Whistleblower Policies Must be in Place by 1 January 2020

As part of the whistleblower protections introduced into the Corporations Act from 1 July 2019, public companies, large proprietary companies, and corporate trustees of APRA-regulated superannuation entities must have a compliant whistleblower policy from 1 January 2020.  Among other things, the whistleblower policy must include information about the legal protections available to whistleblowers, and how [...]

2020-01-08T22:12:11+00:00January 8th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on Whistleblower Policies Must be in Place by 1 January 2020

Who can be bothered! – The importance of carefully preparing and keeping Minutes of Board Meetings

Generally speaking, the formal written record of decisions by a Board of Directors is the signed Minutes of a Board Meeting. WAIT… I know this sounds dull but bear with me, it’s important. Sure, you may be thinking: complete snoozeville… who can be bothered, we have more important things to worry about… like actually running [...]

2019-11-06T09:54:51+00:00November 6th, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Who can be bothered! – The importance of carefully preparing and keeping Minutes of Board Meetings