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Governance Leadership Centre
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.
AASB's 3 new accounting standards board directors should be across
1 June 2018
The new AASB standards will affect how board directors and organisations tackle their accounts and financial reports.
Advocacy: In the Spotlight
27 February 2018 | Louise Petschler MAICD
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.
Bringing to life the value creation process in corporate reporting
22 February 2018 | Kerry Hicks
The reporting process should be seen as an investment which can bring huge rewards, says Dr Carol Adams.
Board and management
Advocacy: New Regulators at the Reins
30 January 2018 | Louise Petschler MAICD
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: Reform School
1 November 2017 | Louise Petschler MAICD
Sufficient time must be allowed to thoroughly examine proposed changes to laws and regulations to guarantee a fair and effective outcome. The overhasty review period for the Banking Executive Accounta...
Disclosure Initiative – Principles of Disclosure
4 September 2017
On 4 September 2017 the AICD lodged a submission to both the Australian Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board on Discussion Paper DP/2017/1 Disclosure Initiative ...
Heating up on Climate Change Disclosures
25 May 2017 | Kerry Hicks
Climate change disclosures are inconsistent, incomparable and of poor quality. Is more regulation the answer for the Australian government?
Corporate social responsibility
Economy and society and sustainability
The long-awaited not-for-profit accounting standard improvements
8 March 2017 | Kerry Hicks
The recent release of three new accounting standards bring the biggest changes to not-for-profit accounting seen this century.