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

Month: May

No excuse for sloppy handling of confidential, market-sensitive information

27/05/2014

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s (ASIC) report on the handling of confidential information released today makes it very clear that there are no excuses or extenuating circumstances that can justify the leakage of confidential information by listed entities or their advisers, Governance Institute of Australia says.

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Abolish the ‘100-member’ rule once and for all

16/05/2014

The rule that allows just 100 shareholders to call a company general meeting at significant cost to the majority of shareholders must be repealed once and for all, says Governance Institute of Australia in its submission in support of the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Deregulatory and Other Measures) Bill 2014.  

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NFP sector must be held accountable Senate inquiry told

02/05/2014

Should the government ignore almost universal demand for the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) Act 2012 not to be repealed, the governance principles that have now been embedded in the not-for-profit (NFP) sector must be retained and enforced by an appropriate regulator, Governance Institute has told the Senate Standing Committees on Economics.

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