Policy Submissions

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An archive of papers we have published outlining our policy positions.

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  • Assurance on Integrated Reporting

    Date: 1 Dec 2014

    On 1 December 2014, the Australian Institute of Company Directors lodged a submission in response  to the International Integrated Reporting Council’s (IIRC) discussion paper, Assurance on Integrated Reporting, an exploration of issues.

  • Submission to the AASB in response to ED 256

    Date: 25 Nov 2014

    On 25 November 2014, the Australian Institute of Company Directors lodged a submission with the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) in response to their exposure draft, ED 256: Removal of Cross-References from Financial Statements to Other D...

  • Competition Policy Review Misuse of Market Power

    Date: 17 Nov 2014

    On 17 November 2014 Company Directors lodged a submission with the Competition Policy Review Panel in response to a call for comments on a draft report released by the Panel in September 2014.

  • CAMAC Abolition

    Date: 24 Oct 2014

    On 24 October 2014, Company Directors lodged a submission with Federal Treasury opposing the abolition of the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC). Our submission was in response to the release of an exposure draft of the Australian Se...

  • Further submission on Financial Systems Inquiry

    Date: 1 Sep 2014

    Following its initial consultation, the Financial Systems Inquiry released its Interim Report on 15 July 2014. Company Directors made a submission as part of the initial consultation in March 2014, a copy of which can be located here. Pleasingly, the...

  • ACNC Options paper

    Date: 20 Aug 2014

    “Company Directors provided comment to the Department of Social Services on their Options Paper for Replacement Arrangements following the abolition of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

  • Canadian Securities Authority Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firm

    Date: 22 Jul 2014

    On 22 July 2014, Company Directors lodged a submission with the Canadian Securities Authority in response to its proposed National Policy 25-201 Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms (Guidance). While the Guidance is only intended to apply to proxy advis...

  • Submission to IAASB on ISA 720

    Date: 18 Jul 2014

    Submission to IAASB on Exposure Draft ISA 720:  The Auditor’s Responsibilities Relating to Other Information, Proposed Consequential and Conforming Amendments to Other ISAs

  • Submission to ASIC in response to report 392 ASICs deregulatory initiatives

    Date: 18 Jun 2014

    This submission is relevant to directors of all corporations regulated by ASIC.  Our comments on financial reporting thresholds are particularly relevant to proprietary companies.

  • Productivity Commission draft report Access to Justice Arrangements

    Date: 19 May 2014

    On 19 May, 2014 Company Directors lodged a submission with the Productivity Submission in response to its draft Report Access to Justice Arrangements.