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AGMs: virtual, but not unilateral, please

Michelle Quah
Published Wed, Apr 7, 2021 · 05:50 AM

FOR many investors, 2020 could be considered the year of the annual general lecture, rather than the annual general meeting (AGM) - as most companies chose to talk at, rather than with, their shareholders.

The Singapore Report on Shareholder Meetings: The Rise of Virtual Meetings out last week showed how investors were kept at an unhealthy distance, with most companies failing to actively engage their shareholders on virtual platforms.

And, while one could argue that companies could be excused for being ill-prepared last year - the onslaught of the…

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