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  • 13 Nov 2013

    Volume 11 Issue 22

    Five attributes of a good director, Government dumps cap on education tax deductions, ACNC reveals its advancements and plans, ASIC's areas of focus for 31 December reports, What boards want   Five attributes of a good director Despite all his directorship experience, Michael Hawker is still lear...

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  • 04 Mar 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 4

    Getting your business “sale ready”, Is your CEO a narcissist and does it matter?, Fine-tuning your response to shareholder activists, Are you ready for new privacy rules?, ACNC moves to cut reporting burden for charitiesGetting your business "sale ready" A lack of preparation for sale in today’s...

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  • 16 Apr 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 7

    Seven myths of CEO succession, Internal audit function to lift smaller company governance, SMEs sitting on the fence, Keeping up with changes at registered organisations, Why your shadow is importantSeven myths of CEO succession  Governance experts from Stanford University and The Miles Group reveal a number...

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  • 29 Apr 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 8

    What the Federal Budget could mean for NFPs and business, ACNC review reveals charities’ most concerning governance gaps, Nurturing the board’s team spirit, ATO gains new powers to penalise non-compliant SMSF trustees, How to boost the tech start-up ecosystem  What the Federa...

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  • 13 May 2014

    Volume 12 Issue 9

    Budget provides mixed news for directors, Budget places NFP directors under more pressure, Super news for directors from the Budget, Advice to women considering a board career, Falling from Olympus   Budget provides mixed news for directors Last night’s Federal Budget confirmed that the ...

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  • 07 Feb 2012

    Vol 10 Issue 2 February 8 2012

    Reforms still stuck at the starting line, Super strong arguments for independent directors, One way to exit your business, Five talent strategy questions, Schools swelter as the reform temperature rises Reforms still stuck at the starting line  The Australian Institute of Company Directors s...

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  • 30 Oct 2013

    Volume 11 Issue 21

    Director liability reform provides good news for directors, Insiders make better CEO appointments, NFP directors earn greater respect, Avoiding Australia’s insolvency hotspots   Director liability reforms provide good news for directors The Australian Institute of Company Directors has welco...

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  • 27 Nov 2013

    Volume 11 Issue 23

    New government buoys business outlook, Keeping your road map to success private, ASIC re-examines its policy on employee incentive schemes, CIOs play a more prominent role in the boardroom, Preparing for privacy law reforms New government buoys business outlook The latest Director Sentiment...

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  • 11 Dec 2013

    Volume 11 Issue 24

    Start 2014 on the right path, Reputational damage becomes a top threat, Super case highlights the benefits of judicial advice, How personality affects the chances of business survival, Ten principles that should underpin tax reform Start 2014 on the right path Business owners need to have strateg...

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  • 28 May 2013

    Volume 11 Issue 10

    Australian share ownership on the decline, Reforms proposed for charities that raise investment funds, Directors warn against mandatory audit firm rotation, Ten-step end of financial year checklist for small businesses, A call for long-term tax reform Australian share ownership on the decline A new...

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  • 18 Oct 2013

    Volume 11 Issue 20

    Room for improvement in small business regulation, Don’t get caught out by new privacy laws, Hitting the right mark in Indonesia, Are you ready for an IPO?, Don’t be left behind when it comes to social media Room for improvement in small business regulation A widely welcomed report released...

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  • 01 Dec 2009

    Vol 7 Issue 23 December 2 2009

    AICD champions gender diversity, Why women lag in CEO and chair posts, ASIC proposals on insolvent trading, Leadership vital in creating a risk culture, APRA releases its remuneration standards. AICD champions gender diversity AICD has ann...

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  • 15 Dec 2009

    Vol 7 Issue 24 December 16 2009

    Closing the gender gap, Some tips in balancing risks and rewards, What keeps directors up at night?, Social responsibility guide creates concern, Food for thought on best practice. Closing the gender gap A new report argues that the Government could d...

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  • 24 Feb 2009

    Vol 7 Issue 3 February 25 2011

    Higher stakes but more clarity on OH&S duties, Is your company a going concern?, Gonski’s five lessons, Protecting your good name online, Bonds in vogue again. Higher stakes but more clarity on OH&S duties The way directors and officers approach their occupational heal...

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  • 20 Oct 2009

    Vol 7 Issue 20 October 21 2009

    Test case shock for NFPs, The dangers of growth, The benefits of Side A D&O Cover, Donors to get more information on NFPs, Getting that great plan executed. Test case shock for NFPs A recent test case decision which applies a very restrictive definition of what a “ch...

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  • 03 Nov 2009

    Vol 7 Issue 21 November 4 2009

    The growing load of audit committee, Keeping it in the family, The value of a correct record, Turning a troubled business around, Unexpected tax consequences. The growing load of audit committees Audit committees are under more pressure than ever before and their work lo...

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  • 17 Nov 2009

    Vol 7 Issue 22 November 18 2009

    How to advertise board positions, Simple processes to improve strategy execution, Annual budgets lacking in uncertain times, Risk management a wakeup call for directors, Creating the Prince Charles effect. How to advertise board positions Advertising for board candidates...

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  • 21 Apr 2009

    Vol 7 Issue 7 April 22 2009

    Australia to hold up better than most – Stevens, D&O access an Australian first, Simple checks to recession proof your SME, Tempering pay expectations, Ethics should be “business as usual”. Australia to hold up better than most – Stevens Like many countries elsewhere...

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  • 05 May 2009

    Vol 7 Issue 8 May 6 2009

    Concern over draft “golden handshakes” Bill, BCTR urges state tax reform, Key year-end questions for audit committees, New concerns about going concerns, How to cut that rising interest bill. Concern over draft “golden handshakes” Bill AICD is concerned that a draft Bill...

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  • 08 May 2009

    Vol 7 Issue 9 May 20 2009

    AICD welcomes national OH&S agreement, BCTR calls for growth focused tax reforms, NEDs should be more full-time, Warning signs that all is not well, Protecting your reputation as an employer of choice. AICD welcomes national OH&S agreement AICD has welcomed the a...

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