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Better watch out
1 September 2021 | Cathie Armour
How your company monitors for scams and responds to them is crucial to limiting potential damage to your customers, your brand and your reputation, writes ASIC Commissioner Cathie Armour GAICD.
1 August 2021
Directors have an important role to play in planning and implementing the workplace of the future, according to a recent study.
Faster than a speeding bullet
1 July 2021 | Steph D'Souza
Now valued at $100 million-plus, share trading and superannuation startup Superhero is making investment more accessible — and more transparent.
Companies in the crosshairs
1 July 2021 | Christopher Niesche
The boards of listed companies must now deal with potentially chaotic new elements in shareholder relations.
Expiry of COVID-19 relief that permitted virtual AGMs and electronic signatures and continuous discl...
28 April 2021 | Laura Bacon
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...
19 April 2021
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...
The difference between legal and illegal phoenix activity
1 April 2021
Are businesses legitimately restructuring to deal with the financial fallout of COVID-19 or just avoiding paying their debts? ASIC’s senior executive leader for small business engagement and com...
Managing climate risk for directors
1 February 2021 | Cathie Armour
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
19 October 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
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...
Board and management
What has changed with ASIC's whistleblower obligations?
1 October 2020
Directors need to be across the new guidelines on companies' whistleblower obligations, writes ASIC executive director of assessment and intelligence Warren Day.