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Future of the AGM – Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bathwater

Shareholders, investors, companies, directors and commentators have flagged a decline in the importance and role of the AGM. Steven Cole FAICD presents the case for improving and modernising this crit...

Former chairman of AWB Limited fined and banned for duty of care breach

In a cautionary tale for directors, former AWB Chairman Trevor Flugge was this week fined in connection with the Iraqi ‘oil for wheat’ scandal. AICD Senior Policy Adviser Lysarne Pelling explains the ...

Proxy advisers: Have your say

The role of proxy advisers is in the spotlight. The AICD is currently developing a new policy around the issues that they pose. We are calling on input from our members, writes AICD Senior Policy Advi...

State of corporate governance in India

In the wake of recent governance controversies at two of India’s largest companies, Praveen Gupta MAICD explains what went wrong, the implications for the business community and why corporate governan...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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