Unlike other jurisdictions such as the United Kingdom, Australia and Malaysia which have general whistleblowing laws, Singapore protects whistleblowers via different pieces of legislation.
We are entering a phase in our corporate governance history where more independent directors are expected to lead corporate boards with majority voting control at board meetings.
Perhaps the most controversial rule in the recent corporate governance changes has been the strengthening of the “nine-year rule” for independent directors
Companies have traditionally used the annual general meeting (AGM) as a key platform to seek shareholders’ approval for a range of matters, including annual financial statements, appointment of...
The directorship landscape in Singapore has gradually shifted in the last few years, nudged by changes in the global business environment and regulatory shifts.
The past year has had its fair share of corporate scandals and breaches of conduct by senior management.
The future economy, with its emphasis on digital disruption and hyper-disintermediated business models, augurs change in the way businesses and companies are run and governed.
Innovation has become a buzzword for corporations, governments and social enterprises.
A tort is an act or omission which Singapore law recognises as a civil wrong. A person committing a tort can be liable for the loss or harm caused by the act or omission.
Today’s boards are starting to get the message: from every front, digital players are threatening their businesses.