Vol 11 Issue 4

  • Date:06 Mar 2013
  • Type:Boardroom Report

Good governance pays off

A new study has found that initial public offering (IPO) companies that engage in good corporate governance practices at the committee level may increase their likelihood of survival.

The study by two University of Melbourne academics examined the popularity and development of board committees for 46 new listings on the Australian Security Exchange (ASX) from the time of their IPO in 2008 to the end of 2011, and measured this against whether they survived as companies.

Australian directors' identity crisis 

A new King & Wood Mallesons report warns that Australian directors are increasingly facing an identity crisis.

It's not if but when a cyber security attack will happen

Businesses need to assume a cyber security breach will happen and prepare accordingly.

Robert Fitzgerald to chair the ACNC advisory board 

Robert Fitzgerald AM has been appointed the inaugural chairman of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) advisory board.

It's time for animal spirits to return to the boardroom

We could well be at a genuine and critical transition point for the world economy where the "animal spirits" were starting to return to financial markets and were now needed in the boardroom.

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