Topic: Regulation

Regulations are an inevitable part of doing business. Ask AICD to help identify those relevant for you and your organisation


UK and NZ lead way on mandatory climate risk disclosures

In recent months the UK and NZ governments have announced regimes for mandatory climate-related financial disclosures, with the Biden administration expected to follow suit this year in the US. These ...

Virtual Annual General Meetings (AGMs)

On 4 November 2020, the AICD wrote to the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Treasurer, outlining support for modernisation of Corporations Act requirements on member meetings.

AICD submission on virtual meetings and electronic document execution

On 30 October 2020, the AICD lodged a submission on the Corporations Amendment (Virtual Meetings and Electronic Communications) Bill 2020 (Exposure Draft).

Essential Director Update 2020: ASIC Chair James Shipton in conversation

ASIC Chair James Shipton talks with AICD CEO Angus Armour FAICD over Zoom about the regulator's priorities for the year ahead. They discuss the lessons from the Corporate Governance Taskforce, non-fin...

Has overregulation damaged Australia's corporate governance?

There is a need for major reform of the civil and criminal sanctions applicable to Australian directors, argues John Colvin FAICD and Brendan Hord of Herbert Smith Freehills.

AICD supports cutting red tape for charitable fundraising

In late August, the Intergovernmental Charitable Fundraising National Working Group, which consists of officials from the states and territories together with the ACNC, released a discussion pape...

AICD lodged a submission with the Australian Accounting Standards Board on ED 302 Amendments to Aust...

On 10 September 2020 the AICD lodged a submission with the Australian Accounting Standards Board on ED 302 Amendments to Australian Accounting Standards – Disclosures in Special Purpose Financia...

Release of ALRC final report on Australia’s corporate criminal responsibility regime

The Attorney-General has tabled the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) final report on Australia’s corporate criminal responsibility regime. The AICD welcomes the ALRC’s comprehensive repor...

Long-term reform needed to boost post-pandemic growth

The AICD has welcomed regulatory relief on virtual AGMs, but long-term reform will be needed to support economic growth after the pandemic, writes AICD head of Advocacy Louise Petschler.

What you need to know about Director IDs

By mid-2021, all directors of Australian organisations will be assigned an identification number, allowing regulators to identify and track illegal phoenixing activity.
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