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Benefits of Using a Board Portal

It may be the digital age, but the information distribution systems many firms use to…

Five Ways Boards Improve Diversity

The Watermark Index, which tracks boardroom diversity in Australia, registered some…

The dangers in sitting on too many boards

There has been a strong reaction against “overboarding” – the practice in which a company…

Improving Board Director Collaboration

Corporate governance experts agree that collaboration is the key to boardroom productivity. With the help…

Conflict of Interest Policy – Role of the Company Secretary

The company secretary has become the chief advisor on governance to the board. It is…

How Business Chemistry Can Perfect Board Composition

Diligent Governance Cloud supports perfecting board composition It’s official: Australian boards with well-composed memberships perform…

Corporate governance: Keeping up with the changes

Securing Executive Board Communications Corporate governance is undergoing rapid change in both Australia and New…

The Damage Associated with Conflict of Interest

There are few things that damage a company’s reputation more than reports of conflict of…

Average Cost of a Data Breach is $2.62 million – IBM Ponemon

The average cost of a data breach in the APAC region is $2.62 million, according…

APRA improves Governance for Executive Pay

Remuneration policies are a key part of governance: There is a demand for increasing accountability…

How organisations can get more from their Company Secretary

Company secretaries vary enormously between organisations. Some fall into the role unexpectedly, often with little…