Practice of governance

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How boards are turning activists into allies

The Governance Leadership Centre speaks with leading governance researcher David Beatty on how shareholder activism is transforming traditional governance models.

Scourge or market mechanism? Short selling implications for boards

Australian boards are preparing for more aggressive short-selling campaigns as international hedge funds flex their muscles.

A framework for boards to safeguard against shareholder activism

13 steps for directors to consider, as investor relations role grows.

A fresh pair of eyes

The AICD’s Amber O’Connell asks whether lengthy board tenure is a barrier to innovation.

The role of boards of the acquiring company in M&A

Over the past few months, the Governance Leadership Centre has examined the role of boards in M&A across different stages of a transaction. The series addresses key questions that boards need to ask a...

The future of M&A and what it means for boards

The Governance Leadership Centre asked David Harding, an advisory partner in Bain & Company’s Boston office and a former leader of Bain’s global M&A practice, about the outlook for M&A and how boards ...

Governance disclosures provide insights into board performance

Governance reporting is often seen as mostly about conformance. But high-quality disclosures provide insights into how boards are structuring themselves to govern for performance and meet the challeng...

Should skill matrices include boardroom behaviour?

The publication of board skill matrices from most ASX 200 companies is an excellent governance development. But matrices must go further: expanded information on directors that is aligned with strateg...
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