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Shareholder e-voting on agenda as Singapore trials blockchain-based system

Belgium's Swift, four banks - Deutsche, DBS, HSBC, StanChart - and SGX involved in tests; benefits include speed, accuracy and security

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Nico Torchetti, head of Market Services, Equities & Fixed Income at SGX, says: "By moving towards a paperless voting system which facilitates real time monitoring of voting results, the industry would attain an increased level of STP capabilities, as well as lowering of risks and operating costs.''

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INVESTORS who are unable to attend shareholder meetings may soon be able to do so when a game-changing electronic voting system goes live nationwide following a trial that is taking place now.

The Business Times (BT) understands that a proof-of-concept (PoC) on e-Voting...

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