SINGAPORE (June 26): Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) and the Law Society of Singapore have jointly issued a best practices guide for Singapore lawyers making submissions to SGX RegCo on behalf of their companies.

The guide sets out recommendations and best practices that include issues such as interpretations of SGX’s listing rules, applications for waivers, submission of circulars, conflicts of interest, as well as improper conduct.

“Each member of our market community has a role to play in ensuring a well-governed market and the protection of investors’ interests”, says Tan Boon Gin, CEO of SGX RegCo.
“Lawyers do so by upholding the legal framework underpinning corporate finance activities. This Guide sets out our expectations for Singapore lawyers in the course of regulatory submissions and seeks to ensure that his conduct fulfils the statutory, common law and ethical standards and duties expected of him,” he adds.

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