Topic: Risk

A probability or threat of damage, injury, liability, loss, or any other negative occurrence that is caused by external or internal vulnerabilities, and that may be avoided through preemptive action.


2017 lessons for Directors from the courts and Fair Work Commission

Reflecting on a number of decisions handed down by the courts and Fair Work Commission in 2017 provides useful insights into the duties and rights of directors.

Recap: AICD's 10 most popular articles for 2017

As 2017 draws to a close we have curated a selection of the year’s most popular tips and insights for directors, including articles on risk, megatrends, culture and regulatory reform.

Keep your finger on the pulse: International Essential Director Update

More than 700 directors and business leaders tuned in to the International Essential Director Update (IEDU) webinar on 23 November 2017.

What is the director’s role in evaluating an organisation’s risk appetite?

Risk appetite is not a fixed single concept. Boards need to be aware of how it might shift over time, writes Marita Corbett of BDO Australia.

"Nothing is secret": Tax, transparency and trust in a post-Paradise Papers world

The Paradise Papers leak has put a spotlight on tax governance and the debate around directors' obligations.

The Strategist: Hazards Ahead

Bad things can and do happen. But dealing with the smaller risks along the way will help your board prepare for the worst of the what-ifs.

Director discussion: Risk Factor Forecast

Diversity, cyber threats, the social media snake pit — senior directors dissect the hot topics for 2018 and advise how boards should respond.

Evaluating an organisation before joining

Joining any board is an important step regardless of the type of organisation or your level of experience. Yet many directors take this step without sufficient reflection on the possible risks in term...

Resignation or removal of a director

As a general rule, a company’s constitution will deal with resignations and removal of directors, as well as the procedures for filling casual vacancies caused by a director leaving the company. Readi...

Interview: Dr Justin Koonin, ACON President

Dr Justin Koonin, President of ACON, a health promotion organisation specialising in HIV prevention and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) health, on how he thinks about the majo...
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