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SID continues to take a strategic and proactive approach in engaging the media. Press releases were issued for major SID events and statements issued with regards to its position on various issues related to directors and corporate governance.

2017-10-09 BT. Responding to IFRS

Posted on 9/12/2017
The imminent switchover to a new accounting framework, coupled with the adoption of new financial reporting standards for revenue recognition and financial instruments, is expected to bring a tidal wave of change for listed companies in Singapore.

2017-09-12 BT. What’s the big deal about sustainability?

Posted on 9/12/2017
Do boards need to care about sustainability? This is a question I often face in my interactions with corporate leaders.

2017-08-14 BT. Non-Profit boards and talent management

Posted on 8/14/2017
People can make all the difference between a good and great organisation, all things considered equal.

2017-07-10 BT. Casting a light on shadow directors

Posted on 7/10/2017
In general, a person formally becomes a company director by a resolution of the board or shareholders. However, a person may have the same legal duties and liabilities of a director despite not being formally appointed as one.

2017-06-12 BT. Should CFOs have a seat on the board

Posted on 6/12/2017
In the current era of heightened risk and increased regulation, the role of the chief financial officer (CFO) has never been more important.

2017-05-08 BT. Making ownself check onself work

Posted on 5/8/2017
The role of a board is to govern the company. This means that it has to check that management conforms to rules and policies, and performs to expectations.

2017-04-10 BT. Gender Diversity : Supply or Demand

Posted on 4/10/2017
In Singapore, the issue of board diversity, in particular, gender diversity has moved up the national and corporate agendas over the last two years.

2017-03-24 ST. Call to have 20 Percent Women Directors on Boards by 2020

Posted on 3/24/2017
Women's groups here have set a bold goal to redress a lack of gender diversity: Double the proportion of women on boards by 2020.

2017-03-24 TNP. 20-20 Vision for Gender Diversity on Boards

Posted on 3/24/2017
Women's groups here have set a bold goal to redress a lack of gender diversity: Double the proportion of women on boards by 2020.

2017-03-24 BT. SID Launches Last Set of CG Guides Series

Posted on 3/24/2017
The Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) has unveiled the last set of its Corporate Governance Guides (CG Guides) as well as a brand new eGuide.

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