May 2011

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  • ASIC Report Improving disclosure

    Date: 1 May 2011

    ASIC recently released a number of papers aimed at improving levels of disclosure to share investors and the market.

  • CEO Report More red tape for directors

    Date: 1 May 2011

    John H C Colvin discusses the many issues directors will have to deal with if new laws on executive remuneration are passed by Parliament.

  • Directors Counsel The skills you need

    Date: 1 May 2011

    Professor Bob Baxt reviews Federal Court comments on whether directors need to bring special skills to their positions.

  • Featherstone Small companies need a break

    Date: 1 May 2011

    Tony Featherstone argues that new executive pay laws were designed for ASX 100 companies and that smaller companies were left out of the debate.

  • Feature Getting the right cover

    Date: 1 May 2011

    All D&O policies are not the same and choosing the wrong policy can be a very costly mistake. Domini Stuart provides some tips on how to ensure you have the right cover.

  • Feature Healthcare reform update

    Date: 1 May 2011

    As healthcare reform activity escalates, Richard Hemming provides an update on the issues directors on new healthcare boards may have to tackle.

  • Feature Making the right choice

    Date: 1 May 2011

    Choosing the wrong board for you can lead to unpleasant outcomes and many regrets. Domini Stuart provides some tips on how to do your due diligence before you make any leap.

  • Feature Out of reach

    Date: 1 May 2011

    Greater workloads and responsibilities should warrant more compensation. But as Tony Featherstone reports, most directors are unlikely to get a pay rise any time soon.

  • Feature Preparing for a takeover bid

    Date: 1 May 2011

    With M&A activity poised to accelerate this year, Janine Mace examines the two paths bidders can take and the differences between these.

  • Feature Spotting the gaps

    Date: 1 May 2011

    Ahead of the Company Directors conference in Beijing this month, Domini Stuart analyses the opportunities emerging for Australian business from China’s latest five-year plan.

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