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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.

2021-06-14_BT_Making sense of risk in an interconnected world

Posted on 6/14/2021
It's crucial for boards and organisations to understand the big picture by identifying links between risks and spotting opportunities too.

2021-05-14_NA_Singapore companies flagged for lagging ASEAN peers in transparency

Posted on 5/14/2021
Corporate governance bodies highlight reluctance of companies to disclose information.

2021-05-12_BT_Local firms need to do better on corporate governance disclosures

Posted on 5/12/2021
Singapore ranks behind Thailand and Malaysia in 2019 edition of the Asean Corporate Governance Scorecard

2021-05-10_BT_Investor activism dons different mantle

Posted on 5/10/2021
ACTIVISM used to be associated with corporate raids and leveraged buyouts, immortalised by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar's expose on RJR Nabisco.

2021-04-28_BT_More companies offering live Q&A at AGMs, but many still reluctant to fully embrace...

Posted on 4/28/2021
Given the convenience to shareholders and cost savings for companies, listcos would do well to invest in more interactive meetings sooner rather than later

2021-04-12_BT_Two-tier voting for independent directors: new dawn or false promise

Posted on 4/12/2021
LAST year, 27 listed companies implemented two-tier voting for a total of 34 independent directors (IDs). This is ahead of mandatory two-tier voting under the SGX rulebook for IDs who have served more than nine years ...

2021-04-06_BT_Rebuilding trust in independent directors

Posted on 4/6/2021
THE concept of independent directors (IDs) was formally introduced to corporate Singapore in the first Code of Corporate Governance in April 2001, which was largely modelled on the then 1998 UK Combined Code.

2021-03-31_SCMP_How does Singapore plan to rewrite the rule book for SPACs in Asia

Posted on 3/31/2021
Singapore unveiled its plans on Wednesday to allow special purpose acquisition companies (SPACS) to raise money in the city state as it seeks to be the go-to-market in Asia for one of the planet’s hottest fundraising trends.

2021-03-08_BT_Technology shifts that enhance board governance in the hybrid era

Posted on 3/8/2021
They can boost connectivity, communications, provide real-time intelligence, enhance board dynamics and offer broader perspectives.

2021-02-08_BT_Climate change presents strategic opportunities for boards

Posted on 2/8/2021
THE connection between business and climate change has been clearly established by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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