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Kick the dividend addiction

Unless the addiction to dividends can be kicked, Australia is likely to suffer a chronic shortage of capital investment and the corporate sector will not grow to the extent it should.


John Gay’s $3.1m illegal trading windfall pursued

The Commonwealth prosecutor’s office has revealed disgraced Tasmanian businessman John Gay made more than $3m through insider trading, and has vowed to pursue the funds.


Exactly what should directors do?

If you are a company director and you have been aware of your duties under the 2006 Companies Act and you have been complying with them then you can be satisfied that you are acting within the law – if not, then you should review how you and your board operates to make sure that you are discharging your director’s duties correctly. […]

Macquarie to compensate customers over advice scandal

Macquarie Bank is preparing to compensate potentially thousands of customers caught up in a financial advice scandal.

The corporate regulator, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), has ordered the investment bank to contact 160,000 clients who may have lost money as a result of poor advice.

It comes six weeks after the Commonwealth Bank began a compensation program for the victims of its multi-million-dollar fraud involving some of its financial planners.


ACCC launches court action against Bet 365 and Omniblend

The consumer watchdog has lodged separate cases in the Federal Court against online betting agency Bet 365 and kitchen blender company Omniblend.


Effective Corporate Governance Employs Multiple Strategies Study Says

Latest Effective Corporate Governance Employs Multiple Strategies Study Says News, Updates from Twitter, Images, & Videos from across the web. […]


To support the implementation of internal controls in relation to Corporate Governance for Santander UK companies, in particular ensuring allocated … […]

Corporate Governance Lawyer / Company Secretary

Listed UK company secretarial / governance matters; Corporate governance best practice; UK Corporate Governance Code; Experience working at … […]

FRC nears end of Sisyphean task of implementing going concern

Naomi Rainey looks at the corporate and investor positions … But as the clock runs down and this year’s UK Corporate Governance Code update … […]

M&G admits fears over China’s corporate governance

UK-based fund house M&G Investments has admitted that concerns over corporate governance standards in China has deterred it from applying for […]