The Boardroom Report

Volume 14 | Issue 1 | 3 February 2016

Weathering the financial market storm

2016 is off to a rocky start as concerns mount about international financial market stability. Dr Andrew Charlton discusses the factors expected to contribute to market volatility and considers how directors should respond to these challenges.

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Also in this issue

  • Governance trends in 2016

    Governance driving performance and digital disruption are among the top governance issues in 2016. The Governance Leadership Centre’s Louise Pocock explores the key issues likely to appear on directors’ radars this year.

  • Directors’ tips for executives

    The board–executive relationship should run like a well-oiled machine. The AICD asks three of Australia’s leading directors about their top tips for fostering this successful dynamic.

  • Winding up your charity

    Last month, the Shane Warne Foundation announced it will cease operations amid controversy regarding its distribution of funds. The ACNC provides a checklist of what directors need to do when facing the closure of their charity.

  • What I’ve learnt: Cyan Ta’eed

    Co-founder of “Australia’s Coolest Company for Women” and 2015 Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year, Cyan Ta’eed MAICD shares her lessons learnt and how to nurture a diverse culture in your business.

  • Gearing up for change: New lease accounting standard

    Deloitte’s Alison White and Henri Venter explore the wide-ranging implications of the International Accounting Standards Board’s release of a new lease accounting standard.

  • Australia’s first Small Business Ombudsman

    This week, Kate Carnell AO FAICD was announced as the inaugural Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman.