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  • Superannuation time for a change AICD Review

    Date: 1 Aug 2005

    The superannuation industry has tremendous economic clout, yet the trustees making major decisions do not always have the necessary skill-sets, says John Simmonds*

  • The Government board conundrum doing the impossible yesterday AICD Review

    Date: 1 Aug 2005

    Directors wary of personal liability frequently see appointment to government boards as a less risky proposition.

  • The implications of IFRS for nonaccountants accountancy

    Date: 1 Aug 2005

    The adoption of IFRS will have significant impacts on some companies’ reported profits and net assets position, warns Wayne Lonergan

  • The members voice AICD Review

    Date: 1 Aug 2005

    An outline of some of the issues addressed by AICD’s policy department, committees and taskforces over the past month follows:

  • The right stuff AICD Review

    Date: 1 Aug 2005

    Wondering what it takes to join the exclusive group of scholarship holders to AICD’s International Company Director’s Course? Pamela Murray-Jones consulted an inaugural winner - though the meeting was an exercise in logistics...

  • TURNING REGULATION INTO PROFIT To the Editor

    Date: 1 Aug 2005

    If your article "Is corporate regulation killing the company" (Company Director, June) encapsulates many of the views held by Australian directors, then directors need to re-examine the way in which regulation can be turned into profit or conversely ...

  • Whistleblowers Company officers obligations ASIC Report

    Date: 1 Aug 2005

    Company officers and other persons have legal obligations under the Corporations Act if they receive a revelation from a whistleblower

  • Appeasing everyone satisfying no one AICD Review

    Date: 1 Jul 2005

    Managing shareholder activism "requires directors to recognise the company stakeholders, communicate with them effectively and communicate with the company as a whole", says Michael Parshall, a partner at law firm, Clayton Utz.

  • APRA and corporate governance

    Date: 1 Jul 2005

    Markets are at the heart of all economies. In an excellent recent book, Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator of the Financial Times, looks at the role markets play in wealthy economies in particular.

  • Choosing between differing accountancy standards LAw Reporter

    Date: 1 Jul 2005

    As Australia develops a closer affinity with an international regime of accounting regulation (the Government requires Australian companies to comply with international accounting standards), companies which do not necessarily find the international ...

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