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This one’s for the Finance team! Improving AASB2
08/08/2016

Even the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) recognises that accounting for ‘share-based...Read more read more

UK Investment Association Working Group releases final Executive Remuneration “simplification” report
08/08/2016

The UK Investment Association’s Working Group on Executive Remuneration released its final report...Read more read more

Populist UK Governance Changes For Australia? No Worries (for now)
08/08/2016

On her elevation to leader of the UK Tory party, Therese May shocked UK business leaders by...Read more read more

US business leaders release “common sense principles for governance”. Some can be borrowed for Australia.
08/08/2016

Unlike in Australia and the UK, the US lacks any common reference set of governance principles...Read more read more

Director tenure: longer is better, to a point
11/07/2016

Director tenure has increasingly become a matter of relevance when investors and proxy advisors...Read more read more

Setting a clear governing objective is a necessary prerequisite for good corporate governance - A checklist
11/07/2016

For company directors, corporate governance issues are constant. These issues are also now more...Read more read more

How do total Non-Executive Director fees relate to CEO fixed pay?
11/07/2016

Independent non-executive directors who, in sum, have diverse knowledge and experience to...Read more read more

Utilities and Health Care Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) received the highest fee increases
10/06/2016

Last month we reported a median increase in non-executive director (NED) remuneration of 2.4%...Read more read more

Pay structures and excessive risk-taking
10/06/2016

David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan published the results of research and analysis of a classic case...Read more read more

The myth of TSR transparency can catch board remuneration committees unaware – a checklist
10/06/2016

For over two decades many board remuneration committees, their advisers, institutional investors...Read more read more