Topic: Finance and Insurance

Facilitates financial transactions involving the creation, liquidation, or change in ownership of financial assets, as well as pooling risk by underwriting insurance.


Weekly Updates

My name is Mark Thirlwell and I am the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ new Chief Economist. I started work this month and am looking forward to resuming the weekly ‘Economic Update’.

RBA's Philip Lowe on Australia's economic outlook

Accountability, trust and good culture are essential for economic prosperity, says RBA governor Philip Lowe.

How will Australia's economy perform in 2019?

Deloitte Access partner Chris Richardson predicts the highs and lows for Australia's economy in 2019.

Final round of Royal Commission hearings continues, with a focus on accountability

Corporate governance continues to be a focal point of the final round of Royal Commission hearings, with accountability in particular being considered through various lenses.

Financial Services Royal Commission – AICD response to interim report

The AICD has provided a submission to the Financial Services Royal Commission in relation to matters raised in Commissioner Hayne’s interim report.

What directors need to know about ASIC's new supervisory approach

ASIC will use a new approach to ensure a more responsible attitude towards decision making in the financial services industry.

A decade on from the Global Financial Crisis

AICD's Group Executive Advisory, Bodo Mann GAICD, analyses the causes and effects from the global financial crisis ten years on from both global and Australian perspectives.

Have your say on the questions raised by the Royal Commission

Your views are sought on key policy questions raised by Commissioner Hayne in his Interim Report, as well as the policy questions raised separately by the Royal Commission in relation to the Round Six...

Hayne Royal Commission Interim Report: Summary for directors

The release of the banking Royal Commission’s three volume interim report is an important moment for governance. The AICD policy team provides an overview of the document, as well as its implications ...

5 finance red flags every director should watch out for

Finance fundamentals every director should be across to meet their obligations to scrutinise and sign off on financial accounts.
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