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ASIC Annual Forum: A matter of trust

The major focus of this year’s ASIC Annual Forum centred on rebuilding trust – trust within the financial services sector and the Australian community – and why it is so critical to business.

The Regulator: Other People's Money

Incoming Australian Securities and Investments Commission chair James Shipton outlines his vision for the corporate regulatory body.

Digital Dosh Decoder

Excited by Ethereum or simply confused by the whole bitcoin, blockchain, distributed ledger technology language? Here’s a quick guide to the basics.

Advocacy: In the Spotlight

Gender parity, International Women’s Day, the AICD’s annual not-for-profit survey and special purpose financial accounts are front of mind this month, writes Louise Petschler MAICD.

Proxy Music

The increasing sway of proxy advisors has prompted calls for greater regulation, reports Ben Power.

Directors’ Counsel: Bank Robbery

Three recent Federal Court cases reflect the extent of ethical and cultural shortcomings in the financial sector, writes Professor Bob Baxt FAICDLife.

ASIC on the ‘significantly less tumultuous’ AGM season

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’ ...

Advocacy: New Regulators at the Reins

New chiefs take the helm at both the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, writes Louise Petschler MAICD.

Advocacy: A Price to Pay

Significantly higher penalties could well be on the way for corporate offenders following the recent report from ASIC’s Enforcement Review Taskforce.

ASIC's role in addressing the rise in illegal phoenix activity

New measures are needed to curb the disturbing and costly rise in illegal phoenix activity.
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