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Governance Trends Shaping 2021: 4 Priorities to Drive Success

The COVID-19 crisis, new workplace paradigms, extreme climate change, political and economic volatility, and urgent…

Global Tax Reform and Australia: Understanding the Landscape and Preparing for 2023 

Global Tax Reform and Australia: Understanding the Landscape and Preparing for 2023   …

Corporate Governance Trends in the Australian Upcoming 2021 Proxy Season

Five key highlights   When organisations get executive compensation right, the positive…

Three Ways Company Secretaries Can Help Their Boards Ask Better Questions

  Curiosity is part of resilient governance High-performing boards have high quality discussions. They share…

Automation and ESG: Increasing Efficiency, Expanding Visibility and Empowering Insight

Today’s stakeholders have more questions than ever for corporate boards about “doing well and doing…

Trends and Predictions for the 2021 AGM Season

After the experience of 2020, AGMs may never be the same. The pandemic led to…

Your Corporate Footprint: How Can You Understand It and Reduce Its Impact?

You’ll probably have noticed that the term “corporate footprint” is becoming increasingly prevalent. As environmental…

The 5 Critical Steps to Success in Setting an ESG Strategy

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations have come to the fore in recent years. Companies…

The Evolving General Counsel: How Smart Entity Management Empowers Strategic Thinking

“Legal box-ticker.” “Department of ‘No.’” Historically, the General Counsel (GC) has tended to play…

Data Integrity and Management: Playbooks for Success

At the Diligent Modern Governance Summit 2020, held in September, governance experts and practitioners came…

The Soaring Risks of Financial Services Cybercrime: By the Numbers

Financial services cyber-security must be a top priority for leaders. After all, while no industry…