Topic: ASIC

ASIC is Australia's peak corporate regulator. We can advise members on what it does and what it means for you


Managing climate risk for directors

ASIC Commissioner Cathie Armour says disclosing and managing climate-related risk is a key director responsibility.

ASIC to track insolvency risks: 2020 Essential Director Update wrap-up

This year’s Essential Director Update saw Lisa Chung AM FAICD, Graham Bradley AM FAICD and ASIC chair James Shipton deliver video presentations exploring the issues facing directors ahead of a l...

What has changed with ASIC's whistleblower obligations?

Directors need to be across the new guidelines on companies' whistleblower obligations, writes ASIC executive director of assessment and intelligence Warren Day.

ASIC releases urgent reporting update in response to Victorian COVID-19 restrictions

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has updated their FAQS on the implications of COVID-19 for financial reporting and audit to provide guidance on the impact of restrictions i...

ASIC shares key advice for SME survival

Small to medium enterprises have been hit hard by the pandemic, but ASIC executive director of assessment and intelligence, Warren Day, says there is plenty of advice available for those seeking help.

AICD submission to the Senate Select Committee

On 28 May 2020, the AICD made a submission to the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19. The submission focuses on the AICD’s current perspective on regulatory and reform priorities to accelerate ...

ASIC releases guidelines for virtual investor meetings 

ASIC has issued guidelines on how companies should use technology to conduct hybrid and virtual meetings of members.

Virtual AGMs are coming

As the end of financial year approaches, ASIC Commissioner John Price discusses the dilemmas of holding annual general meetings during the current climate.

ASIC releases guidance on COVID-19 financial reporting

On 28 April, ASIC released guidelines on financial reporting and audit matters that are a must-read for all directors.

Annual General Meetings, coronavirus and social distancing

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.
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