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Monday, 11 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Non-Executive Directors’ Fees Guide - 6th Edition 2019 »
Non-executive directors (NEDs) are responsible for making critical strategic decisions and for overseeing the management o...
Friday, 01 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New release by IoDSA: Directors' Sentiment Index Report - 4th Edition »
The Institute of Directors in South Africa (IoDSA) is pleased to release the 4 th  Edition of the South African Direc...
Wednesday, 30 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Audit committees: A healthy environment of challenge »
By Parmi Natesan and Prieur du Plessis An effective audit committee is the cornerstone of a well-governed organisat...
Friday, 25 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
City of Johannesburg ransomware attack a wake-up call for boards, says IoDSA »
The ransomware attack suffered by the City of Johannesburg today sounds a clarion call for boards to revisit their technol...
Wednesday, 04 September 2019   (5 Comments - view/add)
Delinquency provisions in Companies Act bring errant directors to book »
The delinquency provisions in the Companies Act are emerging as a key remedy against misconduct by directors in both the p...
Thursday, 22 August 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Duzi contamination is wake-up call for boards: IoDSA »
The accidental release last week of some 240 tons of toxic effluent into the Msunduzi River in Pietermaritzburg should ale...
Wednesday, 14 August 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
IoDSA steps in to equip more women for board roles »
To mark Women’s Month, the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA) is offering women a golden opportunity to gai...
Tuesday, 30 July 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Eskom CEO: Board must put safeguards in place »
The appointment of Eskom Chair, Jabu Mabuza, as interim CEO has provoked many questions, particularly from a governance po...
Monday, 08 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Old Mutual row puts conflicts of interest into the spotlight »
The recent news around Old Mutual’s decision to terminate the contract of its CEO, Peter Moyo; and his response regarding...
Wednesday, 03 July 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
SOE boards: It matters who gets appointed and how they get appointed »
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, during his address at The Directors Event in Sandton, highlighted the issue of board and ot...
Thursday, 30 May 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
New ministers have a critical governance role to play »
The recent announcement of President Ramaphosa’s new cabinet provides a good opportunity to reflect on the critical role o...
Wednesday, 29 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Responding to heightened scrutiny: Three focus areas for governing bodies »
Governing bodies, and the role they play, are under the spotlight like never before. How should members of governing bodie...
Monday, 27 May 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
MTN demonstrates link between board composition and financial performance »
Recent reports show that MTN’s share price jumped 2.78% on the JSE when it announced changes to its board. The link b...
Thursday, 23 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Key principles of risk oversight »
By Parmi Natesan and Prieur du Plessis Helping the organisation to strike the balance between risk and reward is argu...
Wednesday, 27 March 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
Strategy: the often-neglected core »
Exercising strategic oversight is a key board responsibility, but chances are your board is missing some important element...
Wednesday, 20 February 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Why King IV’s “apply and explain” is so important »
By Parmi Natesan and Prieur du Plessis It’s not what you do, but why that counts in corporate governance. King IV’s...
Wednesday, 13 February 2019   (6 Comments - view/add)
IoDSA commits to helping SMEs use governance to grow »
President Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation speech for 2019 highlighted the key role that small businesses play in stimulati...
Friday, 08 February 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
IoDSA welcomes SONA commitment to improve governance in state-owned entities »
The Institute of Directors in Southern African (IoDSA) has welcomed government’s commitment to improve governance, strengt...
Thursday, 31 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ramos retirement should remind boards of the importance of succession planning »
By Parmi Natesan - IoDSA Executive: Centre for Corporate Governance The recent news that Maria Ramos would be retiring...
Wednesday, 23 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Making corporate governance universal »
By Parmi Natesan and Prieur du Plessis Proportionality lies at the heart of King IV’s attempt to make corporate gov...
Monday, 14 January 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Attendance at board meetings – a critical director’s responsibility »
Recent news reports relating to the withdrawal of a non-executive director up for re-election due to his non-attendance at...
Wednesday, 28 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pointers for running effective board meetings »
By Parmi Natesan and Prieur du Plessis Board meetings bring the organisation’s top decision makers together, so it’...
Wednesday, 31 October 2018   (3 Comments - view/add)
Company secretaries emerging as governance custodians »
By Parmi Natesan and Prieur du Plessis The King IV Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa highlights the im...
Thursday, 20 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Directors worldwide concerned about more than the bottom line »
Findings from the inaugural Global Director Survey 2018 show poverty and income inequality as the top concern for direct...
Wednesday, 12 September 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
Professional bodies unite as corruption and state capture complaints against members escalate »
Six professional bodies have embarked on a ground-breaking initiative to pool their resources and institutional knowledge...
Monday, 27 August 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
What are directors’ duties in respect to climate change? »
Opening the IODSA’s recent panel discussion on directors’ duties in respect to climate change, Sue Lund, a member of the I...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board tenure: Don’t do it by the numbers »
By Parmi Natesan and Prieur du Plessis How long should directors serve? It’s an increasingly hot topic but, like ma...
Monday, 13 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top tips for creating an effective board agenda »
Meetings of the governing body provide the mechanism through which strategic decisions are taken and the organisation’s pe...
Monday, 06 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
King Committee leadership change »
Professor Mervyn King will, on 1 October 2018, hand over the role of Chairman of the King Committee to Professor Suresh Ka...
Wednesday, 25 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governance form vs function »
Governance structures need humans to deliver the desired results One of the most persistent challenges relating to g...
Wednesday, 25 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remuneration committees must bridge the “strategy-remuneration” gap »
One of the hardest issues facing remuneration committees is how to structure executive remuneration packages in such a way...
Monday, 23 July 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
How to get the benefits from governance reporting »
Richard Foster, Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA) facilitator  ...
Monday, 25 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Directors’ skills: using the soft to strengthen the hard »
Sarita Martin, facilitator at the Institute for Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA)...
Wednesday, 20 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Number of boards: A delicate balance »
By Parmi Natesan and Prieur du Plessis There are a number of factors to balance when considering the maximum number o...
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New directors: How to hit the ground running »
A more thoughtful approach to board induction will ensure newly appointed non-executive directors are able to begin contri...

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