IN recent years, board refreshment has moved into the mainstream of corporate governance. The updated Code of Corporate Governance and Singapore Exchange Listing Rules gave added emphasis to the...

IN an age of disruption, businesses now more than ever need to find creative solutions to the challenges brought about by transformation in the forms of new technology, evolving business models...

THE push for gender diversity, especially on listed boards, has been relentless, not just in Singapore, but also across the world.

INDIVIDUALS tend to make biased decisions. For instance, heuristics guide our judgements to help us cope with human limitations in cognition and complex circumstances. Unfortunately, heuristics...

A profit warning is a declaration issued by a listed company to investors through a stock exchange, advising shareholders and the public that the company's earnings results will likely not meet...

IN Asia, where most publicly listed firms are controlled by families, family businesses are a significant driver of economic growth.

IN this age of increasing shareholder activism, investors are calling for stronger board oversight of executive compensation, succession planning, gender equity, corporate culture, and...

WE are entering a phase in our corporate governance history where more independent directors (IDs) are expected to lead corporate boards with majority voting control at board meetings.

COMPANIES have traditionally used the annual general meeting (AGM) as a key platform to seek shareholders' approval for a range of matters, including annual financial statements, appointment of...

THE future economy, with its emphasis on digital disruption and hyper-disintermediated business models, augurs change in the way businesses and companies are run and governed. The changing...