IT has been more than a year since the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) made the nine-year threshold for independent directors (IDs) a hard limit written into the Singapore Exchange (SGX)...

SID CONFERENCE

THE definition of corporate governance will continue swinging between focusing on financial performance and maximising shareholder value on the one hand and more inclusive practices that meet the...

STAKEHOLDER engagement is important for listed corporations. In the 2018 revisions to the Code of Corporate Governance, a new pillar and principle was added for "Managing Stakeholder Relationships...

PERHAPS the most controversial rule in the recent corporate governance changes has been the strengthening of the "nine-year rule" for independent directors.

THE directorship landscape in Singapore has gradually shifted in the last few years, nudged by changes in the global business environment and regulatory shifts. With the changes in the Listing...

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...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

SINGAPORE's corporate boards are shrinking. Forget Thai Beverage, which by far has the biggest board in Singapore with 20 directors and quite clearly, is the exception....

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...

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to globalise successfully must prioritise sustainability and board diversity, said speakers at the annual Singapore Institute of Directors (SID)...

Companies must reboot their strategies in order to seek new emerging opportunities despite increased protectionism and insularism around the world, as economic integration and globalisation remain...