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5 Traits of the Modern Board Director

In Australian law, that is its boosts its importance further: Board…

The Importance of Compliance Monitoring

As regulatory compliance obligations continue to multiply, achieving a clear picture of your performance around…

Avoiding Cyber Confusion in the Board Room

It is imperative that Directors understand the cyber risks facing their companies and organisations. The…

Working from Home? Top-Value Targets Like Company Executives and Directors Need a Cyber Security Plan

Nora Denzel co-authored this blog post with Melissa Hathaway, a Board Director at BT Federal…

5 Stages of an Effective Compliance Program

The regulatory compliance landscape shifts endlessly, creating ever-changing challenges for anyone responsible for compliance, risk,…

Minimising the Risk of Virtual Meetings: 5 Practices Boards Should Avoid

Months into the COVID-19 lockdown, remote workers—and board members—have become more accustomed to virtual meetings.

Australia is facing increased cyber risk – here’s how to stay protected

Cybersecurity has been part of the conversation around most boardroom tables for years. Now it’s…

COVID-19: A Steep Learning Curve in Risk Management for Many Boards and CEOs

As a result of the rapid, unimaginable spread of COVID-19, the business world has had…

What is The Role of the Executive Committee?

Under the best of circumstances, boards of directors do the strategic planning and decision-making for…

How to Build a Strong Governance Model

There has been a recent emphasis in the corporate world on best practices for corporate…

Governance in the age of COVID-19

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has thrown up serious challenges for businesses all over the world.