Perspectives on Cyber Risk
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NGOs: A growing force in governance

With the help of traditional and social media, non-government organisations are becoming a growing force in governance. Companies are advised to monitor NGO activities, and be prepared to respond strategically in order to limit potential costs to their business.
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Governance lessons from the new report on HBOS's demise

The report into the demise of the HBOS Group shows that while the failure was in many ways of its time, it still provides some useful lessons for Australian boards. 
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Current trends in short selling 'activism'

Boards and management are advised to consider preparing themselves against an attack.
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Trends in M&A activism

M&A activism has recently been highlighted as one of the current trends in shareholder activism, and boards and executives should be aware of how it might impact their companies. Read more

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News Highlights
August 14, 2017 6:21 PM |
Top Story │ United States: US senators have introduced a Bill that aims to improve the cybersecurity of any internet connected devices purchased by the federal government: Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act 2017 [read more]
August 14, 2017 6:12 PM |
Top Story │ Update on AUSTRAC allegations against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia [read more]
August 14, 2017 6:11 PM |
Top Story │ ASIC reportedly confirms it will investigate whether the Commonwealth Bank of Australia board complied with continuous disclosure obligations when it decided not to alert investors to the AUSTRAC investigation [read more]
August 14, 2017 6:08 PM |
Top Story │ Test Case? Commonwealth Bank of Australia shareholders file a claim in the Federal Court alleging the bank did not adequately disclose climate change risk as a business risk [read more]
August 14, 2017 6:02 PM |
Top Story │ United States: Federal Reserve Board consults on proposal to enhance the effectiveness of boards of directors [read more]
August 7, 2017 12:35 PM |
AUSTRAC brings civil proceedings against Commonwealth bank for 'serious and systemic non-compliance' with the AML/CTF Act [read more]
August 7, 2017 12:32 PM |
Top Story: Global survey finds the real cost of cyber attacks on business is the enforced downtime not the ransom demand [read more]
August 7, 2017 12:29 PM |
Top Story: United Kingdom: Average FTSE100 CEO pay package was down 17% on previous year due to political pressure, public disapproval and campaigning for pay restraint according to new report [read more]
August 7, 2017 12:25 PM |
Top Story: Governance Institute of Australia report finds 77% of Australians believe high CEO salaries are unethical [read more]
August 7, 2017 12:22 PM |
New report finds that growth in nonexecutive director pay has outpaced growth in annual CEO remuneration due to increase in workload [read more]