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Month: Mar

Directors leaving nothing to chance, study finds

28/03/2006

Faced with the prospect of hefty fines, extensive litigation or even jail, big end of town directors are investing heavily in expert advice from governance professionals, who’ve pocketed a 19.4 per cent pay rise since 2003; bringing the average salary in a large company to $377,500, a new study by Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) has found.

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Clean up proxies with direct voting alternative

09/03/2006

The outdated and widely misunderstood system of appointing a proxy to vote at Annual General Meetings (AGM’s) would be less open to abuse if shareholders had the opportunity to vote directly as well, argues a discussion paper released by Chartered Secretaries Australia (CSA) today to encourage support for direct voting.

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