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Governance Leadership Centre
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’ ...
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