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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.

2018-07-09 The board's oversight of corruption risk

Posted on 7/9/2018
Singapore is known for its clean system and low corruption levels. It is the sixth least corrupt country in the world in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2017 by Transparency International. Singapore is also consistently ranked as the least corrupt A

2018-06-11 Going the distance in director development

Posted on 6/11/2018
THE professional development of directors of publicly listed companies has evolved with changes in the regulatory and business environment. In the recent review by the Corporate Governance Council, it is proposed that the Listing Rules will hencefort

2018-05-14 BT Where in the world is Internal Audit in the revised Code

Posted on 5/14/2018
Singapore’s Code of Corporate Governance, last revised in 2012, will soon be updated to reflect the rapidly changing business landscape.

2018-04-09 BT Hardening of Nine-year Rule for IDs

Posted on 4/9/2018
AMONG the recommended revisions to the Code of Corporate Governance, the "nine-year rule" for independent directors (IDs) has been the most debated.

SID RESPONSE to the CONSULTATION PAPER

Posted on 3/14/2018
Consultation Paper on Recommendations of the Corporate Governance Council

2018-03-12 BT Remuneration Disclosure

Posted on 3/12/2018
Director and executive pay is usually the subject of intense scrutiny by regulators, investors and the general public.

2018-02-12 BT Unboxing Corp Governance

Posted on 2/12/2018
In a packed ballroom at Marina Mandarin Hotel on 16 January 2018, the event looked like a grand gathering of the who’s who in Singapore’s corporate governance community. The participants, mostly board directors, listened intently as the results of th

2018-01-08 BT. The Role and Challenges of the Non-Executive Board Chair

Posted on 1/8/2018
Unlike the CEO, the non-executive chairman of the board tends to have a lower profile and is lesser known to members of the public. This belies the immense influence of the position.

2017-12-11 BT. Pay-for-Performance

Posted on 12/11/2017
Conventional executive compensation models are built on certain universally accepted principles. For example, a large portion of pay should be at risk, leveraged incentives drive executives to perform better; and performance-based long-term incentive

2017-11-13 BT. Responding to anonymous whsitleblowers

Posted on 11/13/2017
Many studies have found that whistleblowing is often the most common channel for exposing corporate irregularities, including fraud. For example, the KPMG and SMU Singapore Fraud Survey 2014 showed that 54 per cent of frauds detected were the result

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