Dual-class shares are causing friction between institutional shareholders and stock exchanges across the globe, and big tech firms are the driving force behind it. How will it all pan out? And how will it affect corporate governance?
For the first time, a majority of Singapore’s top 100 companies have women in the boardroom.
Research reveals the effect of increasing the average number of female directors on boards.
Despite improvements in Singapore’s corporate governance, stakeholder engagement remains a concern, according to the country’s latest governance and transparency index.
The number of female board directors in Singapore has risen, although the number of women occupying the chairmanship has fallen, according to the latest global diversity report from Deloitte.
Legal and regulatory roundup from the Far East: new stewardship code in India, Hong Kong money-laundering measures, Singapore reviews governance code, China beefs up anti-corruption laws.
The Code of Corporate Governance (CG Code) in Singapore will come under review by a council, while there are calls for firms to go beyond boiler-plate explanations.
Regulators in Singapore will examine the quality of comply or explain statements, as well as proposals on monitoring.
Governance Watch survey 2016 sees the first-time entry and success of Australia in leading corporate governance ranking.
Central banker concedes governance in the state is ready for review and in need of better disclosures on remuneration and diversity.