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  • The whistle is blowing

    13/12/2016

    After years of talk and any number of parliamentary inquiries into the need for reform of corporate whistleblowing, action is finally replacing words. The Australian Government has made commitments to extend the whistleblower protections in ...

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  • Australia, take note — the charities sector has impact

    13/12/2016

    The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) released the Australian Charities Report 2015 today, revealing the significant economic and social impact of the charities sector. Charities have a combined total income...

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  • UK government consults on corporate governance reform

    13/12/2016

    The UK government has released its much anticipated Green Paper on corporate governance reform. Concepts for consideration include a binding shareholder vote on executive remuneration packages; mandatory disclosure of fund managers’ voting records...

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  • AGM reform — common sense prevails

    13/12/2016

    For some years, Governance Institute has been a lone voice calling for reform to introduce direct voting, a poll on voting on all resolutions rather than a show of hands and online voting as the default. Change is always hard to contemplate,...

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