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Governance Leadership Centre
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.
ASIC's plans for Australian SMEs
1 September 2018
ASIC Commissioner John Price says more effective regulation of small business loans should assist SMEs.
Seven trends small cap boards should prepare for
29 August 2018 | Tony Featherstone
Trends suggest small cap companies will speed up appointment of female directors.
Director Identification Numbers – Your Say!
29 August 2018
Over recent weeks, close to 500 AICD members provided initial feedback to the AICD on the implementation of a Director Identification Number (DIN). We sought this input through two on-line surveys sen...
Honouring the breach
15 August 2018 | Sally Linwood
With ASIC’s ongoing breach reporting surveillance project into banks revealing that on average it takes four years for breaches to be identified for investigation, it is abundantly clear that breach r...
Directors, are you across the new accounting standards?
1 August 2018 | John Price
ASIC Commissioner John Price says companies should focus on new requirements that can materially affect their assets, liabilities and profits for FY 18 financial reports.
Why modern slavery laws need to be on your board's radar
1 August 2018 | Louise Petschler MAICD
Modern slavery reporting, new offences and special purpose accounts need to be on your board of director's radar.
Advocacy and policy