Topic: Regulation

Regulations are an inevitable part of doing business. Ask AICD to help identify those relevant for you and your organisation


ASIC’s reporting season reminders

Ahead of reporting season, ASIC has issued two important releases on preparing financial statements and on upcoming changes to accounting standards. AICD Senior Policy Adviser Kerry Hicks explains wha...

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...

Megatrends, Cybersecurity, Innovation and Failure

Leading ASX directors, including Kevin McCann AM FAICD, Wendy Stops GAICD and Roger Corbett AO FAICD, shared practical insights on their toughest challenges at the recent AICD ASX Sector Forum

What directors need to know about changes to unfair contract terms

New laws come into place this month which will allow courts to crack down on unfair contract terms for small businesses. ACCC Deputy Chair Dr Michael Schaper FAICD explains what directors need to know...

ASX overhauls admission rules

From December this year, the ASX will introduce new admission requirements, including a minimum 20 per cent free float and disclosure of two years of audited accounts, that will bring the country’s ma...

The Regulator

John Price provides recent examples of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s enforcement actions and outlines how the regulator is using enforcement to promote good governance.

‘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...

The Regulator

Cathie Armour discusses the regulator’s recent review of market cleanliness and explains how it contributes to the confidence of issuers and investors in the listed equities market.


The Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Louise Petschler provides a monthly round-up of the advocacy team’s key projects and issues.

The road to fundraising reform

The way that NFP fundraising is regulated is complex, inconsistent and wastes millions. AICD NFP Policy Adviser Lucas Ryan GAICD explains the urgent need for reform and how you can support the campaig...
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