Volume 13 Issue 11

  • Date:10 Jun 2015
  • Type:Boardroom Report

ASIC pinpoints corporate culture

The corporate watchdog is pushing to make it easier to prosecute company executives and directors for overseeing poor corporate cultures that lead to poor outcomes for consumers.

Australia’s competitiveness declines

Australia has dropped another place in world competitiveness rankings, falling further in economic performance and government efficiency, raising concerns about the country’s competitiveness as a smart economy.

ASIC updates insolvency guidance

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released updated regulatory guidance for insolvent or financially distressed companies and registered schemes.

Embracing disruption

According to an article in the Harvard Business Review, it is time to stop arguing about whether disruption is good or bad for incumbent businesses.

Regulator outlines focus areas

The Australian Investments and Securities Commission has announced its focus areas for the 30 June 2015 financial reports of listed entities and other entities of public interest with many stakeholders.

NFPs need diversified investment

Applications are now open for the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Chair’s Mentoring Program, which has been designed to introduce highly experienced and qualified emerging female directors to chairs and experienced S&P/ASX 200 directors.

Online guide for small business

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has released a new online resource to help small business owners understand their role and responsibilities as company directors. 

Novogen names two NEDs

Dual-listed drug company Novogen has appointed two new non-executive directors.

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