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The ABC of GBEs
1 July 2021 | Professor Pamela Hanrahan
Board directors of government business enterprises and private companies may share similar obligations, but power lies elsewhere, writes Professor Pamela Hanrahan.
1 June 2021 | Professor Pamela Hanrahan
Major criminal prosecutions arising out of misfeasance by public company directors are rare in Australia. This makes the conviction of a director who misappropriated $8.6m in company funds worth notin...
US class action over PPE use highlights issues of corporate accountability
1 September 2020 | Professor Pamela Hanrahan
A landmark US court case has raised the question of when the knowledge and motives of individual employees should be attributed to the company itself, writes Professor Pamela Hanrahan.
Vale Bob Baxt AO FAICDLife
30 April 2018 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
In a packed lifetime, Professor Bob Baxt AO FAICDLife made a huge contribution to Australian business law and governance practice, and left a lasting impact, reports Narelle Hooper.
Vale Professor Bob Baxt AO FAICDLife
26 March 2018
The AICD community farewells Professor Bob Baxt AO FAICDLife.
Directors' Counsel: Blowing the Whistle
26 March 2018 | Professor Bob Baxt AO FAICD
A new Bill before Parliament engenders confidence of increased protection for whistleblowers in Australia, writes Bob Baxt AO FAICDLife.
Corporations Act 2001
Directors’ Counsel: Bank Robbery
27 February 2018 | Professor Bob Baxt AO FAICD
Three recent Federal Court cases reflect the extent of ethical and cultural shortcomings in the financial sector, writes Professor Bob Baxt FAICDLife.
Directors' Counsel: Getting a Fair Go
24 January 2018 | Professor Bob Baxt AO FAICD
Changes in the regulatory regime are shifting the power towards small businesses and consumers, writes Prof Bob Baxt AO FAICDLife.
Directors' Counsel: Fixing our fractured federation
28 November 2017 | Professor Bob Baxt AO FAICD
Australia’s federation makes efficient cross-border business regulation challenging and ineffectual — the system needs urgent reform.
Directors’ Counsel: Beware the Bear
1 November 2017 | Professor Bob Baxt AO FAICD
The Federal Government’s proposed Banking Executive Accountability Regime must be examined closely, writes Prof Bob Baxt AO FAICDLife.
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