Volume 13 Issue 14

  • Date:22 Jul 2015
  • Type:Boardroom Report

Handling activist investors

A study examining more than 400 activist investments has found targets for activism are becoming larger and the industry segments more diverse.  

Boards missing succession trick

Generational change offers boards the opportunity to improve performance and increase diversity, but there is little consensus among companies on how to seize these opportunities.

New merger toolkit

The trend towards a reduction in funding and revenue is creating new difficulties for many not- for-profit entities.

ASX update

The Australian Securities Exchange has issued the final version of its revised Guidance Note 8 Continuous Disclosure Listing Rules 3.1-31B.

Resolving disputes

Disputes in the boardroom can undermine board effectiveness and organisational performance, so adopting certain approaches and processes before and after they occur is imperative.

Review of Associations Incorporation Act

Following a governance review in 2013, NSW Fair Trading is undertaking a statutory review of the Associations Incorporation Act 2009.  Associations and their members are encouraged to contribute.

Navigating digital disruption

A recent Boston Consulting Group article suggests that we face the third, and biggest, wave of digital disruption and directors need to understand the enormous challenges this presents.

Class announces board changes

Software solutions provider, Class, has announced the appointment of three new board members.


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