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Does Australia need to review its continuous disclosure regime?

Has Australia's continuous disclosure regime reached a tipping point? Quentin Digby, Garth Riddell and Barry Wang from Herbert Smith Freehills argue for a rethink.

Class actions: Top 5 liability claims for directors

Ahead of the release this month of an Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) inquiry report into class actions and litigation funding, AICD takes a look at insurance claims data for ASX200 firms and ...

Tougher corporate penalties on the way

Directors and companies can expect to face far heavier penalties for corporate misconduct, with a bill introduced into the federal parliament on 24 October 2018 widely expected to pass before the end ...

Modernising business registers and Director Identification Numbers – Draft Legislation

On 26 October 2018, the AICD provided a submission to the government responding to the draft legislation which would, if enacted introduce a framework for director identification numbers (DINs) as par...

Proposed introduction of Director Identification Numbers

On 1 October 2018 the Government released the first tranche of draft legislation to facilitate Modernising Business Registers and provide the legal framework for Director Identification Numbers (DINs)...

How is ‘Safe Harbour’ playing out on the ground?

In this interview, BDO’s Advisory Executive Director Darren Stacey answers five questions about the ‘Safe Harbour’ provision and how it’s shaping up a year after it was legisla...

Modernising Work Health and Safety laws in Western Australia

On 6 September 2018 the AICD made a submission to the proposals of the Western Australian Government to modernise Western Australia’s Work Health and Safety laws in the state. In its submission the AI...

Could Director Identification Numbers counter illegal phoenixing?

The federal government's introduction of Director Identification Numbers could bring illegal phoenixing to an end. But would it be effective?

Consultation on Modernising Business Registers (including Director Identification Numbers)

On 17 August the AICD provided a submission to the Treasury consultation on Modernising Business Registers. Our submission focused on the areas of Director Identification Numbers (DINs) and the need f...

How is your board responding to the new global mobility regulations?

In the ever changing and increasingly stringent nature of regulatory compliance and enforcement, the establishment of the new Department of Home Affairs (the Department) heralds a new epoch in protect...
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