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  • 31 Oct 2008

    Opinion Are you listening to your owners

    David W Anderson argues that directors must once again step up their game when it comes to engaging with shareholders. Are you listening to your owners? Most public company directors are loath to talk to shareholders. Such interaction is considered to be management’s job. After all, ma...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 30 Nov 2009

    Survival Kit 2020 Talking to shareholders in 2020

    How will you talk to shareholders in 2020 and who will they be? Domini Stuart goes in search of the answers. Talking to shareholders in 2020 In 2020 AGMs may be held in cyberspace Annual reports may become a quirk of history There will be fewer retail investors Gen X and Y sh...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 12 Apr 2004

    PJC Hearings on CLERP 9

    13 April 2004 TO: Democrats Senator Andrew MurraySenator for Western AustraliaParliament HouseCANBERRA ACT 2600 Dear Senator Murray,Thank you for the welcome you gave me at the PJC hearings on CLERP 9 and for the opportunity to comment on and potentially to support your proposed amendment.Your amend...

    Content Type: Policy Submission

  • 28 Feb 2009

    Inside AICD Policy Advocating for directors

    Rob Elliott provides an update on the issues being tackled by AICD’s Policy and Advocacy team. Advocating for directors AICD believes that through communication and engagement with shareholders, Australia’s directors will achieve a better stakeholder understanding of their role an...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 31 Aug 2008

    Investor Relations Being heard in a crowd Sep 08

    With a tough reporting season almost behind us, Fiona Baron outlines the hurdles companies have to clear to get their messages across to shareholders. Being heard in a crowd Effective communications with shareholders and other investors is no easy feat, particularly when the bears ...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 30 Nov 2007

    Inside AICD Policy Update

    An outline of some of the issues addressed by AICD’s policy department, committees and taskforces during the last month. Policy Update Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations & Financial Services’ inquiry into shareholder engagement and participati...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 31 Jan 2006

    cover story the right to refuse

     The right to refuse Last year saw the first road test of new CLERP 9 disclosure rules, enabling shareholders to cast non-binding votes against proposed executive remuneration. In the post-AGM flurry, Giles Parkinson reviews whether as many boards were set back on their heels as predicted. There is an old ...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 31 Jan 2012

    Sharpening your antennae

    Christian Zahra explains why understanding government and public policy is a director’s business. A key part of the value that an effective director adds to a board is an understanding of the external environment – an ability to "bring the outside in" to deliberations on business strategy. ...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Jul 2014

    Onwards and upwards

    John H C Colvin reviews Company Directors’ highlights and achievements over the past six years. It is amazing how quickly the past six years have gone by. It seems like only yesterday that I was first appointed CEO of Company Directors and, together with the board and executive team, embarked on one of t...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 01 Mar 2014

    Carrying on when disaster strikes

    From floods, fires, power failures and pandemics to terrorist attacks, computer hacking and problems at your suppliers – an unlimited number of unexpected events can bring your business to a halt if you do not plan for unknown risks. Domini Stuart provides some tips on business continuity planning. In De...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 18 Jan 2011

    Shareholder Information

    Australian Shareholders Association An organisation established to represent the interest of investors. The site lists position papers that reflect the shareholders views on corporate governance issues. Australian Stock Exchange Corporate File Provides access to company repo...

    Content Type: General

  • 11 Oct 2011

    Research spotlights links between directors, shareholders and proxy advisers

    The links and engagement between directors, institutional shareholders and proxy advisers are explored in a new study launched by the Australian Institute of Company Directors. The Institutional Share Voting and Engagement research report, conducted by Mercer for Company Directors, delves int...

    Content Type: Media Release

  • 30 Sep 2009

    News Views October 09

    Beefing up communications With the annual general meeting season fast approaching, companies needed to put some meat into their communications, but hold back on adding too many dressings or layers to their executive remuneration policies. This was the view of Erik Mather MAICD, managing director of Regn...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 30 Sep 2005

    a shareholderfriendly financial report

    A shareholder-friendly financial report   More Australians are share owners than ever before, according to the 2004 ASX Share Ownership Study which showed that 55 percent of adult Australians (8 million people) now include shares in their investment portfolio, up from 51 percent last year (7.4 million peop...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 29 Feb 2004

    Improving company board disclosure to shareholders ASIC Report

    If you’re a director of a public company, how can you help ensure that your board gives your shareholders full and accurate information when it’s either seeking shareholder approval or giving information in situations where you or other directors have a commercial-type conflict of interest? Improving company boar...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 30 Jun 2004

    CEO Report Director accountability AICD Review

    There has been a revolution in business transparency. Time was when an annual report would tell you the company was financially sound and led by wise directors and management and you could look forward to a shilling’s dividend - end of story. Director accountability There has been a revolution in business transp...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 31 Jan 2004

    Coping with childish phobias Accounting

    As my friends and acquaintances are aware, I am partially deaf. I was diagnosed with nerve deafness in the mid-1970s after my parents took me to an audiologist to learn that my hearing was impaired in my left ear.Coping with childish phobias As my friends and acquaintances are aware, I am partially deaf. I was d...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 30 Nov 2009

    Survival Kit 2020 20 shareholder trends for 2020

    Tony Featherstone pinpoints 20 big trends that could change the way in which boards communicate with shareholders by 2020. 20 shareholder trends for 2020 Picture this: instead of attending the annual general meeting (AGM) investors watch it on an iPhone and vote electronically in real ...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 31 Aug 2008

    CEO s Report Time to enliven not stifle AGMs Sep 08

    Time to enliven not stifle AGMs Effective engagement with shareholders is a recurring theme for directors, particularly in the lead up to the annual meeting season for listed companies. Continuous years of economic prosperity have given way to more uncertain times, and the latest reporting season has be...

    Content Type: CDM Article

  • 30 Nov 2008

    Resilience in 2009 Shareholder communications

    Following an often tough AGM season for many companies, Tony Featherstone examines the communications challenges directors are yet to face. Shareholder communications Nobody expected this year’s annual general meeting (AGM) season to be a picnic, but the level of shareholder hostil...

    Content Type: CDM Article