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  • 31 Jan 2010

    Opinion Balancing the director liability burden

    As society re-appraises the risks posed by limited liability corporations, Steven Cole stresses the importance of balancing the liability burden faced by directors. Balancing the director liability burden In 1911, Nicholas Murray Butler, president of Columbia University, ...

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  • 30 Sep 2008

    OHS Reform A welcome new era Oct 08

    OH&S laws are being reviewed. Gabrielle Upton explains AICD’s concerns about the existing laws and how it believes these should be changed. A welcome new era A new era in occupational health and safety (OH&S) regulation may be dawning with the culmination of three recent...

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  • 31 Mar 2010

    Opinion Easing the OHS burden

    Maurice Baroni reviews a recent High Court case that places employers in a better position to argue, where appropriate, that it is not reasonably practicable to comply with NSW OH&S obligations. Easing the OH&S burden The High Court recently handed down a decision that clarifie...

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  • 31 Jan 2009

    Inside AICD Director liability Feb 09

    Board recruitment, retention and decisions. Gabrielle Upton reviews these important findings of a Treasury survey. AICD welcomes findings on director liability In 2008, AICD invited 600 members who were directors of ASX-200 listed companies to complete an online F...

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  • 30 Sep 2008

    CEO Report Towards principled OHS laws Oct 08

    Towards principled OH&S laws AICD strongly supports the application of “principled laws” when applied generally to legislation and specifically, when it comes to director liability. Principled laws refer to legislation based on principles or concepts such as the rule of law, fundamental tenets o...

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