Topic: Corporate Governance

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Recent Research Insights (February 2017)

A snapshot of recent papers on governance studies and trends. Board size, personal morals, cyber-security and crisis management feature.

Dual Listings Create Opportunities for Directors

More New Zealand companies are expected to dual list on the Australian Securities Exchange in the next few years, creating opportunities for Australian directors to govern Trans-Tasman companies.

7 ways to improve the AGM

The annual general meeting has come under fire for not staying relevant in the contemporary corporate governance environment. Steven Cole FAICD suggests ways we could improve the AGM.

Dr Jane Wilson FAICD: A career beyond the stethoscope

Leading Queensland director Dr Jane Wilson FAICD was recognised for her outstanding contribution to the Australian governance community by being awarded the prestigious 2016 Australian Institute of Co...

John Pitt FAICD: 2016 Tasmanian Gold Medal Award Winner

One of Tasmania’s leading business figures, John Pitt FAICD was awarded the 2016 Australian Institute of Company Directors Tasmanian Division Gold Medal. He talks to the AICD about his career and shar...

Fiona Harris FAICD: A professional company director

Earlier this month, West Australian director Fiona Harris FAICD was awarded the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ prestigious WA Division Gold Medal Award for 2016 in recognition of her valua...

Steven Cole FAICD: Building a legacy for WA communities

Earlier this month, longstanding member Steven Cole FAICD was awarded the PwC Award for Excellence in the Not-for-Profit Sector for his leadership on director issues and his commitment to excellence i...

Change on the way for whistleblowers

An AICD-supported research project is providing vital data on whistleblowing practices in Australian businesses and not-for-profits, just as the Federal Government commits to reforming laws seeking to...

Dealing with the threat of the class action 'new normal'

Companies and boards are under threat of class action litigation more than they ever have been before, a report by law firm King & Wood Mallesons shows. Directors must understand where they are vulner...

‘A change has got to come’: governance reform in the UK

With anti-elite sentiment in the UK running high following the Brexit vote, the British government is contemplating moves to curb executive pay and require worker representatives on boards. The Boardr...
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