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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...

  • Role of the Audit Committee

    Content Type: Director Q and A

    04 Feb 2014

    The audit committee plays a key role in assisting the board to fulfil its corporate governance and oversight responsibilities in relation to a company’s financial reporting, internal control systems, risk management systems and the internal and external audit functions. This Q&A covers who has a...

  • 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. ...

  • Submission to IIRC Technical Taskforce on revised draft Integrated Reporting Framework

    Content Type: Policy Submission

    21 Oct 2013

    On 21 October 2013, the Australian Institute of Company Directors provided comments on the revised draft of the Integrated Reporting Framework to the Technical Taskforce of the International Integrated Reporting Council. Download the submission (PDF 229 KB).

  • Submission in response to the International Accounting Standards Board Leases Exposure Draft

    Content Type: Policy Submission

    13 Sep 2013

    On 13 September, the Australian Institute of Company Directors lodged a submission to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) in response to its Exposure Draft: Leases (Exposure Draft). The submission focussed on Company Directors concerns with the potential business impact of the pr...

  • 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...

  • Global Network of Director Institutes issues perspective on Integrated Reporting

    Content Type: Media Release

    29 Aug 2013

    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 t...

  • 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...

  • Submission to IIRC on International Integrated Reporting Framework

    Content Type: General

    15 Jul 2013

    On 15 July 2013, the Australian Institute of Company Directors made a submission to the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) in response to their Consultation Draft, International Integrated Reporting Framework. In summary, the Australian Institute of Company Directors comment...

  • 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 ...