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2016-12-23 BT. Ensuring the right culture from the top

Posted on 12/23/2016
The Board is responsible for establishing a system of corporate governance that is of a high standard, specific, and relevant to the company.

2016-12-16 BT. When stock market declines impact exec compensation

Posted on 12/16/2016
Since January 2015, the Straits Times Index has dropped by approximately 15 per cent. The depressed share prices and low corporate earnings have affected Singapore companies in various ways.

2016-12-12 BT. Maximising a board

Posted on 12/12/2016
When hotshot biotech startup Theranos completed assembling its board of directors in 2014, it was one of the most illustrious in American corporate history.

2016-12-02 BT. The non-profit directors role in fundraising

Posted on 12/2/2016
Directors on the boards of non-profit organisations (NPOs) often face a challenge their counterparts on commercial boards do not: fundraising.

2016-11-21 BT. Assembling a Good Board

Posted on 11/21/2016
The board is the apex decision-making body in the company. The Companies Act makes it clear that the board is ultimately responsible for managing and supervising the company.

2016-11-21 BT. From good to great boards

Posted on 11/21/2016
Last week’s article (“Assembling a good board”, BT 21 November 2016) examined how to go about constructing a good board, a job that may possibly be the most mission critical factor in the long term success or failure of a company.

2016-11-14 BT. Ensuring the Appropriate Governance of Subsidiaries

Posted on 11/14/2016
Subsidiary companies are a fact of life for corporations as they expand their scope, operations and geographical coverage.

2016-11-07 BT. Towards Shareholder Stewardship

Posted on 11/7/2016
Who should be responsible for the corporate governance of a company?

2016-10-31 BT. Achieving Adequate and Effective Board Diversity

Posted on 10/31/2016
A lot of ink has been spilled on the topic of board diversity. Much of the focus, however, has been on gender diversity, which is just one aspect of board diversity.

2016-10-24 BT. CEO Pay Ratios - Populism or Good Governance

Posted on 10/24/2016
Excessive CEO pay has been the subject of extensive media coverage, adding pressure on boards and regulators to respond appropriately.

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