Media releases

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just 100 shareholders to call a company general meeting at significant cost to the majority of shareholders must be repealed once and for all, says Governance Institute of Australia in its submission in support of the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Deregulatory and Other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ignore almost universal demand for the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) Act 2012 not to be repealed, the governance principles that have now been embedded in the not-for-profit (NFP) sector must be retained and enforced by an appropriate regulator, Governance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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