The Boardroom Report

Volume 13 | Issue 17 | 2 September 2015

Long-term game for Asia

There is a lack of understanding about the long-term nature of doing business in Asia, according to a prominent Australian director.

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    The findings from a US study by the National Association of Corporate Directors have found strategic planning and cyber-security risk are key issues for many NFP organisations.

  • APRA reveals review submissions

    Boards of banks, building societies and credit unions, as well as general insurers and life companies, to be provided with greater clarity on their requirements and responsibilities, says APRA.

  • Institutional investors and growth

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  • Return of zero-base budgeting

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  • Perpetual awards $6.2m to NFPs

    Investment firm Perpetual has announced the recipients of its new IMPACT Philanthropy Partnership program.

  • Cairns steps in as Woolworths chair

    Former Lion Nathan chief Gordon Cairns yesterday commenced with Woolworths as chairman and a non-executive director (NED).