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Month: Oct

2016 Governance Institute National Conference kicks off on 27 November

Posted by Steven Burrell, Chief Executive Officer, Governance Institute of Australia on 31/10/2016

Governance Institute’s 33rd National Conference will be held in Sydney from Sunday, 27 November to Tuesday, 29 November this year. True to our theme of ‘Governance at the Core’, this year’s conference will discuss how whole-of-organisation governance helps shape good corporate culture and show you the latest ideas to help you make strong governance the foundation of your future success.

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Did you know that the majority of mergers and acquisitions destroy shareholder value?

Posted by Paul Kernaghan, Principal, Tullamore Consulting Pty Ltd on 21/10/2016

Why? Because almost always one or both parties don’t have a clear strategy or rationale as to what they want to achieve. Nor have they genuinely worked through if a merger or acquisition is the best way to achieve their goals.

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‘What you walk past is what you accept’

Posted by John Price, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission on 13/10/2016

As you will be aware, ASIC has been talking a lot about culture lately. Why? Because poor culture can be a driver of poor conduct and ASIC regulates poor conduct.

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