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Governance Leadership Centre
ASIC on the 2018 AGM season
13 February 2019 | Steph D'Souza
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) reports on its observations of an Annual General Meeting Season conducted in “unique circumstances” and heightened sha...
ASIC says its time to review margin loans
1 February 2019 | Cathie Armour
ASIC Commissioner Cathie Armour says it could be time for companies to rethink their policy on margin loans for directors and officers.
ASIC's role in developing the regtech sector
1 December 2018 | John Price
The corporate watchdog has a critical role to play in regulatory technology, writes ASIC Commissioner John Price.
Financial Services Royal Commission - Interim Report
5 November 2018
The AICD has provided a submission on the Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (Royal Commission)
What directors need to know about ASIC's new supervisory approach
1 November 2018 | John Price
ASIC will use a new approach to ensure a more responsible attitude towards decision making in the financial services industry.
Finance and Insurance
Financial Services Royal Commission - Insurance
25 October 2018
On 25 October, the AICD made its submission to the Financial Services Royal Commission regarding the Round Six (Insurance) Hearings.
Disclosure and improved reporting are on ASIC's agenda
27 September 2018 | John Price
The regulator wants to see more transparent and practical governance reporting standards for listed companies in light of the ASX Corporate Governance Principles.
Duties and responsibilities
ASIC report on climate risk disclosure
26 September 2018 | Kerry Hicks
In the first review of its kind in Australia, ASIC has recently released the results of their examination of climate risk disclosure by listed companies [Report 593].
AICD welcomes steps towards stronger penalties for corporate and financial sector misconduct
25 September 2018
The Australian Institute of Company Directors today welcomed draft legislation that would significantly strengthen penalties for corporate and financial sector wrong-doing by individuals and corpora...
Finance and Insurance
Superannuation governance is under scrutiny
1 September 2018 | Amy Braddon
Governance in the superannuation sector is under scrutiny following Productivity Commission and recent banking Royal Commission revelations.