corporate governance

SGX RegCo seeks to revise listing rules for more power, enforcement

SINGAPORE Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is seeking to revise the listing rules for more powers to deal with potential misconduct and to protect shareholder interest, especially in the area of...

Short-term thinking is poisoning American business

In 2007, Mr James Rogers did the unthinkable. As chief executive of Duke Energy, one of the largest coal-powered utilities in the United States, he lobbied for the passage of aggressive cap-and-...

Female representation in boardroom needs wholehearted buy-in from all

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".

Government, firms must work more closely together: Heng

THE Singapore government and the corporate sector must work more closely together, especially against a backdrop of slowing global and domestic growth, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister...

Winners set pace for corporate governance excellence

THE Singapore Corporate Awards (SCA) 2019 on Tuesday honoured 38 companies and six individuals for leading the way in corporate governance and shareholder communication.

Hyflux saga demands better debt disclosure rules

CHINA is forcing companies to be more upfront about their debt loads, and Singapore should too.

Hyflux CEO Olivia Lum offers to contribute her entire stake in company under restructuring plan

This comes about a week after the Securities Investors Association raised a slew of questions regarding Hyflux.

Hyflux chief Olivia Lum 'deeply saddened' by losses suffered by investors, lenders

SINGAPORE - Hyflux chief executive Olivia Lum is "deeply saddened for the pain and loss" suffered by those who invested in or lent money to the now-insolvent company.

SIAS's Hyflux rap: A wake-up call for corporate Singapore

EARLIER this week, the Securities Investors Association (Singapore) issued a strongly-worded statement to the board of troubled water treatment firm Hyflux Ltd.

Kimly: Business as usual after arrest of key directors

COFFEESHOP chain Kimly's executive directors will carry on with their duties while they are out on bail, and their arrest on securities law-related allegations will not affect operations at the...

Is technology disrupting governance?

THERE has been an explosion in the possibilities brought about by rapid developments in technology these past few years. Many companies are reinventing their business models, or exploring digital...