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
The opportunities privately held companies extend to shareholders who are strangers are rarely extended to those who are relatives.
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.
The key to improving stakeholder engagement and market value could lie in the information that companies are not revealing in their annual reports.
Companies that have a higher proportion of remuneration weighted towards safety measures tend to have lower injury frequencies, according to Credit Suisse.
A well-executed strategy matters more than ever. Boards and management must interact productively when defining and refining their companies’ strategies.
Remuneration, the possible reversal of tax changes and increased shareholder rights are set to dominate the environmental, social and corporate governance agenda in 2015.
Yasmin Allen FAICD has been appointed to the Australian Securities Exchange board as a non-executive director.