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Remove references to LIBOR in your contracts
27 August 2021 | Nathan Bourne
Australian companies should completely cease reliance on new LIBOR products after 31 December 2021. ASIC, APRA, and the RBA expect no new contracts to reference the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBO...
What the law reveals about our ethics
3 August 2021
The law can be seen as a reflection of our ethics, so it’s interesting to look at recent legal developments and consider how they might be shifting the ‘ethical goalposts’. Here, ethics expert and for...
Turning it around
1 July 2021 | Jane Southward
The Australian Human Rights Commission is urging directors to lead the change on inclusion by boosting employment for people with disability — and there are substantial performance benefits.
When organisational wellbeing became a necessity rather than a luxury
15 June 2021 | Tazmayn Goode
Health and safety is the single greatest risk faced by boards. With the ultimate responsibility and resulting consequences of health and safety governance practices resting with boards, identifying, q...
Work Health and Safety
AICD progress on proxy advice, class action risk reforms
31 May 2021 | Louise Petschler MAICD
Issues confronting listed company directors remain in the spotlight and it’s pleasing to see progress on two of the AICD’s priorities – proxy adviser regulation and continuous disclosure reform. Below...
Payment Times Reporting Scheme
17 May 2021 | Romola Hollywood
In a bid to drive better payment times to small business suppliers, large companies with turnover of more than $100M, and some large government authorities are now required to report on their payment ...
Does your board have an ethical AI toolkit?
11 March 2020
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released the Empowering AI Toolkit. The tool helps boards of directors develop an ethical approach to artificial intelligence.
World Economic Forum
Combating Illegal Phoenixing Bill 2019 passed
13 February 2020
The Treasury Laws Amendment (Combatting Illegal Phoenixing) Bill 2019 (Bill) has passed through the Parliament.
Your regulatory radar for 2020
14 January 2020
As we start a new decade, we look ahead to major issues and regulatory changes that directors need to be across in 2020. Here’s a summary for the year ahead.
What directors need to know about the Westpac money laundering allegations
27 November 2019
AUSTRAC’s allegations that Westpac failed in its anti-money laundering obligations and may have put children at risk have shocked the community. Here’s what directors need to know.
Board and organisational culture
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