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Poorly managed conflicts of interest in the boardroom can cast long shadows. They can inflict lasting damage on the dynamic and operation of the board. For as long as boards are made up of people they are likely to continue to be one of the most common sources of boardroom tension and yet are still amongst the least well understood.
When it comes to many such decisions confronting boards today, too often the board feels at sea. Too much technical information and too little familiarity around the board table with the concepts concerned can result in the board not only failing to add value but instead subtracting value.
You may be amongst the many company directors mired in dozens, hundreds (perhaps thousands depending on the size and complexity of the company) of pages associated with the – always festive – end of financial year sign‑off season.
This paper seeks to explore a number of corporate cases and their impact on the law applicable to, and therefore the practice of, directorship in boardrooms across Australia. This paper does not…
In November 2012, the Australian Parliament passed the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (‘Amendment Act’) to amend the Privacy Act 1988 (‘Privacy Act’).