Policy Submissions

An archive of papers we have published outlining our policy positions.

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  • Further submission on Financial Systems Inquiry

    Date: 1 Sep 2014

    Following its initial consultation, the Financial Systems Inquiry released its Interim Report on 15 July 2014. Company Directors made a submission as part of the initial consultation in March 2014, a copy of which can be located here. Pleasingly, the...

  • ACNC Options paper

    Date: 20 Aug 2014

    “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).

  • Canadian Securities Authority Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firm

    Date: 22 Jul 2014

    On 22 July 2014, Company Directors lodged a submission with the Canadian Securities Authority in response to its proposed National Policy 25-201 Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms (Guidance). While the Guidance is only intended to apply to proxy advis...

  • Submission to IAASB on ISA 720

    Date: 18 Jul 2014

    Submission to IAASB on Exposure Draft ISA 720:  The Auditor’s Responsibilities Relating to Other Information, Proposed Consequential and Conforming Amendments to Other ISAs

  • Submission to ASIC in response to report 392 ASICs deregulatory initiatives

    Date: 18 Jun 2014

    This submission is relevant to directors of all corporations regulated by ASIC.  Our comments on financial reporting thresholds are particularly relevant to proprietary companies.

  • Productivity Commission draft report Access to Justice Arrangements

    Date: 19 May 2014

    On 19 May, 2014 Company Directors lodged a submission with the Productivity Submission in response to its draft Report Access to Justice Arrangements.

  • Corporations Legislation Amendment Deregulatory and Other Measures Bill 2014

    Date: 12 May 2014

    On 12 May 2014, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (Company Directors) made a submission to Federal Treasury in response to its Exposure Draft of the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Deregulatory and Other Measures) Bill 2014. This E...

  • Senate Standing Committee on Economics ACNC repeal

    Date: 2 May 2014

    On 2 May 2014 Company Directors commented on the Bill to repeal the Australian and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) Act (2012).

  • Financial system inquiry

    Date: 31 Mar 2014

    Company Directors has argued in a submission to the Financial System Inquiry that a more flexible system of governance regulation is required for entities regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA).

  • APRA prudential practice guide on risk management

    Date: 28 Mar 2014

    On 28 March 2014, Company Directors lodged a submission in response to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA) “Draft Prudential Practice Guide CPG 220 – Risk Management”.