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
September 25, 2017 11:41 AM |
An exposure draft of the Banking Executive Accountability Regime legislation has been released for one week's consultation [read more]
September 25, 2017 11:36 AM |
United States: Securities and Exchange Chairman reveals EDGAR system was breached in 2016 and may have resulted in illicit trading [read more]
September 25, 2017 11:31 AM |
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has invited the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Competition in the Australian Financial System to review the 'four pillars policy' [read more]
September 18, 2017 1:27 PM |
Safe Harbour Bill passes parliament, government announces package of anti-phoenix measures [read more]
September 18, 2017 1:24 PM |
ASIC Chairman says 'We cannot use technology platforms or algorithms to simply shift risk to the consumer or other areas of society' [read more]
September 18, 2017 1:17 PM |
Reward for whistleblowers among the recommendations of the Parliamentary Committee into whistleblower protections [read more]
September 18, 2017 1:12 PM |
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority is reportedly planning to extend an existing pilot program assessing the risk culture in financial institutions to all financial institutions from H2 2018 [read more]
September 18, 2017 1:07 PM |
House Committee examines APRA's performance and operation; APRA Chairman comments on Banking Executive Accountability Regime and CBA Inquiry [read more]
September 11, 2017 2:26 PM |
Recent Developments at the CBA: Board changes announced; Litigation funder confirms funding for shareholder action; Defence to AUSTRAC proceedings to be filed by December; APRA inquiry terms of reference, panel and timeframe announced; CBA may outsource cybersecurity functions [read more]
September 11, 2017 2:23 PM |
Significant Financial Benchmarks Bill introduced: Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Measures No 5) Bill 2017 [read more]