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  • multiplex overarches

    Date: 1 Oct 2005

    Multiplex Over-Arches   Multiplex, the once private WA construction company went public and went to England. It won the right to build the new Wembley Stadium but it has now discovered that the culture of a private company doesn’t travel well....

  • section 1324 finally shown to work

    Date: 1 Oct 2005

    Section 1324 finally shown to workA major victory for shareholders and other persons whose interests are affected Section 1324 of the Corporations Act, which was introduced many years ago (it previously was section 574 of the Corporations Law), gave...

  • the d and o reality test

    Date: 1 Oct 2005

    The D&O reality test By Ali Cromie Some thought-starters for directors and officers. Q. Are you willing to risk all your personal assets? A. Yes or No  Q. Who do your trust to protect your personal assets in legal proceedings arising from...

  • the d and o umbrella

    Date: 1 Oct 2005

    The D&O umbrella often has holes You think you may be covered but when the litigation rain begins, your D&O umbrella may have holes in it. Ali Cromie* reports Directors and officers liability insurance is “extremely complex” says insurance ...

  • the key to more effective boards

    Date: 1 Oct 2005

    The key to more effective boardsisn’t given in the rules The greatest challenges boards face is the way people engage with each other in the process of doing what has to be done, not the tasks themselves, says Sarah Cornally* When people come toget...

  • the members voice

    Date: 1 Oct 2005

    The members’ voice An outline of some of the issues addressed by AICD’s policy department, committees and taskforces over  the past month follows: Shareholder Friendly Reporting The AICD/PricewaterhouseCoopers Shareholder Friendly Report was ...

  • aicd division and canberra

    Date: 1 Sep 2005

    AICD Division and Canberra Canberra “Unlike any other city in the world” - Walter Burley Griffin Canberra may the nation’s capital and the site of the National Parliament but Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory is also home to a vibrant a...

  • all the wrong way with lbj

    Date: 1 Sep 2005

    All the wrong way with LBJ It is called the LBJ effect, a course of action named after the American president who put more resources into the Vietnam war even though it was clear the war could not be won. As Larry Stybel and Maryanne Peabody* explai...

  • architect back to the drawing board

    Date: 1 Sep 2005

    Architect back to the drawing board The International Company Directors Course has lured even some of our more experienced directors back to the classroom, says education director Pamela Murray-Jones, who interviewed Penny Morris, a participant on t...

  • building the healthy corporation

    Date: 1 Sep 2005

    Building the healthy corporation It is difficult – but vital – for managers to strike a balance between the short and long terms, say Richard Dobbs, Keith Leslie, and Lenny T. Mendonca*Growing numbers of organisations – including banks on both sides...

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