Volume 13 Issue 19

Directors reflect on PM Turnbull’s new ministry

Following the announcement of the new Federal Ministry, Australian directors reflect on how the changes will impact their sector. .

McKinsey warns on profits

An unprecedented run of global corporate profit growth may be ending, and three decades of gains could be undone in a single decade, warns the McKinsey Global Institute.

Red tape cuts to fundraising regulations

Changes to the Charitable Fundraising Regulation 2015, which came into force on 1 September, will help cut red tape for charitable organisations. These changes will repeal the existing 2008 regulation.

Proposed funding model for ASIC

Interested parties have been invited to comment on the proposed industry funding model for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

Climate change and Australia's financial system

Climate change activists are renewing calls to make climate policy central to modernising the Australian economy.

Board effectiveness reviews: Burden or opportunity?

A survey conducted by Grant Thornton UK considers the financial services sector’s views and attitudes towards reviews of their boards and governance effectiveness.

Fine-tuning board papers for SMEs

At best, board papers are the primary source of vital information for directors; at worst, they can lead to information overload and cause critical issues to be overlooked.

Peter Warne to chair Macquarie Group

Investment banker Peter Warne has been appointed non-executive chairman of the boards of Macquarie Group and Macquarie Bank effective 31 March 2016.

  • Date:30 Sep 2015
  • Type:Boardroom Report