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SID continues to take a strategic and proactive approach in engaging the media. Press releases were issued for major SID events and statements issued with regards to its position on various issues related to directors and corporate governance.

2019-02-12 BT. Singapore forms advocacy body to level up corporate governance standards

Posted on 2/12/2019
SINGAPORE has its first permanent, industry-led body, responsible for advocating good corporate governance (CG) practices in the city state.

2019-02-11 BT. Increasing board accountability

Posted on 2/11/2019
The past year has had its fair share of corporate scandals and breaches of conduct by senior management. Some of these arose out of personal greed but there are also instances where employees brushed aside laws and regulations in order to meet ...

2019-01-14 BT. Will we need boards in the future economy

Posted on 1/14/2019
They will still be needed but there will be shifts in board roles, composition and dynamics.

2018-12-10 BT. The Role of NonProfit Boards in Driving Innovation

Posted on 12/10/2018
Innovation has become a buzzword for corporations, governments and social enterprises.

2018-11-12 BT. Can Directors Who Procure a Company's Breach be Liable

Posted on 11/12/2018
A TORT is an act or omission which Singapore law recognises as a civil wrong. A person committing a tort can be liable for the loss or harm caused by the act or omission. Commonly recognised torts include negligence, defamation and deceit.

2018-10-08 BT. Every board member a digital director

Posted on 10/8/2018
Today’s boards are starting to get the message: from every front, digital players are threatening their businesses. This explains why, increasingly, listed companies are adding digitally experienced directors to their boards to provide strategic ...

2018-10-04 BT. Boards face major shifts with new governance code

Posted on 10/4/2018
A RECENT scrutiny on the state of play in the board makeup of more than 700 listed companies in Singapore has thrown up some hits and misses.

2018-10-04 LHZB. 60 percent of directors to be affected by the new 9-year rule

Posted on 10/4/2018
60 percent of directors to be affected by the new 9-year rule

2018-10-03 THE EDGE. SGX RegCo, SIAS and SID to issue AGM best practices guide

Posted on 10/3/2018
SINGAPORE (Oct 3): The Singapore Exchange RegCo is working with the Securities Investors Association (Singapore) and the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) to come up with a guide on how directors and investors should best conduct themselves ...

2018-10-03 THE EDGE. More than a third of independent directors exceed nine-year tenure: Survey

Posted on 10/3/2018
SINGAPORE (Oct 3): A survey by the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) found that 37% of independent directors have served for more than nine years on the boards of Singapore-listed companies.

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