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The price of the pandemic for the insurance sector
1 July 2020 | Christopher Niesche
The insurance sector has been heavily impacted by COVID-19. Here's what directors need to know to ensure adequate cover.
ASIC further extends reporting deadlines and ‘no action’ position on AGMs
13 May 2020
ASIC has today announced a one month extension to financial reporting deadlines for both listed and unlisted entities with balance dates up to and including 7 July 2020, as well as an extension to its...
Lockdown learning tips from 5 directors for 2020
30 April 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
As we navigate a rocky new landscape in 2020, upskilling and education have never been more important for directors and business leaders. Many see this as an ideal time to study online and prepare for...
AICD’s proposal to facilitate better disclosure during COVID-19
22 April 2020
The AICD is acutely aware of the challenges presented by Australia’s strict market disclosure regime in the COVID-19 environment – which is characterised by extreme market volatility and ongoing uncer...
Business insurance: The impacts of COVID-19
20 April 2020 | Tricia Hobson, Ray Giblett
Boards are once again at the helm of companies trying to stay afloat. We recently wrote about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on directors’ and officers’ (D&O) insurance but this i...
7 things all directors should know about their D&O insurance
1 October 2019
Company directors must ensure they are protecting personal liability against financial loss with reliable D&O insurance cover. Tricia Hobson outlines the basics for directors.
What claims can be made against you?
2 September 2019
Learn what to do if someone makes a claim against you.
EMLife CEO on rebuilding community trust in the insurance sector
1 September 2019 | Kath Walters
CEO of personal injury claims manager EMLife Katherine Gobbi says the power of human interaction is the key to rebuilding trust, especially after the banking Royal Commission.
Is your D&O insurance up to scratch?
1 February 2019 | Christopher Niesche, Shelley Dempsey
As boards are becoming increasingly exposed to class actions directors must ensure they have effective insurance in place.
26 March 2018 | Claire Stewart
Directors should be mindful of their own insurance protection and potential exposure given the rising number of legal actions, reputational issues and changing pricing, writes Claire Stewart.