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

Month: Nov

Reinforce the supremacy of the Principles and Recommendations Council urged

14/11/2013

The third edition of the Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations must have a greater emphasis on promoting the key principle underpinning the guidelines — the ‘if not, why not’ approach which has established the guidelines as the pre-eminent good governance template for listed companies in Australia, the ASX Corporate Governance Council has been told.

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Removing tax cap on self-education expenses a victory for common sense

08/11/2013

Governance Institute of Australia welcomes the government’s decision to scrap capping self-education costs as it was an ill-conceived policy that would have disadvantaged those who need it most.

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Strong support for mandatory testing for financial advisers

07/11/2013

Governance Institute of Australia is urging the government,as a minimum, to heed the Australian Securities & Investments Commission’s (ASIC) plea for mandatory testing for all new and existing advisers on Tier 1 products, mandatory monitoring and supervision of new advisers, and a mandatory online update review for all advisers every three years.

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