Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA)

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

Funds

MAS, ACRA launch Variable Capital Companies framework

SINGAPORE (Jan 15): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) on Wednesday launched the Variable Capital Companies (VCC) framework.

Commentary

SGX hones ability to scrutinise asset valuations, pressures auditors — will it close the ‘trust deficit’?

SINGAPORE (Feb 4): On Jan 25, Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) briefed several journalists about its plans to play a more active role in determining the scope of statutory audits of locall

Management & Corporate Governance

Noble says to take 'alternative' restructuring process without transfer of listing to New Noble

SINGAPORE (Dec 7): Noble Group said it intends to go ahead and complete the restructuring by “an alternative process” without the transfer of the company’s listing status to New Noble.

Management & Corporate Governance

Singapore authorities block Noble Group's plans to transfer listing to New Noble on restructuring

SINGAPORE (Dec 6): The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) have decided not to allow Noble Group to transfer its listing status to New Noble as part

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