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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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  • 08 Mar 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 4 March 9 2011

    Quotas are not the answer, Ingredients for good chairman/CEO relationships, Pay laws fail to add value for shareholders, Preparing for a low carbon world, Insuring against disaster. Quotas are not the answer Legislated quotas were not the answer to improving the representation of women...

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  • 22 Mar 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 5 March 23 2011

    Gearing up for OH&S changes, Risk management in political hot spots, A recipe for boardroom success, Checklist for dealing with new pay laws, New guidance on trading halts and voluntary suspensions. Gearing up for OH&S changes Directors need to ensure that they and their organisations are fu...

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  • 05 Apr 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 6 April 6 2011

    NSW election victory an opportunity for genuine reform, More clarity on reporting non-conforming financial information, The directors' perspective of integrated reporting, Personal branding for directors, Denial no match for innovation. NSW election victory an opportunity for genuine reform ...

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  • 18 Oct 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 20 October 19 2011

    The business judgment rule setback, Institutional share voting in the spotlight, The sway in executive pay, The "paper-full" boardroom, The first steps in a business turnaround The business judgment rule setback The announcement made in late September by David Bradbury, Parliamentary Secret...

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  • 01 Nov 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 21 November 2 2011

    Phoenix Bill worries directors, New Zealand case raises D&O concerns, Judgment lessons for public sector directors, Global shifts in splitting the CEO/chairman role, New ACSI ESG guidelines Phoenix Bill worries directors The Australian Institute of Company Directors has expressed s...

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  • 22 Feb 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 3 February 23 2011

    COAG director liability reform initiative needs to be rebooted, Placing sexual harrassment on the boardroom agenda, Creating better leaders through board education, The post-GFC balancing act, More clarity for multinational restructures. COAG director liability reform init...

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  • 03 May 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 8 May 4 2011

    Directors lead the push to increase women on boards, Getting on top of risk management, The importance of due diligence, Time to brush up on tax risks, Get help early when the bills mount. Directors lead the push to increase women on boardsBuilding on the success of its 2010 program, the Australian Inst...

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  • 18 May 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 9 May 19 2011

    Directors to lift engagement with government, Skills shortages the top director concern, Federal budget kick-starts NFP reform, Directors welcome NSW OH&S reforms, Benefiting from volunteers Directors to lift engagement with governmentThe Australian Institute of Company Directors has plans well in t...

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  • 19 Apr 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 7 April 20 2011

    Announcing a CEO's departure, Expanding your risk-management horizons, How Qantas tackles its challenges, New guidance on related party transactions, Opening the window to the boardroom. Announcing a CEO's departure Communicating news of a CEO’s departure is never an easy task for a board, ...

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  • 12 Jun 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 12 July 13 2011

    Dealing with the carbon tax, Lessons from the Centro ruling, How regulation fails small business, The bumpy road ahead, Be alert, not alarmed, about tax issues. Dealing with the carbon taxBoards need to put aside their personal or political beliefs and concerns and treat the transition to a low carbon e...

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  • 26 Jul 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 12 July 27 2011

    ASX Principles hit the mark, Resolving matters before they reach the courts, ASIC’s advice for directors, Making a better case for philanthropic funding, Upping the ante on corruption. ASX Principles hit the markA recent review by the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Corporate Governance Council of ...

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  • 09 Aug 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 15 August 10 2011

    Driving boardroom diversity, Time for an open debate on bribery, Don’t get caught out by new OH&S laws, Time to review directors’ duties, New R&D opportunities. Driving boardroom diversityA panel of leading chairmen yesterday rejected the idea of introducing mandated quotas as a way of improving...

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  • 01 Jun 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 10 June 2 2011

    An opportunity missed, Becoming China literate, Putting the green back into the green and gold, Directors urged to look wider than just China, Improving Australia’s healthcare outcomes. An opportunity missedThe recently released report by the Federal Government’s Corporations and Markets Advisory Commit...

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  • 14 Jun 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 11 June 15 2011

    European spotlight turns on proxy advisers and asset manager pay, Keeping it in the family, Prepare for the UK Bribery Act, Think before you ask, Have your say on financial reporting. European spotlight turns on proxy advisers and asset manager payThe role of proxy advisers and how fund managers are rew...

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  • 28 Jun 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 12 June 29 2011

    Messages from the Centro case, Kiss the stellar CEO goodbye, Standing up to bullies, Watch your cash carefully, Underlying profits. Messages from the Centro caseWhile directors are entitled to rely on specialist knowledge and advice provided by management and external advisers, there are limits to that ...

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  • 22 Sep 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 18 September 23 2011

    Improving the health of healthcare organisations, Guide to healthcare governance, Getting to know your shareholders, Integrated reporting discussion paper released, Call for a review of the legal structure of social enterprises. Improving the health of healthcare organisationsMedibank Private managing d...

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  • 05 Oct 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 19 October 6 2011

    A call for appropriate NFP regulation, New liabilities for directors?, Likely questions for this AGM season, The ripple effects of Centro, A win for directors. A call for appropriate NFP regulationDirectors attending the recent launch of the called on those involved in creating a new not-for-profit (NFP...

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  • 23 Jul 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 16 August 24 2011

    Grooming your CEO from within, Disaster recovery planning on steroidsl, Avoiding personal liability for company tax debts, Getting ready for the new pay laws, ACSI releases new governance guidelines. Grooming your CEO from withinFollowing the fad of “rock star” CEOs, boards globally are beginning to rea...

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  • 12 Jul 2011

    Vol 9 Issue 17 September 13 2011

    Privacy needs keep outsiders off family boards, Getting value out of presentations to the board, The message from Centro, Preparing for new personal property laws, The importance of employee engagement. Privacy needs keep outsiders off family boards A desire to keep everything in the family is discourag...

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