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  • Ensure retail investors don’t miss out on your capital raising

    by Ann Bowering, CEO, Issuer Services Australia & New Zealand at Computershare.
    05/05/2020

    Sponsored article: Capital raisings are fast becoming a necessity for those who are looking to shore up their balance sheets – but a deep understanding of current market conditions is required.

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  • ESG post COVID-19: as important as ever, or crowded out?

    by Kerry McGoldrick, Partner, Assurance and Advisory Services, ShineWing
    05/05/2020

    In February 2020, Governance Institute of Australia convened a Discussion Group for listed public companies.  The clear consensus was that environmental, social and governance (ESG) would be the number one priority for boards, among others such as shareholder activism and the unfolding coronavirus pandemic, which had just been named COVID-19. That was then, this is now...

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  • CEO May update

    05/05/2020

    The month of May will see some firsts for the Governance Institute. Hear more from our CEO, Megan Motto in this video update

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  • Three new Good Governance Guides launched

    03/05/2020

    Designed to support governance and risk professionals in their roles, we have just launched three new Good Governance Guides, looking in-depth at technology governance, emerging risk, and compliance.

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  • Tech overhaul to allow documents to be witnessed electronically

    01/05/2020

    In a historic overhaul in response to COVID-19, the signing of legal documents such as statutory declarations can now be done using video technology such as Zoom and FaceTime. We look at the recent announcement.

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  • Board minutes during the COVID-19 pandemic

    by By Michelle Huckel AGIA ACIS, Policy Adviser, Governance Institute of Australia and Sally Linwood, GAICD, Senior Policy Adviser, Advocacy, Australian Institute of Company Directors
    01/05/2020

    During the current crisis, boards will need to make difficult judgment calls and balance competing risks and considerations in their decision-making. Approaches to minute-taking should be carefully considered.

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