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ASIC releases urgent reporting update in response to Victorian COVID-19 restrictions
12 August 2020
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has updated their FAQS on the implications of COVID-19 for financial reporting and audit to provide guidance on the impact of restrictions i...
ASIC shares key advice for SME survival
1 August 2020
Small to medium enterprises have been hit hard by the pandemic, but ASIC executive director of assessment and intelligence, Warren Day, says there is plenty of advice available for those seeking help.
AICD submission to the Senate Select Committee
28 May 2020
On 28 May 2020, the AICD made a submission to the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19. The submission focuses on the AICD’s current perspective on regulatory and reform priorities to accelerate ...
ASIC releases guidelines for virtual investor meetings
7 May 2020 | Sophie Stern
ASIC has issued guidelines on how companies should use technology to conduct hybrid and virtual meetings of members.
Virtual AGMs are coming
1 May 2020 | John Price
As the end of financial year approaches, ASIC Commissioner John Price discusses the dilemmas of holding annual general meetings during the current climate.
ASIC releases guidance on COVID-19 financial reporting
29 April 2020
On 28 April, ASIC released guidelines on financial reporting and audit matters that are a must-read for all directors.
Annual General Meetings, coronavirus and social distancing
17 March 2020 | Sophie Stern, Christian Gergis GAICD
With social distancing likely to be required for several months to quell the spread of COVID-19, companies and regulators should be preparing for a disrupted AGM season.
ASIC reflects on one year post-Hayne
1 February 2020 | John Price
Commissioner John Price outlines ASIC's actions and role over the past year of regulation 12 months on from the banking Royal Commission's final report.
How far will the corporate regulators go?
1 December 2019 | Professor Pamela Hanrahan
Legal proceedings by ASIC and the ACCC against Murray Goulburn CEO Gary Helou raise several questions regarding director accountability and the power of the regulator.
Should boards link executive pay to innovation? Sylvia Falzon FAICD
27 November 2019 | Shelley Dempsey
Innovation underpins many performance measures and can be used as a target to set executive remuneration, according to Australian Governance Summit (AGS) speaker Sylvia Falzon FAICD, who sits on the S...