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Topic: Shareholder activism
Where a shareholder uses an equity stake in a company to put pressure on its management
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Governance Leadership Centre
Highlights from the 2017 AICD Essential Director Update with Graham Bradley
13 December 2017
The AICD’s Essential Director Update is one of the most important events in the Australian governance calendar. Held annually, the update is the AICD’s largest complimentary event. This year in a road...
Liability and Compliance
Essential Director Update: 6 Issues for boards to consider in 2018
28 November 2017 | Christopher Niesche
Christopher Niesche sums up this year’s AICD Essential Director Update.
Duties and responsibilities
3 hedge fund manager tips for boards dealing with shareholder activism
12 July 2017
With hedge fund Elliott Partners' recent targeting of BHP Billiton heralding the potential for more shareholder activism in Australia, The Boardroom Report spoke to author and hedge fund manager Jeff ...
Federal Court affirms Brickworks and Soul Pattinson directors had companies’ best interests in mind
12 July 2017
A Federal Court decision in the long-running Perpetual-Brickworks/Soul Pattinson litigation appears to underline existing principles relating to directorship and governance.