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2019-12-19 BT. Uptick in women's representation on Singapore boards this year: MSCI study

Posted on 12/19/2019
THE total number of women on Singapore company boards saw a 4.7 percentage point uptick year on year to 18.4 per cent in 2019, according to investment research firm MSCI’s study on female representation on corporate boards.

2019-12-10 BT. Female representation in boardroom needs wholehearted buy-in from all

Posted on 12/10/2019
AT THE unveiling of the Singapore Board of Directors Survey 2019, Singapore Regulation (SGX RegCo) head of listings and compliance June Sim said "the industrial sector doesn't like women".

2019-12-09 BT How to reduce decision biases

Posted on 12/9/2019
INDIVIDUALS tend to make biased decisions. For instance, heuristics guide our judgements to help us cope with human limitations in cognition and complex circumstances.

2019-12-06 Nikkei. More women on Singapore boards but diversity still lacking

Posted on 12/6/2019
SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) -- The effort to boost diversity in Singapore boardrooms has improved the gender balance, but the culture of relying on personal networks to find potential directors remains a hurdle for women as well as those who lack ...

2019-11-30 BT. Shareholders first or employees. What we don't talk about when we talk about CG

Posted on 11/30/2019
IN the boardrooms of Singapore, corporate governance has a distinctly Anglo-American flavour. The purpose of a firm's existence is to make money for its owners.

2019-11-11 BT When should companies issue profit warnings

Posted on 11/11/2019
A profit warning is a declaration issued by a listed company to investors through a stock exchange, advising shareholders and the public that the company’s earnings results will likely not meet expectations.

2019-11-08 The Business Times - 9-year threshold for IDs : Limited pool a hurdle to board renewal

Posted on 11/8/2019
IT has been more than a year since the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) made the nine-year threshold for independent directors (IDs) a hard limit written into the Singapore Exchange (SGX) Listing Rules, and the issue remains a nagging concern...

2019-11-08 LHZB- Appointed female directors on the rise in Singapore listed companies over the years

Posted on 11/8/2019
Appointed female directors on the rise in Singapore listed companies over the years ...

2019-11-08 The Straits Times - Poll : many firms not meeting term limit for independent directors

Posted on 11/8/2019
Moves to limit the term that independent directors serve on a company board to nine years are struggling to gain traction in corporate Singapore, a new survey has found.

2019-10-18 The Business Times_Keppel Corp names 3 new independent directors to board

Posted on 10/18/2019
KEPPEL Corporation is adding three new independent directors to its board.

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