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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 from the Australian Institute…

How governance for family run companies is evolving

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

What will drive governance changes in the future?

“The governance professional of the future will have to deal with a different regulatory framework,…

Joint US-Taiwan cybersecurity drill underway

November 2019 marked the first-ever joint US-Taiwan cybersecurity exercise. Taiwan has been seeking closer security…