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Governance Leadership Centre
General Duties of Directors
31 October 2017
Directors govern a company on behalf of the shareholders of that company. The Corporations Act 2001 states in s 198A (1) that ‘The business of a company is to be managed by or under the directio...
Recap: AICD’s 9 most popular articles for 2016
14 December 2016
As 2016 draws to a close we have curated a selection of the year’s best Australian director profiles, top tips and latest insights on organisational culture, digital disruption and directors' du...
Board and management
In the know
1 December 2016
Examine what it takes to govern through complexity and change at Australia’s largest annual gathering of business leaders and governance professionals.
Australian Governance Summit
Role of CEO and Managing Director
3 August 2016
The most senior executive in an organisation is usually referred to as either the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or the Managing Director (MD). These terms are often used interchangeably but there are ...
Are donors consumers?
30 May 2016 | Lucas Ryan GAICD
It's a complex world of regulation for not-for-profit fundraising, but following the commencement of a review into the Australian Consumer Law, things may be changing?
Tackling shareholder activism
10 April 2015
“Australian companies need to plan for the possibility of an activist attack”.
Strategy and risk
Director liability a continuing focus for AICD policy team
13 March 2015
Mr Robert Elliott FAICD, discusses the issue of director liability and the AICD’s proposed Honest and Reasonable Director Defence.
Reporting to the board
Recent article focuses on board shortcomings and possible solutions
13 February 2015
Are most boards failing to deliver on their core mission; to provide “strong oversight and strategic support for management’s efforts to create long-term value”?
Growing shareholder-director engagement
10 October 2014
Global trend towards increased shareholder-director engagement. This is apparent in the US with the formation of the Shareholder-Director Exchange (SDX).
What type of Director are you?
31 January 2013
There are a number of different types of directors, known by a variety of names. All directors generally have the same duties and responsibilities regardless of their title. In alphabetical order, the...