The Boardroom Report

Volume 13 | Issue 3 | 18 February 2015

Test your knowledge

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has designed a financial reporting quiz aimed at helping directors assess their understanding of such matters.

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Also in this issue

  • Protecting minority investors

    The opportunities privately held companies extend to shareholders who are strangers are rarely extended to those who are relatives.

  • Making reporting easier

    The Australian Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board are working on a range of initiatives to address concerns about information overload in financial statements.

  • Engaging shareholders

    The key to improving stakeholder engagement and market value could lie in the information that companies are not revealing in their annual reports.

  • Measuring safety

    Companies that have a higher proportion of remuneration weighted towards safety measures tend to have lower injury frequencies, according to Credit Suisse.

  • Performing better

    A well-executed strategy matters more than ever. Boards and management must interact productively when defining and refining their companies’ strategies.

  • The year ahead

    Remuneration, the possible reversal of tax changes and increased shareholder rights are set to dominate the environmental, social and corporate governance agenda in 2015.

  • Allen appointed to ASX board

    Yasmin Allen FAICD has been appointed to the Australian Securities Exchange board as a non-executive director.