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Excessive Executive Remuneration

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There has been a lot of comment in recent times about the levels of executive remuneration particularly in relation to companies that are underperforming.  Taking a step back, we should understand the origins of the nature of directorship and ask a good simple clean and hard question: is this in line with the original intent? […]

The Challenge of Accounting Standards

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In the last few days I have been listening to various podcasts from the Australian Institute of Company Directors in relation to issues of guidance requirements in relation to reporting requirements for boards. See here for their podcasts. The key issue is around the very difficult balancing act between guidance for how boards should report […]