Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo)

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

Management & Corporate Governance

SGX RegCo urges listed companies to adopt digital tools, other measures in AGMs amid virus outbreak

SINGAPORE (Mar 19): Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) has announced guidelines on measures which issuers could adopt in the holding of general meetings amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Regulatory Action

Companies with Dec 31 financial year-end can delay AGM until June 30: SGX RegCo

SINGAPORE (Feb 27): The Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) has allowed companies with a Dec 31 financial year-end to hold their annual general meetings (AGMs) by June 30, 2020.

Global Economy

Briefs

Quoteworthy: "In today’s world of social media, fear, uncertainty and panic spread a lot faster on social media than the truth, which is boring and nobody wants to share." — Mi

Tech

SGX RegCo to use AI to help spot unusual trading activity

SINGAPORE (Feb 12): It will soon be more difficult to pull the wool over the eyes of market regulators in Singapore.

Regulatory Action

Quarterly reporting mandatory for 109 companies: SGX RegCo

SINGAPORE (Feb 7): Effective today, SGX-listed companies on the whole will do away with the existing quarterly reporting (QR) under a new risk-based approach adopted by the stock exchange.

Management & Corporate Governance

SGX RegCo issues notice of compliance to continuing sponsor RHT Capital over potential conflict of interest

SINGAPORE (Jan 23): Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) has issued a notice of compliance to RHT Capital to demonstrate how it is able to maintain independence and avoid conflict of interest

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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