Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA)

Regulatory Action

Companies, foreign companies, and LLPs to file information in ACRA’s Central Register of Controllers in end July

Starting July 30, all companies, foreign companies, and limited liability partnerships (LLPs) will be required to file the information in their Register of Registrable Controllers (RORC)

Company in the news

Wilton Resources defends common director with Hyflux in SGX query

SINGAPORE (June 11): Wilton Resources’ nominating committee has decided that the company will retain Teo Kiang Kok as its lead independent non-executive director.

Company in the news

Jadason Enterprises director, who is also a director of Hyflux, also under investigation

SINGAPORE (June 9): The independent non-executive director of Jadason Enterprises, Teo Kiang Kok, who is also a director of Hyflux, is under investigation for suspected false and misleading stateme

Company in the news

Hyflux and directors under joint probe by CAD, MAS and ACRA

SINGAPORE (June 2): Hyflux, which is struggling with its long-drawn restructuring process, now faces a joint probe by the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (M

Regulatory Action

SGX RegCo allows more companies more time to hold AGMs

SINGAPORE (April 7): Following the time extension given to locally-listed companies with a Dec 31, 2020 financial year-end (FY

Management & Corporate Governance

ACRA, MAS, SGX RegCo jointly announce new guidance for companies to hold AGMs

SINGAPORE (Mar 31): The guidance for companies to provide safe distancing measures when conducting annual general meetings (AGMs) has been refined further amid the ongoing novel coronavirus (Covid-

Regulatory Action

SGX RegCo's need for speed

While the Covid-19 pandemic rages, the regulator says it is focused on stepping up the pace of its process

In print this week

SGX RegCo proposes tighter oversight on auditors and property valuers

SINGAPORE (Jan 17): The Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is seeking market feedback on several proposals to strengthen the oversight of audits of locally listed companies.

Regulatory Action

SGX RegCo mulls Singapore-registered auditors for all listed companies, new rules on property valuers and valuations

SINGAPORE (Jan 16): Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is proposing to strengthen oversight of audits by requiring all listed companies to appoint an auditing firm and audit partner register

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