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AICD welcomes announcement from Treasurer to allow fully virtual AGMs
6 May 2020
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has today welcomed Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s decision to use his COVID-19 emergency powers to allow fully virtual AGMs and electronic signatures ...
Online AGMs to be allowed for six months to enable social distancing
6 May 2020
Organisations will be able to hold their annual general meetings online for six months from 6 May.
Virtual AGMs are coming
1 May 2020 | John Price
As the end of financial year approaches, ASIC Commissioner John Price discusses the dilemmas of holding annual general meetings during the current climate.
Annual General Meetings, coronavirus and social distancing
17 March 2020 | Sophie Stern, Christian Gergis GAICD
With social distancing likely to be required for several months to quell the spread of COVID-19, companies and regulators should be preparing for a disrupted AGM season.
ASIC surveys corporate governance practices of ASX 200 companies
1 May 2019 | John Price
ASIC Commissioner John Price confirms review of board practices for large listed companies, and summarises key AGM season trends.
ASIC on the 2018 AGM season
13 February 2019 | Steph D'Souza
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) reports on its observations of an Annual General Meeting Season conducted in “unique circumstances” and heightened sha...
The wrap up from the latest AGM season
1 December 2018 | Christopher Niesche
With AGM season wrapping up, we explore the notable events and governance issues raised.
20 July 2018
Here is a snapshot of latest academic and market research on governance issues, ranging from board purpose, to cyber security, AGMs, board committees and PhD directors.
Board and management
Stakeholder engagement with Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO
14 February 2018
Covering the shifting sands of shareholder expectations, proxy adviser oversight and AGM reform, Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO FAICD discusses his views on the current state of the stakeholder engagement lan...
Australian Governance Summit
ASIC on the ‘significantly less tumultuous’ AGM season
14 February 2018 | Steph D'Souza
The regulator shares its appraisal and recommendations following the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) season, which shone a spotlight on board diversity and director accountability through ‘against’ ...