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  • Risk culture

    09/11/2016

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released a paper on risk culture, noting that the GFC revealed major shortcomings in the way the financial services sector managed risk. The prudential regulator makes the point that these ...

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  • Directors’ duties and climate change risk

    09/11/2016

    Senior business leaders, fund managers, legal experts and regulators attended a roundtable recently to consider a new legal opinion by a senior silk on how corporate law requires company directors to consider and respond to climate-related risks t...

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  • Outsourcing the ASIC registry

    09/11/2016

    Parts of ASIC registry's existing technology systems are over 25 years old. This limits service levels, search functionality, and the capacity to access and use the data. Some registrations remain paper-based, and particular data cannot be linked ...

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  • What is the purpose of the corporation?

    11/10/2016

    After the global financial crisis, there has been considerable debate about the role of corporations in society. It has become broadly accepted that corporations — particularly the world’s largest publicly traded corporations — should be gov...

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