Holding Redlich was delighted to sponsor the Virtual Governance and Risk Management Forum 2020 held from 11-12 May 2020.
The theme for this year’s forum was: Agility. Resilience. Impact, reflecting the challenges 2020 has brought to Australian businesses.
As a chair of the Regulator’s Panel, I was joined by Kevin Lewis FGIA, Chief Compliance Officer, Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), John Price, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), The Honourable Dr Gary Johns, Commissioner, Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).
Each of the regulators represented on the panel provided insights into how their organisation has responded to COVID-19 issues, ensuring flexibility in regulatory obligations for businesses while maintaining the integrity of the system. The panel’s insights on the regulatory efforts required to meet the challenge of COVID-19, market volatility, and the challenge of resiliency and stability. We highlight the key insights from each representative below.
Kevin Lewis, Chief Compliance Officer for the ASX explored:
ASX updates on COVID-19 can be found here.
John Price, Commissioner with ASIC, discussed:
ASIC’s comprehensive coverage can be found here.
Recognising that the role of charities in civil society has never been more pertinent, the Honourable Dr Gary Johns shared some insights from the ACNC on:
He spoke to the need for charities to act within their constituent documents and ensure there is an audit trail of decision making where deviations are made. The ACNC resources are available here.
Author: Lyn Nicholson
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