The story goes that ASIC chairman, Greg Medcraft, was about to hand in his badge as Australia's top corporate cop in April last year - with just one week left in office - when he heard his tenure was being extended another 18 months.
Adele Ferguson James Shipton says success for him will be a nimble, proactive and inquisitive corporate regulator. As the new chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission it is a massive ambition.
Cole Latimer Concerns over investor activism are rising as new energy policy sees power companies are obligated to include coal and gas in their generation mix.
Clancy Yeates Retailers have suffered their worst two months since 2010, and there is a growing view among economists that it reflects a broader pattern of consumers growing more cautious with their money.
Nassim Khadem Under a new scheme called Thrive, newly arrived refugees and migrants can access up to $20,000 each to kickstart their business.
Caitlin Fitzsimmons There are always excuses to explain away a pay gap.
Simon Johanson Diversified property giant Lendlease has sold a quarter of its retirement living business.
Nassim Khadem Telstra chairman John Mullen expects the company to maintain or increase the total dividend over time as earnings grow.
Mathew Dunckley Brambles faces a fresh challenge in the shape of a potential $100 million class action over alleged failures to keep investors informed.
Darren Gray British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta is believed to be considering whether Rio Tinto's Australian and New Zealand aluminium assets would make a suitable addition to his local portfolio.