Topic: Corporate Governance

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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...

Walters: Ask the hard questions

Asking challenging questions is a skill in itself and not everyone is cut out for the job, writes Kath Walters.

Great strides in private equity governance

Katherine Woodthorpe explains private equity’s approach to good corporate governance.

Rights of Directors

The rights of company directors centre on enabling them effectively to perform their duties whilst a director and defending themselves in legal proceedings after ceasing to be a director. Rights are s...
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