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Directors' Counsel: Blowing the Whistle
26 March 2018 | Professor Bob Baxt AO FAICD
A new Bill before Parliament engenders confidence of increased protection for whistleblowers in Australia, writes Bob Baxt AO FAICDLife.
Corporations Act 2001
Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017
28 February 2018
The AICD has provided a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics’ inquiry into the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017.
Advocacy: New Regulators at the Reins
30 January 2018 | Louise Petschler MAICD
New chiefs take the helm at both the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, writes Louise Petschler MAICD.
Recap: AICD's 10 most popular articles for 2017
13 December 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.
Whistleblowing framework exposure draft
3 November 2017
On 3 November 2017, the AICD provided a submission regarding the exposure draft of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Whistleblowers) Bill 2017 (the Bill).
Advocacy: Reform School
1 November 2017 | Louise Petschler MAICD
Sufficient time must be allowed to thoroughly examine proposed changes to laws and regulations to guarantee a fair and effective outcome. The overhasty review period for the Banking Executive Accounta...
5 lessons for boards from the Weinstein scandal
25 October 2017 | Steph D'Souza
The Weinstein scandal has shown boards what not to do when there are serious accusations of harassment against a senior organisational figure.
Better protections for whistleblowers on the way
27 September 2017 | Lucas Ryan GAICD
A parliamentary committee report has called for significantly stronger protections for whistleblowers
Strong Whistleblower Protections a Step Closer to Becoming Reality
14 September 2017
The Australian Institute of Company Directors today welcomed the passage through the Senate of safe harbour reforms which will help save jobs and value, while supporting a culture of entrepreneurship ...
Directors' Counsel: New whistleblowing initiatives
1 September 2017 | Professor Bob Baxt AO FAICD
Professor Bob Baxt considers the possibility of a significant new whistleblowing regime in Australia.