review in perspective

    The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) today urged investors to keep the results of ASX’s review of directors’ trading in perspective, as interest groups have sought to discredit directors by drawing conclusions without complete consideration of the regulatory framework governing share trading p...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 31 Oct 2000

    AICD Submission to the Australian Accounting Standards Board on Accounting for Share Based Payments

    Submission to The Chairman, Australian Accounting Standards Board. 31 October 2000The Chairman, Australian Accounting Standards Board Dear Mr Alfredson, Invitation to comment Accounting for share based payment: G4 +1 proposals In relation to the invitation to comment on the G4+1 discussion paper "Account...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 27 Jan 2012

    Submission to Treasury on proposed amendments to Corporations Act relating to dividends

    This submission is in response to the discussion paper, Proposed Amendments to the Corporations Act, released by the Federal Treasury, which deals with the dividends payment test in s254T: proposed amendments to the parent entity reporting requirements and changing the financial year of a company. ...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 23 Nov 2012

    Submission to ASIC on Effective Disclosure in an Operating and Financial Review

    This submission is in response to ASIC’s Consultation Paper 187: Effective disclosure in an operating and financial review issued in September 2012, which provides guidance to listed entities that are required to prepare an operating and financial review in their Directors Report. Our submission di...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 23 Sep 2008

    Senate Economics Committee Inquiry into Disclosure Regimes for charities and notforprofit

    AICD believes that a ‘light touch’ needs to be applied in reforming not-for-profit (NFP) regulation so that volunteers and donors are not dissuaded by red tape from contributing their time, expertise and money to the sector. Cost burdens need to be balanced against the benefits of any regulatory regim...

    Content Type: Policy Submission