dual-class shares

10 October, 2018

Conflicts of interest: the global fight over dual-class shares

There is a quiet battle underway in corporate governance that rages from New York all the way to the Far East. The battleground? Dual-class share...
SGX, Singapore stock exchange

1 August, 2018

Gender diversity in Singapore’s boardrooms makes progress

Gender diversity in the boardrooms of Singapore's largest listed companies continues to make strides, with figures revealing that for the first time a majority of companies now have female board direc...
gender diversity

3 July, 2018

Female directors boost company performance, says research

Increasing the average number of female directors on a board can increase company performance by more than a tenth, according to a study in Singapore. The research, conducted by Lawrence Lo of the ...
Singapore, Singapore governance, corporate governance

14 August, 2017

Singapore’s governance improves, but stakeholder engagement still poor

Singaporean publicly listed firms have improved their corporate governance strategies and practices in the past few years, according to the recently released
Singapore, Singapore governance, corporate governance

6 June, 2017

Singapore sees rise of female board directors overall

Singapore, a country that has a reputation in Asia for its male-dominated corporate boards, has experienced a slight improvement in the number of female board directors. According to the latest rep...
Far East, Hong Kong, Asia

21 March, 2017

Legal and regulatory roundup: Asia

Hong Kong beefs up anti-money laundering and corporate disclosure laws Hong Kong’s government is in the process of improving its anti-money laundering and corporate disclosure laws in a mo...
Far East, Singapore governance

2 March, 2017

Singapore: Code of Corporate Governance to be reviewed

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27 February, 2017

Singapore puts governance under review

Corporate governance in Singapore is to be reviewed. An announcement from the state's financial regulator, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, said a special council would be set up to review the...

29 September, 2016

Australia tops Asia governance survey

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26 September, 2016

Singapore governance ready for review

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