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ASIC says its time to review margin loans
1 February 2019 | Cathie Armour
ASIC Commissioner Cathie Armour says it could be time for companies to rethink their policy on margin loans for directors and officers.
Australia's energy challenge
1 February 2019 | Narelle Hooper MAICD, Leon Gettler
Energy policy and rising power costs have become major concerns for Australians. Here's how boards are responding to Australia's energy crisis.
Principle 5: Risk management
30 January 2019
Board decision-making is informed by an understanding of risk and how it is managed.
The New Governance of Data and Privacy
28 November 2018
In this edited extract from the AICD publishing imprint’s latest title, ‘The New Governance of Data and Privacy: Moving Beyond Compliance to Performance’, authors Malcolm Crompton AM...
Interview with BDO’s Susan Rix AM
14 November 2018 | Susan Rix AM
Succession planning for family businesses can be complex. We asked BDO Partner Susan Rix AM how to get it right when choosing a successor and what are the risks involved.
Could AI predict your next crisis?
1 November 2018 | John Green
Smart data analysis of internal communications can prove a useful tool to alert directors to what's really going on across your organisation.
How Musk lost the top spot at Tesla
10 October 2018 | Shelley Dempsey
Billionaire Elon Musk has lost the top spot on the board of the USA’s most valuable car company, as a legal firestorm unleashed by the regulator took hold. Now Tesla must find a new chair.
ASIC report on climate risk disclosure
26 September 2018 | Kerry Hicks
In the first review of its kind in Australia, ASIC has recently released the results of their examination of climate risk disclosure by listed companies [Report 593].
AICD BDO Enterprise Risk Management Report 2018
29 August 2018
The results of a recent AICD BDO Enterprise Risk Management (Risk Appetite) survey show that few organisations have formalised their risk appetite approach or position.
What do boards need to know about risk appetite?
29 August 2018 | Marita Corbett
Risk - it's traditionally seen as negative, something businesses must do their best to avoid. However, in an age where disruptive forces - particularly technology - can no longer be ignored, organisat...