Volume 11 Issue 15

  • Date:07 Aug 2013
  • Type:Boardroom Report

Getting off the block faster in times of stress 

Goldman Sachs chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein believes good risk management involves advanced contingency planning, thinking of the possibilities and disciplining yourself to realise that given enough time, everything that can happen, will happen.

It's about training yourself so well to anticipate the possibility of all things "so when they happen and the gun sounds, you get off the block so quickly that other people think it's a false start".

Meeting the challenges of continuous disclosure 

McGrathNicol partner Dawna Wright provides some tips on how to stay on top of your continuous disclosure obligations and what to do if you hear from the regulator.

Are you networking in the wrong circles?

The network that made you successful as an executive may not help you find a board position. Optimice partner Cai Kjaer advises on how to network for directorship roles.

The network that made you successful as an executive may not help you find a board position. Optimice partner Cai Kjaer advises on how to network for directorship roles.

No such thing as a silent director 

Statutory directors' duties and recent case law developments render the idea of being a "silent director" a furphy, warns Lovegrove Solicitors' Jennifer Barry.

The tax conversation we have to have 

Tax reform is long overdue, but must be done the right way so it raises government revenues while bolstering economic growth and helping society's most vulnerable, says PwC.


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