New Zealand governance rule changes taking shape

The New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX) has released changes being proposed for all NZX companies. Read more read more

Current issues for this AGM season from a proxy adviser and an institutional investor

ISS may be moving away from the approach of looking at the “means rather than the outcomes”.Read more read more

This one’s for the Finance team! Improving AASB2

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

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)

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.

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

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

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?

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

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