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Online AGMs to be allowed for six months to enable social distancing

Organisations will be able to hold their annual general meetings online for six months from 6 May.

COVID-19 regulatory updates for NFPs and charities

As governments respond to the evolving COVID-19 crisis, we highlight the key developments for not-for-profits (NFPs) and charities, including guidance from ASIC on COVID-19 financial reporting, clarif...

ASIC releases guidance on COVID-19 financial reporting

On 28 April, ASIC released guidelines on financial reporting and audit matters that are a must-read for all directors.

Board minutes during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the current crisis, boards will need to make difficult judgment calls and balance competing risks and considerations in their decision-making. Approaches to minute-taking should be carefully co...

Funding certainty needed for NFPs and charities in COVID-19 crisis

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) is calling on the Federal Government to implement an urgent relief package for the NFP and charities sector to support their financial sustainabili...

AICD’s proposal to facilitate better disclosure during COVID-19

The AICD is acutely aware of the challenges presented by Australia’s strict market disclosure regime in the COVID-19 environment – which is characterised by extreme market volatility and ongoing uncer...

Financial reporting during the COVID-19 crisis: what do you do when you have to sign off the account...

Organisations will soon be preparing their financial reports and directors will be asked to sign off the end-of-year financial statement. With many organisations struggling to stay afloat and little c...

COVID-19 and NFPs: government relief package needed

For many NFPs, it will be extremely difficult - if not impossible - to financially withstand the impact of COVID-19 without substantial government support and regulatory relief. This is the case given...

ASIC extends reporting deadlines for unlisted companies – plus AICD’s position

ASIC has announced an extension of reporting deadlines for unlisted entities whose financial years ended 31 December 2019 to 31 March 2020. Those entities normally have four months to file reports, du...

All remuneration should be on the table: Director and executive pay during COVID-19

As the scale and severity of COVID-19 continues to grow, companies of all sizes in every sector are facing a unique set of challenges. We take a look at why executive and senior employee remuneration ...
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