Volume 15 Issue 7

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ASIC gets busy with financial reports and information for directors

ASIC has released a number of resources to assist preparers, directors and auditors improve the quality of financial reports in the FY17 reporting season. AICD Senior Policy Adviser, Kerry Hicks, unpa...

Robust discussion v bullying: tips on how to avoid crossing the line

Directors as “workers” may become subject to anti-bullying orders following a recent landmark decision by the Fair Work Commission. But how do directors avoid crossing the line between robust boardroo...

What boards can learn from Uber’s culture woes

The well-documented cultural problems at ride-sharing behemoth Uber has highlighted the importance of corporate culture.

3 hedge fund manager tips for boards dealing with shareholder activism

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 ...

How customers can help SMEs create reliable innovation opportunities

Business thrives when customers get what they ask for. In part three of his series on innovation, Andrew Klapka GAICD sets out ways SMEs can engage with their customers to jump-start innovation.

What directors need to know: FY17 financial reporting

While directors are not expected to be accounting experts, they play an important role in ensuring the accuracy and quality of annual financial reports. Aletta Boshoff, IFRS Advisory Specialist at BDO...

Federal Court affirms Brickworks and Soul Pattinson directors had companies’ best interests in mind

A Federal Court decision in the long-running Perpetual-Brickworks/Soul Pattinson litigation appears to underline existing principles relating to directorship and governance.

Labor gives tentative support to insolvency reform

The Labor Party has signalled its support for the federal government’s proposed changes to Australia’s strict insolvency laws. Carissa Simons gives an update on its progress.
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