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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.
Interview: NAB whistleblower Dennis Gentilin on how to avoid ethical failures
14 June 2017 | Dennis Gentilin
In 2004, as a young trader at National Australia Bank, Dennis Gentilin MAICD blew the whistle on a major foreign exchange trading scandal that saw the jailing of four of his colleagues on the desk. Mo...
Board and organisational culture
Improving corporate whistleblower practices in Australia
10 May 2017 | Kath Hall, AJ Brown
With a Senate inquiry into whistleblowing due to report by June, whistleblower policies and procedures are in the spotlight. Two leaders of the AICD-supported research project ‘Whistling While They Wo...
Advocacy and policy
Behind closed doors: the 7 conversations dominating Australia’s boardrooms
8 March 2017
In the lead up to International Women’s Day, the Australian Institute of Company Directors gathered together seven of Australia’s pre-eminent female directors to discuss the big issues they are confro...