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New director tool - D&O insurance for non-executive directors
9 September 2021
Directors’ and officers’ liability insurance (D&O insurance) is designed to protect directors and personnel involved in the management of a company from claims arising from decisions and actions taken...
Important continuous disclosure reform, virtual AGM relief
10 August 2021 | Laura Bacon
New laws passed by the Senate this week extend temporary relief for virtual AGMs and electronic documents to early 2022, and make welcome changes to continuous disclosure breach provisions.
Is the cost of insurance worth it?
1 February 2021 | Christopher Niesche
Whether it's protection against property loss, cyber attack, weather damage or D&O liability, the risk of being underinsured could far outweigh the costs.
The price of the pandemic for the insurance sector
1 July 2020 | Christopher Niesche
The insurance sector has been heavily impacted by COVID-19. Here's what directors need to know to ensure adequate cover.
ASIC further extends reporting deadlines and ‘no action’ position on AGMs
13 May 2020
ASIC has today announced a one month extension to financial reporting deadlines for both listed and unlisted entities with balance dates up to and including 7 July 2020, as well as an extension to its...
Lockdown learning tips from 5 directors for 2020
30 April 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
As we navigate a rocky new landscape in 2020, upskilling and education have never been more important for directors and business leaders. Many see this as an ideal time to study online and prepare for...
AICD’s proposal to facilitate better disclosure during COVID-19
22 April 2020
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...
Business insurance: The impacts of COVID-19
20 April 2020 | Tricia Hobson, Ray Giblett
Boards are once again at the helm of companies trying to stay afloat. We recently wrote about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on directors’ and officers’ (D&O) insurance but this i...
7 things all directors should know about their D&O insurance
1 October 2019
Company directors must ensure they are protecting personal liability against financial loss with reliable D&O insurance cover. Tricia Hobson outlines the basics for directors.
What claims can be made against you?
2 September 2019
Learn what to do if someone makes a claim against you.