February 2013

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  • ASIC Report Auditors put on notice

    Date: 1 Feb 2013

    Greg Medcraft explains why the audit profession needs to lift its game to avoid government-imposed reforms in Australia.

  • CEO Report Expanding with the times

    Date: 1 Feb 2013

    John H C Colvin explains how Company Directors’ increasing moves into the digital world and international arena will benefit members.

  • Checklist Approving the financial report

    Date: 1 Feb 2013

    Directors are responsible for approving and adopting the financial report and cannot delegate that responsibility, even to apparently competent and reliable people. James Lonie provides a checklist to assist directors of public companies in signi...

  • Directors Counsel More Hardie lessons

    Date: 1 Feb 2013

    Professor Bob Baxt summarises the messages sent by the NSW Court of Appeal in its recent judgment on penalties for James Hardie’s former directors.

  • Featherstone Governance needs of startups underrated

    Date: 1 Feb 2013

    Tony Featherstone believes better engagement between entrepreneurs and experienced company directors could help Australia’s start-up ventures grow in scale when they need to.

  • Feature Becoming part of the conversation

    Date: 1 Feb 2013

    Strong differences in personalities and views can lead to robust questioning and decision-making, or a dysfunctional board of limited value. Sam Walker investigates how directors can become a meaningful part of the boardroom dialogue.

  • Feature Keeping shareholders attention

    Date: 1 Feb 2013

    Retaining the interest and trust of shareholders is vital for directors, but as Domini Stuart reports, just who the shareholders are and how to reach them keeps evolving.

  • Feature Planning for unknown unknowns

    Date: 1 Feb 2013

    Is your organisation prepared for an unexpected crisis? Domini Stuart discovers what’s best practice in disaster recovery and business continuity planning.

  • Feature Planting the roots for growth

    Date: 1 Feb 2013

    Green fingers or a red light? Tony Featherstone examines what formal boards of directors can offer fast-growing entrepreneurial start-up ventures.

  • Feature QA with Peter Shergold

    Date: 1 Feb 2013

    Once Australia’s most senior public servant, Professor Peter Shergold is now enjoying new challenges as a professional director. He talks to Zilla Efrat about leaving the public sector, the strengths public servants can bring to boards and how bu...

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