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

Year: 2003

CLERP 9 fails to protect basic voting rights

16/12/2003

While the draft CLERP 9 Bill successfully identifies ways to increase shareholder participation in organisations, it fails to protect the fundamental right of shareholders to have their proxy vote directed as instructed.

 

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Governance statement model simplifies ASX reporting

27/10/2003

Following an extensive review of senior executives, Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) and Ernst & Young have enhanced their proprietary webbased Corporate Governance compliance system Compass, adding a model corporate governance statement and a complete set of draft charters and templates to help organisations overcome difficulties they are experiencing in developing their own governance statement.

 

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ASX Corporate Governance Council's Implementation Review Group

17/10/2003

The Implementation Review Group (“IRG”), the review body tasked with considering the
implementation of the ASX Corporate Governance Council’s Principles of Good Corporate
Governance and Best Practice Recommendations, met yesterday to consider the scope of its
role and its approach.

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New global qualification for governance professionals

13/10/2003

In a determined bid to enhance the skill and expertise of governance professionals at every level within an organisation, Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) has developed Australia’s only internationally recognised postgraduate qualification in applied corporate governance.

 

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Release share register only for a proper purpose

18/09/2003

Australia’s peak body for corporate governance has urged the government to amend current legislation so that it would require the request for a release of a company’s share register to meet a proper purpose test.

 

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