Journal: Governance Directions

Governance Institute members and subscribers receive a hard copy of our monthly journal, Governance Directions, as part of their Governance Institute membership or association.

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Non-members cannot access current or previous issues of the journal online, but can access lists of published articles.

The journal has become a valuable medium for Governance Institute members to access and communicate with other industry practitioners and commentators in the fields of governance, law, risk management and administration. Moreover, the journal has fostered an active network of governance professionals who share knowledge and insights.

Title Article summary Date published
  • Closing the gender gap — if not now, when?
  • Outsourcing the ASIC registry
  • Whistleblowing law reform needed



Zilla Efrat speaks with Jillian Segal about the role of governance across different sectors and being passionate about where you spend your time.

  • As D&O insurance was established before climate change emerged on the world agenda there are potential gaps in D&O insurance cover.
  • Some D&O policies limit the jurisdictions or territories coverage which raises issues for climate change exposures that often have global impact and implications.
  • Regulatory investigations relating to climate change are expected to rise in line with the growing body of climate science.
  • The recently launched ISO 37001 could lead to a step change in how companies implement anti-corruption programs.
  • The international standard sets a benchmark likely to be widely accepted around the world.
  • Companies can be certified under the new ISO which may positively set the company apart from its competitors.
  • Outsourcing is a common strategy for reducing organisational costs.
  • Fraud risk is an attendant factor when outsourcing.
  • Transaction cost economics provides a useful framework for considering fraud risk when outsourcing.

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