FCR hosts Greg Medcraft luncheon

FCR hosts Greg Medcraft luncheon

Greg Medcraft is having a busy final two weeks as chairman of ASIC. Following his official farewell drinks, on Thursday 2 November, he found time to talk to a group of 35 business leaders over lunch at FCR’s office (see photos below). Thanking Greg Medcraft with a...

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Shareholder activists now targeting….

Shareholder activists now targeting….

FCR examines the latest trends in shareholder activism, including the emerging threat of sophisticated offshore activists, and how companies can be prepared. Company boards and management have learned to expect needling by small shareholders, the Australian...

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Responding to a cyberattack

Responding to a cyberattack

The global ‘Wannacry’ cyberattack that targeted organisations in more than 150 countries, including the UK’s National Health Service, Nissan and FedEx has seen companies urgently revisiting their emergency management plans over the past few days. Many will have turned...

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The challenges of shareholder activism

The challenges of shareholder activism

The growth of shareholder activism, together with a trend towards hedge funds and more institutional investors voting at AGMs, presents companies with increasing challenges. Most companies are already aware of investors’ interest in their environmental, social and...

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