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Governance Leadership Centre
CBA AGM: Reputation Matters
28 November 2017 | Keith Barrett
Performance must go deeper than dividends, as Commonwealth Bank directors were forcefully reminded when shareholders had their say.
AGM Season Heats Up
28 November 2017
Directors have had to deal with increasingly proactive shareholders this annual general meeting season. Ben Power wraps up the key themes.
Hybrid AGMs welcome, but the future is virtual
17 November 2017 | Tony Featherstone
Online-only meetings the key to solving ‘dysfunctional’ AGM format.
Advocacy: The Full Monty
26 September 2017 | Louise Petschler MAICD
Accounting standards are front of mind as a new discussion paper addresses the intricacies of disclosure.
Agenda: Upcoming corporate governance issues for AGM season
1 September 2017
Remuneration will remain in the spotlight this annual general meeting (AGM) season, according to investors.
Finance and Insurance
Future of the AGM – Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bathwater
25 May 2017
Shareholders, investors, companies, directors and commentators have flagged a decline in the importance and role of the AGM. Steven Cole FAICD presents the case for improving and modernising this crit...
What keeps directors awake at night: insights from the Director Sentiment Index
10 May 2017 | Carissa Simons
Every six months, as part of the Director Sentiment Index, the AICD asks members what issues are ‘keeping them awake at night’. Carissa Simons, the AICD’s Media Manager, runs through the current chall...
Liability and Compliance
Advocacy and policy
Proxy advisers: Have your say
12 April 2017 | Lysarne Pelling
The role of proxy advisers is in the spotlight. The AICD is currently developing a new policy around the issues that they pose. We are calling on input from our members, writes AICD Senior Policy Advi...
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7 ways to improve the AGM
17 January 2017 | Steven Cole FAICD
The annual general meeting has come under fire for not staying relevant in the contemporary corporate governance environment. Steven Cole FAICD suggests ways we could improve the AGM.
A state of flux
1 January 2017 | James Dunn
The recent reporting season has placed a number of companies in the spotlight and raised some important issues about the future of the traditional annual general meeting, writes James Dunn.