Duration: 60 minutes
Corporate governance is the system by which organisations are directed and controlled. It influences how objectives are set and achieved, how risk is monitored and assessed, and how performance is optimised.
‘Directors’ Duties – Listed Companies’ provides an understanding of how corporate governance principles assist directors and other officers to satisfy their obligations, with additional focus on the specific obligations imposed on directors of listed companies.
Potential Risks to Your Business
- Reputational damage
- Civil liability, and in some cases criminal liability, for a breach of duties set out in legislation.
- Penalties, including pecuniary fines, compensatory orders and in some instances, imprisonment.
- Liability for insider trading conduct and breaches of continuous disclosure obligations.
- Banning from holding a directorship or in any way taking part in the management of a company.
On completing this course, learners should be able to:
- understand different aspects of good corporate governance;
- increase their awareness of good corporate governance and explain their duties.
Course contents – Listed Companies
- Insider trading
- Related party benefits
- Interested directors
- Continuous disclosure
- Standards & principles
- FMA corporate governance principles
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