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Corporate governance in action

Board oversight of culture remains a top priority as the AICD pushes ahead with its Forward Governance Agenda, writes AICD head of Advocacy Louise Petschler. Plus an update on the latest gender divers...

Resetting an effective risk culture

With the experiences of 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic affecting companies' high-level thinking, businesses are revisiting their risk profiles and risk appetite statements and there’s been a not...

Continuous disclosure reforms to be made permanent and other COVID-19 relief extended – what directo...

In welcome news, the Treasurer has announced his intention to legislate permanent reform to continuous disclosure laws and extend relief for virtual AGMs and electronic communications until 15 Septemb...

AICD welcomes permanent changes to Australia’s continuous disclosure laws

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has welcomed the Government’s announcement today that there will be permanent changes to Australia’s continuous disclosure laws.

Directors, are you ready for a culture check?

New research reveals culture is finally being taken seriously by directors, reports Louise Petschler, AICD head of Advocacy. Plus updates on modern slavery reporting and AICD priorities.

AICD Advocacy on key issues for 2021

Resetting the regulatory agenda is critical for driving post-pandemic recovery, says AICD head of Advocacy Louise Petschler. Here are the AICD's priorities for the year ahead.

More than a third of ASX200 boards are still at less than 30% women | 18 November 2020

Another eight companies in the ASX 200 have reached the target of 30 per cent women on their boards this quarter. However, there are still 87 companies whose boards have not yet reached 30 per cent. N...

Have your say on key AICD governance issues

Louise Petschler, AICD head of Advocacy, calls for member feedback on several governance issues, including directors' duties and managing stakeholder voices in the boardroom.

First defendant win in a shareholder class action

A landmark decision for class action defendants and corporate Australia, this represents the first dismissal of a shareholder class action after a full trial. It is the ninth shareholder class action ...

Sentiment bounces back despite COVID-19 economic uncertainty crisis: Director Sentiment Index

The latest Director Sentiment Index (DSI) has revealed a jump in director sentiment, despite the on-going economic uncertainty triggered by COVID-19.
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