Topic: Regulation

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


The era of the mega-penalty is here

Boards, directors and managers should heed Australia's competition watchdog or feel the sting of tougher cartel penalties.

Is your business ready for ASIC's new funding model?

New rules will change the way industry pays for the costs of the regulatory body. ASIC Commissioner John Price explains.

Dealing with the regulator and other stakeholders – whose job is it anyway?

While the major revelations from the Hayne Royal Commission and APRA’s prudential inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have dominated front pages over recent months, limited attention has b...

Consultation on class action reform a welcome first step

The AICD welcomes the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) discussion paper on reforms to Australia’s class action regime, including regulation of litigation funders.

Federal Budget 2018: BDO's guide for directors

Australia's Federal Budget 2018 has plenty for directors to consider, including new measures regarding phoenixing and R&D concessions. Despite the Government's insistence that it remains committed to ...

The CBA APRA Report: “required reading” for all directors

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released the Final Report of the Prudential Inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).

AICD supports Anti-Phoenix Measures

The Australian Institute of Company Directors today reiterated its support for reforms announced in the Budget aimed at combatting illegal phoenixing activity.

Higher penalties for directors on the way; here comes the BEAR

On 20 April 2018, the government has announced that it intends to significantly increase maximum civil and criminal penalties for individuals and corporations under the Corporations Act. The changes w...

A Report Card on Progress: How did we score?

AICD Managing Director and CEO Angus Armour FAICD talks reform, public policy and economic growth as he reviews the findings of the 'Governance of the Nation: A Report Card on Progress' report.

Seven Predictions from the 2018 Directors’ Sentiment Index

Stewards of organisations large and small had optimistic expectations about economic progress in the coming year, with a few exceptions. Read the top seven predictions from Australian directors arisin...
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