Posted on 12/23/2020
I ATTENDED and spoke at several conferences and panel discussions in November. While these were different events put together by organisations including Global Compact Network Singapore ...
Posted on 12/15/2020
GROUND-HANDLER and in-flight caterer Sats has emerged top out of 100 Singapore listed companies in the 2019 Asean Corporate Governance Scorecard (ACGS) - jumping 10 places from its 11th position in 2017 - in results announced on Monday.
Posted on 12/14/2020
AS the corporate governance landscape evolves, so too must the role of the board and its committees.
Posted on 10/22/2020
TOO flexible corporate governance rules that do not mandate but merely make recommendations on board compositions have given way to "a lot of form rather than substance" when it comes to the definition of independent directors (IDs) ...
Posted on 10/14/2020
THE issue of multiple directorships has cropped up again, following the arrest of the current and former Singapore-based directors of Eagle Hospitality Trust (EHT).
Posted on 10/12/2020
CORPORATE boards need to have an appropriate level of independence and diversity of thought to make decisions in the best interests of their companies.
Posted on 10/7/2020
FOLLOWING Eagle Hospitality Trust's (EHT) announcement on Oct 1 that six of its former and current Singapore-based directors were arrested and released on bail, there has been a flurry of announcements from other listed companies addressing the ...
Posted on 10/7/2020
THE startup ecosystem in South-east Asia has been growing and maturing. According to alternative assets data provider Preqin, there was a record high of 576 venture capital deals done in 2019 in Asean, compared with only 232 five years ago.
Posted on 9/22/2020
SINCE virtual annual general meetings (AGMs) became the new normal, companies and shareholders alike agree that the lack of "human touch" may not bode well for both parties in the long run.
Posted on 9/21/2020
WHEN it rains, it pours. The topic of board diversity made headlines in Singapore this past week, not once, but twice.