Volume 13 Issue 6

  • Date:01 Apr 2015
  • Type:Boardroom Report

Privacy rules bite

Telecommunications company Optus has entered into an enforceable undertaking with the privacy regulator after it was found to have breached tough new laws.

Room for improvement

A landmark report has revealed the most innovative not-for-profit organisations in Australia, while the sector overall received an innovation index of 66 per cent.

Protecting small business

The Commonwealth Government has extended the unfair contract protections that apply to consumers to the small business sector.

Guide to principle 7

Deloitte and Group of 100 have launched a guide to implementing principle 7 of the ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations.

Super sector falling short

The superannuation industry must do more to improve and uphold governance standards within the sector, warns the Australian Prudential and Regulation Authority.

China CSR improving

A recent study of the corporate social responsibility landscape in China reveals improvements but highlights weak enforcement of legislation as a major obstacle.

Directions 2015

More than fifty per cent of directors see industrial relations laws and issues as a top regulatory challenge for 2015, according to a survey of 130 directors by King & Wood Mallesons.

Changes to Veda board

Geoff Hutchinson has resigned as a director of Veda Group, having served on the board since July 2011.

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