auditors

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

No more quarterly reporting for companies not associated with 'higher risks': SGX RegCo

SINGAPORE (Jan 10): It is the start of 2020 and already, the Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is reforming the listing requirements and regulations that govern locally-listed companies.

Highlight

Auditing the auditors

When years of clean audits end up costing investors dearly, industry reform is urgently needed.

In print this week

ACRA has audit firms in its sight

SINGAPORE (Aug 2): Auditors using the search engine Google to screen clients as part of due diligence; senior auditors not spending enough time reviewing or supervising client audits; spouses of au

Management & Corporate Governance

Auditors are audited

In its annual reports, ACRA regularly lists examples of improper or inadequate practices among public accountants. The regulator now has audit firms in its sights.

Commentary

Bold leadership required from auditing field to recover waning investor trust in the local market

SINGAPORE (July 29): Shortly after starting my first job as an analyst in Kuala Lumpur almost three decades ago, one of my senior colleagues sat me down and explained how to navigate a public-liste

Commentary

Bold leadership required from auditing field to recover waning investor trust in the local market

SINGAPORE (July 29): Shortly after starting my first job as an analyst in Kuala Lumpur almost three decades ago, one of my senior colleagues sat me down and explained how to navigate a public-liste

Commentary

Auditing the auditors

SINGAPORE (June 10): Audit firms have been in the crosshairs of investors and regulators in recent years, and little wonder.

Highlight

Auditing the auditors

When years of clean audits end up costing investors dearly, industry reform is urgently needed.

Management & Corporate Governance

Asia gets tougher on auditors after high-profile defaults

(Mar 14): Regulators in some Asian countries are getting tougher on auditors after landmark defaults, in an increasingly high-stakes game as investors call for earlier warning signs amid expectatio

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