Journal: Governance Directions

Governance Institute members and subscribers receive a hard copy of our monthly journal, Governance Directions, as part of their Governance Institute membership or association.

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Non-members cannot access current or previous issues of the journal online, but can access lists of published articles.

The journal has become a valuable medium for Governance Institute members to access and communicate with other industry practitioners and commentators in the fields of governance, law, risk management and administration. Moreover, the journal has fostered an active network of governance professionals who share knowledge and insights.

Title Article summary Date published
  • Crowd-sourced equity funding to be extended to proprietary companies
  • NZX launches new governance code
  • Australian consumer law review and charitable fundraising reform
  • Inquiry into modern slavery welcomed by big investors
01/06/2017
  • Zilla Efrat speaks to Karin Halliday about how the value of a company can be impacted by the fairness of its pay structures and employee engagement.
01/06/2017
01/06/2017
  • A new international compliance standard was released in late 2015 using AS3806 as the starting point.
  • The ISO Standard is based upon principles of good governance, proportionality and sustainability.
  • The ISO Standard requires a holistic management standard approach to compliance arrangements to be hardwired built into wider organisational structures policies and procedures
01/06/2017
  • A cultural environment in which people feel not only safe to speak up but expected to, is essential to achieving an organisation’s governance objectives.
  • Every member of your team needs to be held accountable for doing their part to protect the interests of the organisation and its stakeholders.
  • Inspire people to want to behave with integrity and contribute to the full extent of their potential, and governance standards are likely to be achieved.
01/06/2017
  • Draft legislation introduces a ‘safe harbour’ for directors from personal liability in certain circumstances.
  • One of the key changes the safe harbour protection introduces is, where solvency is in doubt, a company may incur further debts if part of a reasonable course of action.
  • Directors will need to be conscious of the specifics of how the safe harbour provisions will operate in practice
01/06/2017

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