September News

As spring arrives, many members and their teams are still dealing with extended lockdowns and while they are necessary, everyone is looking forward to meeting again in person. While the Board meeting on 2 September went ahead online, it was necessary to cancel the Members’ Dinner that was scheduled for the same day. In this … Continued

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Webinars

So far this year 17 online events have been held and another 10 are either scheduled or are in planning.  Upcoming webinars include:   8 October – Insurance for Organisations in the Current Environment; 17 November – Climate Change Reporting; 24 November – G100 Board Meeting; 24 November – G100 Dinner Function (if no lockdowns EY … Continued

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Working Groups

The five working groups are producing some excellent research and providing important information for members, particularly via webinars.  A quick reminder – the working groups are made up of CFO team members.  The working groups offer the opportunity for senior members of a CFO’s team to engage in work outside the company and provide the … Continued

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Political Engagement Day Canberra

As already noted in previous editions, the meetings in June with the six Cabinet Ministers, two Shadow Ministers and three Committee Chairs have already delivered benefits, as we have been asked for assistance and advice on employee share scheme implementation and the role of proxy advisers.

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CFO Live Sydney

CFO Live has been launched and members have been sent an email from the CEO with instructions on how to access a special 20% discount on their attendance fee.  The event is being held on 6 December in Sydney for members and their teams.  As you know, CFO Live is held in association with the … Continued

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Climate Change Law and Governance

The G100 has been invited to participate in a conference on Climate Change Law and Governance to be held on 17 November in Sydney.  Terence Jeyaretnam, the Head of the G100 Sustainability Working Group will be representing the G100 on a panel discussing what sustainability issues companies will be required to report.  More details will … Continued

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Inquiry into Treasury Laws Amendment Bill

As mentioned earlier, the share market disclosure laws will be permanently changed after the Federal Government’s share market disclosure reforms were passed by the Parliament on Monday 9 August. As a result, companies and directors will be liable for continuous disclosure law breaches only where they have acted with ‘knowledge, recklessness or negligence’ in market … Continued

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Employee Share Schemes

On Monday 23 August, the House of Representative Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue tabled its report on employee share schemes.  Thanks to the G100 Taxation Reform Working Group for pursuing this issue. Highlights of the report include: removal of cessation of employment as a taxing point; increase the $1,000 tax exempt scheme limit; and … Continued

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Accounting for Power Purchase Agreements

Accounting for Power Purchase Agreements is an issue that the External Reporting Working Group has been working on as companies continue to evaluate their impact on the environment and strive to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.  As technology is evolving, and renewable energy is becoming more cost competitive, decarbonisation of electricity is considered an achievable … Continued

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Member Survey

As the Board considers the focus areas for 2022, a short survey will be sent to members in order to better understand what issues or opportunities members would like the G100 to focus on in the coming twelve months.  Please take 10 minutes to answer the survey when it arrives, it will assist greatly in ensuring … Continued

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