December 2019

Read the December 2019 issue of INTHEBLACK magazine.

While insolvency might be the ultimate solution for a failing company, expert advice can help a business recover from insolvency, keep trading and save jobs.

The dangers of trading while insolvent


Opening the vault on Excel, Part 6


"While much has been achieved, too many boards in the ASX200 have stopped at appointing just one woman." Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

Elizabeth Proust is used to being the only woman in the boardroom. Now she wants more women to join her.


With a weakening economic outlook, Australia needs robust financial markets and effective oversight to guard against corporate failures.

Mind the audit expectation gap


Relax this holiday season with these great reads.

10 great holiday reads


The durability of small super funds is seen as another telling sign of inadequate competition.

Supercharged: How high fees eat into super returns


Containers are loaded off a ship and onto trucks at a container terminal in Hong Kong.

Top business issues for 2020


The internet, it seems, is now too deeply ingrained in our society to be assessed with mere money.

How much is the internet worth?


Rajeshwar Singh CPA. Photo: Ropate Kama.

As CFO of BSP, Rajeshwar Singh CPA excels at juggling


Because of the way the new standards are written, being a good accountant requires enhanced skills, such as a better understanding of risk management.

IFRS: new challenges, new opportunities for accountants