Topic: ASIC

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


ASIC shares lessons for emerging market issuers and gatekeepers

The continued prevalence of emerging market issuers has led the corporate regulator to release a report on the key challenges associated with these issuers and what directors and other gatekeepers can...

New study questions enforcement of directors’ duties in Australia

Important new Melbourne Law School study sheds light on the application of penalties for company directors

New reforms for director liability proposed by academics

Deakin University researchers have put forward new ideas for reforming director liability in Australia. The GLC’s Tony Featherstone speaks to the authors.

ASIC’s reporting season reminders

Ahead of reporting season, ASIC has issued two important releases on preparing financial statements and on upcoming changes to accounting standards. AICD Senior Policy Adviser Kerry Hicks explains wha...

Megatrends, Cybersecurity, Innovation and Failure

Leading ASX directors, including Kevin McCann AM FAICD, Wendy Stops GAICD and Roger Corbett AO FAICD, shared practical insights on their toughest challenges at the recent AICD ASX Sector Forum

ASIC calls on directors to be more involved in IPO due diligence

In a review of IPO due diligence, ASIC has found companies are often letting investors down in their preparation of prospectuses. To improve the process, the regulator has urged directors to become mo...

Setting the tone from the Top End

Insights from our Darwin Directors’ Briefing featuring ASIC Commissioner Cathie Armour GAICD and a panel of NT business leaders on culture, conduct and compliance.

Capability Review a missed opportunity to improve ASIC’s governance

The failure of the Federal Government and Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to strengthen the governance of the regulator with a board will act to the detriment of all its stakeh...

Elizabeth Proust elected Chairman of Australian Institute of Company Directors

One of the nation’s leading directors, Elizabeth Proust AO FAICD, has been elected Chairman of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

New superannuation governance laws needed to protect investors

The Government’s proposed laws to boost independence on the boards of superannuation funds will help protect the interests of Australians who have $2 trillion invested in retirement funds.
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