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Updated joint guidance for navigating virtual AGMs, electronic signatures and electronic shareholder...

With the recent extension of temporary relief for virtual AGMs, electronic shareholder communications and signatures to March 2022 and permanent reform measures set to be introduced to Parliament late...

Important continuous disclosure reform, virtual AGM relief

New laws passed by the Senate this week extend temporary relief for virtual AGMs and electronic documents to early 2022, and make welcome changes to continuous disclosure breach provisions.

AICD progress on proxy advice, class action risk reforms

Issues confronting listed company directors remain in the spotlight and it’s pleasing to see progress on two of the AICD’s priorities – proxy adviser regulation and continuous disclosure reform. Below...

Expiry of COVID-19 relief that permitted virtual AGMs and electronic signatures and continuous discl...

The Government’s Treasury Laws Amendment Bill (2021 Measures No.1), which proposed extending the COVID-19 relief to hold virtual AGMs, and in Schedule 2 introduce a fault element in respect to d...

New joint guidance for navigating virtual AGMs, electronic signatures and electronic shareholder com...

To help organisations navigate the ongoing uncertainty around holding AGMs and executing electronic documents in the current environment, the AICD has collaborated with the Governance Institute of Aus...

AICD supports permanent changes to continuous disclosure laws - submission to Senate committee

The AICD strongly supports permanent changes to Australia’s continuous disclosure laws introduced by the Bill in line with Corporations (Coronavirus Economic Response) Determination (No. 2) 2020 (Cth)...

Resetting an effective risk culture

With the experiences of 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic affecting companies' high-level thinking, businesses are revisiting their risk profiles and risk appetite statements and there’s been a not...

Continuous disclosure reforms to be made permanent and other COVID-19 relief extended – what directo...

In welcome news, the Treasurer has announced his intention to legislate permanent reform to continuous disclosure laws and extend relief for virtual AGMs and electronic communications until 15 Septemb...

AICD welcomes permanent changes to Australia’s continuous disclosure laws

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has welcomed the Government’s announcement today that there will be permanent changes to Australia’s continuous disclosure laws.

AICD welcomes extension for virtual AGMs and e-signatures

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has today welcomed the Treasurer’s six-month extension of the temporary relief measure allowing for virtual AGMs and e-signatures.
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