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CPS 511 – one step closer to the new prudential remuneration framework

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CPS 511 – one step closer to the new prudential remuneration framework

On 12 November 2020 APRA released a revised draft of the CPS 511, being the proposed new prudential framework to regulate remuneration in APRA regulated entities.

21 December 2020
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2020 reporting season - impact of COVID on financial guidance trends for FY21

140 ASX200 entities released their full year results for FY20 (30 June Entities) over approximately one month during August/September this year

17 December 2020
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Update on COVID-19 corporate law reform

As 2020 draws to a close, various temporary corporate law reforms introduced at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic have begun to or will so expire.

16 December 2020
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Shareholder ESG resolutions

Since our last update in September, 10 additional ASX200 entities have faced requisitioned resolutions on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues at their AGMs. In general, while the...

16 December 2020
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Exposure draft of the Critical Infrastructure Bill 2020 provides some answers, questions remain.

On 9 November 2020, the Australian Government released the exposure draft of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020 (Cth) (‘draft Bill’).

30 November 2020
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The Payment Times Reporting Act 2020

The Payment Times Reporting regime will commence on 1 January 2021, with the two Acts implementing the regime (the Payment Times Reporting Act 2020 (the Act) and the...

10 November 2020
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Shareholder ESG resolutions

Requisitioned resolutions with respect to environmental, social and governance issues are one way we are seeing activist-led investor groups continue to push listed companies to act, and an...

29 September 2020
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NSW Work Health and Safety Insurance Amendments

Recent amendments to the New South Wales Work Health and Safety Act 2011 impose penalties on those who provide, take the benefit of or enter into a contract...

28 September 2020
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US shareholder actions to enforce diversity policies

In July 2020, a shareholder commenced an action against an American company for making false statements regarding the company’s commitment to diversity

28 September 2020
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The brave new world of accountability – using remuneration to drive good governance

How boards respond to non-financial risks and conduct issues has been dominating business headlines recently. Since the Royal Commission, the attention of regulators, shareholders and the media has...

28 September 2020
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D&O market update: To have or not to have Side B & C cover, that is the question for D&O policies

Traditionally, many listed companies hold reimbursement insurance cover for claims against directors and officers (Side B Cover) and securities claims cover (Side C Cover) under a directors’ and...

28 September 2020
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Virtual AGM’s allow unprecedented participation

As companies move to holding virtual AGMs this year, one of the benefits we have seen is unprecedented shareholder participation.

28 September 2020
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