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Is corporate governance in Singapore on a downward trajectory?

More discussion about investor protection and minority shareholder rights is needed.

A series of corporate scandals have highlighted the weaknesses of Singapore's CG regime and limitations on minority shareholder rights.

ON Dec 5, the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA) released the 2018 edition of CG Watch which covers 12 Asian markets. The report includes a "top-down" market survey undertaken by ACGA and a "bottom-up" environmental, social and governance (ESG) survey of companies by CLSA.