corporate governance

Management & Corporate Governance

Independent investigation into TEE International unearths potential legal breaches: PwC

SINGAPORE (Mar 3): A summary report by external investigator PricewaterhouseCoopers Risk Services (PwC) on Mainboard-listed TEE International has revealed several potential breaches of the Companie

Future of the economy

Walking the talk of stakeholder capitalism

(Jan 31): The role of corporate boards has never been more important, nor subject to as much scrutiny, as it is today.

Issues that matter

Regaining investors' confidence

SGX RegCo lauded for regulatory efforts, but more needs to be done

Management & Corporate Governance

The end of shareholder primacy?

SINGAPORE (Sept 2): In August, the Business Roundtable, a group comprising the CEOs of the US’ largest and most powerful corporations, formally abandoned the view that maximising shareholder value

Management & Corporate Governance

Datapulse says hotel-related deals flagged by SGX were on 'normal commercial terms'

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): Datapulse Technology says its audit committee has agreed with the findings of an independent financial advisor that two hotel management agreements flagged by Singapore Exchange

Management & Corporate Governance

REITs, business trusts continue to improve in corporate governance: GIFT report

SINGAPORE (Aug 1): Real estate investment trusts (REITs) and business trusts (BTs) on the whole have continued to show improvements in corporate governance, according to the Governance Index for Tr

Management & Corporate Governance

Rags-to-riches tale goes sour for Hyflux founder Olivia Lum

(Apr 11): Olivia Lum is running out of time to save the company she spent a lifetime building.

In print this week

Why Mak Yuen Teen's latest study is causing such a stir among market watchers

SINGAPORE (Jan 18): On Tuesday, corporate governance advocate Mak Yuen Teen, an associate professor of accounting at the NUS Business School, released a study arguing that the reputation of the Cat

Management & Corporate Governance

Corporate governance advocate urges SGX to relook rules allowing companies to transfer to Catalist

SINGAPORE (Jan 15): Corporate governance advocate Mak Yuen Teen and undergraduate Mark Lai have published a study urging the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to consider disallowing companies from transfer

Management & Corporate Governance

Dual-class shares more of a bane than boon to Singapore markets, finds survey

SINGAPORE (Dec 5): The introduction of dual-class shares (DCS) has damaged Singapore's regulatory creditability and contradicts investor stewardship, suggests findings from a report by the Asian Co