Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysian boards

13 September, 2017

Malaysia to disclose companies lacking female board members

The government of Malaysia plans to publish a list of companies that do not have women on their boards. In addition, those companies will not be allowed to bid for government contracts. The move, w...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysian boards

14 August, 2017

Malaysia’s corporates need to improve governance, says MICG president

Disclosure practices and levels of transparency among Malaysian corporates are still below global standards, according to the president of the Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG). Pr...
Philippines, Metro Manila, Makati

5 July, 2017

Legal and Regulatory Roundup – Europe & Asia

Philippines faces corporate governance 'obstacles'  The biggest obstacle to raising corporate governance standards in the Philippines to a regional and global par is the failure of l...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Malaysian boards

22 June, 2017

Malaysia releases new corporate governance code

A new governance code has been published by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), with the aim of improving corporate culture by strengthening accountability and increasing transparency. The Mal...