The Boardroom Report
Volume 13 | Issue 7 | 16 April 2015
ACNC lives on
The Federal Government has given its clearest indication yet that the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission is to remain, at least for the foreseeable future.
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Also in this issue
The Australian Institute of Company Directors is calling for all boards to ensure that 30 per cent of their directors are female and urges S&P/ASX 200 companies to meet this new target by the end of 2018.
The Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Employee Share Schemes) Bill 2015, which has the potential to affect remuneration frameworks and models for start-up companies, has been introduced into federal parliament.
The Federal Government has released a discussion paper about taxation in Australia titled Re:Think which has caused some ripples in the not-for-profit sector.
Following the first year of operation of the new privacy laws, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has issued updates to the Australian Privacy Principle guidelines.
Boards frequently challenge their executives to get with the digital age, but many have not followed their own good advice.
Business culture is rapidly becoming a crucial factor in business performance and hence board effectiveness, says Heidrick & Struggles.
The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors has announced the appointment of Louise Davidson as its new chief executive officer.