HOCK LOCK SIEW

IT IS hard to imagine another event that has gripped the world's attention this year more than the Covid-19 outbreak, which has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).

STATE Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the world's third-largest asset manager with nearly US$3.12 trillion under its care, has identified six companies on the blue-chip Straits Times Index (STI)...

EDITORIAL

IT'S widely accepted that innovation is an imperative in today's digital economy where industries are being disrupted by rapid advances in technology. There's no lack of initiatives and alliances...

THE BOTTOM LINE

COMPANIES are coming under increasing pressure from all sides to meet a growing number of standards, guidelines and social demands. Strengthening populist movements are giving a voice to those...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

AT a time when the government has discouraged mass gatherings and organisers of big events are taking steps to prevent and mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, many listed companies have...

BT EXCLUSIVE: MARKET REGULATION

THE Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) intends to hardcode into its Listing Rules a whistleblowing policy for all companies that ensures confidentiality and no retaliation against...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

ON Jan 9, Magnus Energy, a company whose shares have been suspended from trading since Aug 23, 2019, got an opportunity for a reboot after minority shareholders voted in a new board.

COMMENTARY

WHEN news broke that Singapore will no longer require quarterly reporting from listed companies, save the 100 high-risk firms identified, one banker quipped that it's music to the ears of many...

EARLIER this month I attended the Charity Transparency and Governance Award dinner organised by the Charity Council. It was a proud moment for the charities that received the Charities...

The clunky phrase "corporate governance" may sound like the antithesis to the freewheeling culture of startups. But with cautionary tales emerging from the West and even at home, startups in South...