Corporate governance

Content Summary

CPA Australia research and initiatives

It’s critical to enable directors and managers to provide effective stewardship for their companies to excel. The following resources form part of the work CPA Australia is doing to promote sound corporate governance and transparency in our industry.

Singapore Governance and Transparency Index

CPA Australia has sponsored the Governance and Transparency Index since its inception in 2009. We continue to support the enhanced Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI). It assesses all companies listed on the Singapore Exchange on their corporate governance disclosure and practices, as well as the timeliness, accessibility and transparency of their financial results announcements.

Latest ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations, 4th Edition Changes

Listed entities will be required to comply with the updated ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations from the first full financial year commencing on or after 1 January 2020. Members of CPA Australia need to be aware of the steps that the board and management must take to be compliant and also recognise that many unlisted entities will use the revised Principles and Recommendations as a guide to best practice.

Read the report*
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Directors' liability for forward-looking information disclosure

Enthusiasm in Australia for integrated reporting (IR) has been shrouded in concern about corporate and director liability. This paper seeks to demystify these circumstances and provide a foundation for a more certain way forward.

Read the disclosure
PDF · 326.6 KB

Corporate governance case studies

Strong corporate governance and transparency are critical for business success. Boards and senior management are constantly being challenged by evolving risks brought about by changing strategic and business landscapes, emerging technologies and increasing cyber threats.
This collection of case studies aims to raise awareness and promote thoughtful discussions on key corporate governance issues in companies across several markets, particularly in Asia. The facts and issues presented are based on publicly available information covering boards, board committees, ownership structure, corporate governance rules and regulations, auditors and remuneration.

Volume 10
PDF · 3.6 MB


Volume 9
PDF · 3.4 MB
Volume 8
PDF · 2.8 MB
Volume 7
PDF · 4.2 MB
Volume 6
PDF · 1.9 MB
Volume 5
PDF · 1.5 MB
Volume 4
PDF · 2 MB
Volume 3
PDF · 3.4 MB
Volume 2
PDF · 3.2 MB
Volume 1
PDF · 1.2 MB