Volume 14 Issue 4

Shadow directors in the spotlight

When does advising boards cross the line into influence? The AICD asks John Price, Commissioner, ASIC about what it means to be a shadow director and the risks involved for the individual, the board and the company.

Inside government boards

Elizabeth Montano FAICD, former chair of Centrelink and CEO of AUSTRAC, shares her insights on the evolution of the public sector and the requirements for success and innovation.

Growing social enterprise

The social enterprise movement is much more than a passing trend. NFP Policy Advisor Lucas Ryan GAICD explores the key factors critical to their success.

Presenting to the board

In part three of our series on effective board reporting, Dr Judith MacCormick FAICD, principal partner, BoardFocus, provides tips for executives asked to present to the board.

Opinion: The rising tide of directors’ responsibilities

John Connor, CEO of The Climate Institute explores challenges and long-term liability risks on the horizon for directors.

Are courts easing the way for shareholder class action claims?

How to prove causation in shareholder class actions has long been contentious. Herbert Smith Freehills examines how a recent case may steer the debate.

Opening your books to shareholders?

What should you do when a shareholder asks to review the company books? James Morvell considers the risks for company directors and the level of access they are legally required to give.


  • Date:18 May 2016
  • Type:Boardroom Report