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Interview with BDO’s Susan Rix AM
14 November 2018 | Susan Rix AM
Succession planning for family businesses can be complex. We asked BDO Partner Susan Rix AM how to get it right when choosing a successor and what are the risks involved.
Could AI predict your next crisis?
1 November 2018 | John Green
Smart data analysis of internal communications can prove a useful tool to alert directors to what's really going on across your organisation.
How Musk lost the top spot at Tesla
10 October 2018 | Shelley Dempsey
Billionaire Elon Musk has lost the top spot on the board of the USA’s most valuable car company, as a legal firestorm unleashed by the regulator took hold. Now Tesla must find a new chair.
ASIC report on climate risk disclosure
26 September 2018 | Kerry Hicks
In the first review of its kind in Australia, ASIC has recently released the results of their examination of climate risk disclosure by listed companies [Report 593].
AICD BDO Enterprise Risk Management Report 2018
29 August 2018
The results of a recent AICD BDO Enterprise Risk Management (Risk Appetite) survey show that few organisations have formalised their risk appetite approach or position.
What do boards need to know about risk appetite?
29 August 2018 | Marita Corbett
Risk - it's traditionally seen as negative, something businesses must do their best to avoid. However, in an age where disruptive forces - particularly technology - can no longer be ignored, organisat...
How boards can manage trust and risk
1 August 2018
3 directors share insights on how directors can manage risk and trust.
Linking board structure, composition and organisational culture
20 July 2018 | Professor Guy Ford, Associate Professor James Rooney and Louise Pocock
Research highlights ways in which boards can improve their practices and processes beyond compliance with regulatory instruments
Developing principles of good governance for NFPs
11 July 2018 | Lucas Ryan GAICD
The AICD is currently undertaking a review of its Good governance principles and guidance for not-for-profit organisations (Principles). The purpose of the review is to bring the Principles up-to-date...
APRA debate yields divergent views on governance and board roles
15 June 2018 | Tony Featherstone
Calls for directors to have full-time resources, greater clarity on workloads.