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  • A new age of globalisation

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Mar 2014

    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...

  • Connecting with investors on pay

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Feb 2014

    In the wake of the recent AGM season, Domini Stuart discovers communication still counts most when reporting on executive remuneration. In 2011, 52.9 per cent of Pacific Brands’ shareholders voted against the board’s remuneration report when it emerged that the CEO and other senior executives ha...

  • Avoiding grey hairs from aged care reform

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Feb 2014

    Aged care service providers face a mass of regulatory reforms and a fast approaching baby boomer retirement time bomb. To avoid more grey hairs, Nichola Clark says directors need to go back to basics and review their strategies. There’s a meteor heading towards Australia. It’s about 20 ye...

  • No longer the Wild West

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Feb 2014

    Domini Stuart discovers that despite peaking commodity prices and other challenges, the potential for Western Australia’s economy should not be underestimated. Western Australia (WA) had the fastest-performing economy over the past decade and Michael McNulty GAICD, Deloitte’s WA managing partner...

  • The secret to success

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Feb 2014

    Phil Ruthven puts Australia’s best companies under the microscope to assess what makes the high-fliers tick. Each year, IBISWorld downloads its company database to find out how well corporations and government entities have performed over the previous five years. The survey eliminates com...

  • Litigation funders by another name

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Feb 2014

    Jason Betts and Guy Narburgh compare the checks and balances on litigation funders with those against D&O insurers to explain why they need comparable regulation. Shareholder class actions are now a well-established feature of the Australian litigation landscape. One of the key factors ...

  • Integrated reporting: a boon for productivity?

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Dec 2013

    The telling of a good sustainability story is shaping up to become a market-driven “must have” for listed companies. Tim Murray reports on trends that are encouraging companies to get their messages out. Issues like the global financial crisis and global warming have caused an increasingly ...

  • Policy Update

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Dec 2013

    A monthly review of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ policy and advocacy team’s key projects and issues. Queensland introduces landmark director liability reforms On 16 October, the Queensland government passed the Directors’ Liability Reform Amendment Act 2012. ...

  • Integrated reporting concerns

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Sep 2013

    John H C Colvin outlines Company Directors’ concerns about a proposed international integrated reporting framework that could lead to overly prescriptive, compliance-driven corporate reporting. The global push for integrated reporting is an issue that is attracting increasing attention – ...

  • Policy Update

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Sep 2013

    A monthly review of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ policy and advocacy team’s key projects and issues. Draft revised ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations In August, the ASX Corporate Governance Council released its draft revised Corporate G...

  • Policy Update

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Aug 2013

    A monthly review of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ policy and advocacy team’s key projects and issues. Productivity and deregulation focus for next governmentIn July, we released our "open letter" to the next government – Governing for a More Prosperous Australia: K...

  • Q and A with Nora Scheinkestel

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Aug 2013

    Nora Scheinkestel talks to Tony Featherstone about how she became a trailblazer for professional career directors and one not afraid to ruffle feathers. Directors often talk about governance as a "career" and their directorships as a "portfolio". For Nora Scheinkestel, direc...

  • The devil in the detail

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Jul 2013

    A review of governance standards for charities gets Steven Cole wondering whether they represent a “safe start” for the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission or a lost opportunity to better achieve its goals. The advent of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commiss...

  • Policy Update

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Jun 2013

    A monthly review of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ policy and advocacy team’s key projects and issues. Audit firm rotationA perspectives paper was released last month by the Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI) on the issue of mandatory audit firm rotation (...

  • 2013 the year of NFP change

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Jun 2013

    Professor David Gilchrist explains why the 2013 Directors Social Impact Study will be vital to better understanding the NFP sector after a year of huge reforms. There is no doubt 2013 is the year of change for the not-for-profit (NFP) sector in Australia. The reforms being implemented at ...

  • The director’s role in IT

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Jun 2013

    Nigel Phair argues that directors need to better understand their IT risks and opportunities. The online environment has transformed many businesses, increasing sales, improving productivity and building enhanced stakeholder relationships. Indeed, the internet is the lifeblood of many Aus...

  • New executive pay worries

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Apr 2013

    Listed companies have jumped many hurdles to improve their executive pay practices and avoid falling foul of the "two-strikes" law. Now, as Domini Stuart reports, a new wave of pay reforms are heading their way. The second reporting season since the introduction of the "two-strikes" rule l...

  • Indian company law gets a revamp

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Mar 2013

    Praveen Gupta outlines some of the proposed reforms to corporate law that could change the way companies operate in India. Back in the 1950s, as a young republic, India chose to tread the socialistic path. Not surprisingly, the nationalisation of the following ensued: airline industry (1...

  • Further lessons from Centro

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Feb 2013

    Having been involved in the restructuring of the then troubled Centro property group, Susan Oliver suggests some ways in which directors can improve the success rate of their decision-making and value they contribute in the boardroom. In November 2012, the Australian Securities and Invest...

  • Policy Update

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 Feb 2013

    Rob Elliott outlines some of Company Directors’ policy priorities for the year ahead. To kick off the New Year, I thought it appropriate to outline some of our policy priorities for the year ahead. These priorities reflect our conversations with you, as well as with divisional representat...