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Modern Governance expert panel report #3: Paper trails

Modern Governance is “The practice of empowering leaders with the technology,…

Lawyers Managing Cyber Security

Law firms have much to do to provide the best possible assurance against data breaches.

Modern Governance expert panel report #2: Board papers

Modern Governance is “The practice of empowering leaders with the technology,…

There’s a fraction too much friction? Dealing with dissent in the boardroom

How often do your board members disagree? How often should they disagree? After all, directors…

Modern Governance expert panel report #1: Minutes and meetings

Modern Governance is “The practice of empowering leaders with the technology,…

Non-financial Risk Management Lags at Listed Companies

Australian companies are failing to manage non-financial risk carefully – concludes  a…

Rise of Shareholder Activists

In January 2019, the South Korean private equity fund Korea Corporate Governance Improvement (KCGI) took…

Enter the Matrix: Top Tips for Succession Planning

Effective board succession planning is a hallmark of good corporate governance. Failure to plan can…

Diversity: The business case for boards

Diversity is falling on ASX 200 boards. According to October data…

How governance for family run companies is evolving

Keeping things ‘all in the family’ is always a tempting option for family-owned businesses –…