The Boardroom Report

Volume 13 | Issue 14 |  22 July 2015

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Handling activist investors

A study examining more than 400 activist investments has found targets for activism are becoming larger and the industry segments more diverse.

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Also in this issue

  • Boards missing succession trick

    Generational change offers boards the opportunity to improve performance and increase diversity, but there is little consensus among companies on how to seize these opportunities.

  • New merger toolkit for NFPs

    The trend towards a reduction in funding and revenue is creating new difficulties for many not- for-profit entities.

  • ASX update

    The Australian Securities Exchange has issued the final version of its revised Guidance Note 8 Continuous Disclosure Listing Rules 3.1-31B.

  • Resolving disputes

    Disputes in the boardroom can undermine board effectiveness and organisational performance, so adopting certain approaches and processes before and after they occur is imperative.

  • Review of Associations Incorporation Act

    Following a governance review in 2013, NSW Fair Trading is undertaking a statutory review of the Associations Incorporation Act 2009.  Associations and their members are encouraged to contribute.

  • Navigating digital disruption

    A recent Boston Consulting Group article suggests that we face the third, and biggest, wave of digital disruption and directors need to understand the enormous challenges this presents.

  • Class announces board changes

    Software solutions provider, Class, has announced the appointment of three new board members.