CURRENT approaches to remuneration management mainly rest on "benchmarking" as a technique. Benchmarking in this context means matching what is done in the organisation to the practices of...

COMPANIES listed in Singapore will have to take a more serious look at director independence, if rule changes suggested by the Corporate Governance Council on Tuesday are implemented.

SINGAPORE has long been admired for its tough anti-corruption stance and is exemplary for its strict enforcement regime against corrupt practices. In Transparency International's (TI) Corruption...

DIRECTORS' PAY

DISCLOSURE of remuneration practices by listed companies in Singapore remains weak across the board, with the information disclosed often insufficiently clear for stakeholders to make relevant...

THE disclosure of pay practices by listed companies in Singapore, in accordance with the Code of Corporate Governance, is uneven at best and inadequate at worst, according to a new report released on...

NEWS ANALYSIS

SINGAPORE Inc's rejection of corruption in business cannot be anything but unequivocal, yet the realities of operating overseas in markets and sectors where such lines are not so clearly drawn...

EDITORIAL

SIZE and government links have become a convenient regulatory proxy for quality, but the corruption scandal that has tarred Keppel Corp's offshore and marine business shows that a shiny pedigree...

KEPPEL Offshore & Marine has imposed US$8.9 million in financial sanctions on 12 former or current employees as part of its disciplinary actions arising from the company's Brazil bribery...

IN conversations on corporate governance with practitioners here, some still hold the view that independent directors need only to be independent from management (sometimes referred to as independent...

EDITORIAL

EVER since the Singapore Exchange (SGX) first announced in a Practice Note in February 2004 that it is shifting to risk-based regulation, its regulatory efforts have been largely focused on areas it...