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In representing members' views, Governance Institute of Australia uses the media to promote its position on key issues.

Year: 2001

Corporate Governance Opinion

06/10/2001

As the dust settles on the staggering corporate collapses of the last financial year, is Australia any closer to narrowing the gap between corporate governance rhetoric and corporate governance best practice asks Chartered Secretaries.

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Corporations Panel tops peak body's list of priorities

27/09/2001

A Corporations Panel that would facilitate a more swift and more effective response to any failure to comply with the Corporations Act heads the list of policy imperatives Australia’s peak body for corporate governance will campaign with the next Federal government.

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FSR Bill - Insider Trading

13/07/2001

Hot on the heels of the release of the Companies and Securities Advisory Committee’s (CASAC) discussion paper on insider trading provisions, Australia’s peak body for corporate governance, Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) claims the draft FSR Bill provisions don’t
go far enough.

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Corporate Australia not ready for Privacy Law

04/06/2001

Whilst an overwhelming 75 per cent of corporate Australia believes the Privacy Act should be extended to the private sector, 42 per cent don’t believe they have the systems in place to comply when the legislation comes into effect on 21 December a new survey has found.

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Corporate heavyweights want shareholder participation square-root formula rounded off

03/05/2001

Australia’s peak compliance body Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) has brought
together a powerful coalition of corporate heavyweights to encourage the government to
modify its proposed ‘square-root’ shareholder participation rules for public companies to
allow for a ‘cap’ of 500 members and a ‘floor’ of 100.

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ASX does not need more supervision yet

23/04/2001

The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) does not need additional, unnecessary and unwarranted supervision, Australia’s peak body for corporate governance and compliance has told the Senate Inquiry into the framework for Australia’s stock exchanges.

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