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2020 Policy Guideline Updates – India

Glass Lewis’ Policy Guidelines provide an overview of our approach to governance and proxy research. Updated 2020 guidelines are now available for India. In developing our policies, we consider a diverse range of perspectives and [...]

By |June 23, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on 2020 Policy Guideline Updates – India

Glass Lewis Submission to the Securities and Exchange Board of India on Proposed Changes to Related Party Transactions Relations

Glass Lewis has submitted a response to the consultation paper from the Securities and Exchange Board of India on proposed changes to related party transactions (“RPTs”). The changes that Glass Lewis commented on relate to: [...]

By |February 27, 2020|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission to the Securities and Exchange Board of India on Proposed Changes to Related Party Transactions Relations

Changing the Timeline on Corporate Financial Reporting: SGX Scraps Quarterly Updates

When assessing the need to have frequent access to a company’s performance, is it always necessary for companies to submit quarterly financial performance reports? Or, is half-yearly reporting a sufficient time frame? These questions are [...]

By |January 15, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Changing the Timeline on Corporate Financial Reporting: SGX Scraps Quarterly Updates

Glass Lewis Submission to Bursa Malaysia on Proposed Amendments to Listing Requirements 

Glass Lewis has submitted a response to the consultation paper from the Bursa Malaysia on proposed changes to the Main Market and ACE Market Listing Requirements. The changes that Glass Lewis commented on relate to: [...]

By |October 31, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission to Bursa Malaysia on Proposed Amendments to Listing Requirements 

Glass Lewis Submission on Draft Governance Code (Philippines)

On October 10, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission Philippines released its Draft Code of Corporate Governance for Public Companies and Registered Issuers. The Draft Code is meant to update the existing corporate governance code, [...]

By |October 31, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission on Draft Governance Code (Philippines)

Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI on Issues Related to Proxy Advisors

On July 29, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) issued a report submitted by the Working Group it formed in November 2018 to review certain issues related to proxy advisors. The report [...]

By |August 20, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI on Issues Related to Proxy Advisors

Keeping Tabs On Indian Corporate Governance

The 2019 India AGM season is well underway. Thus far, two notable items have appeared on the radars for investors. First, existing concerns regarding corporate audits have deepened as the ‘Big Four’ firms appear to [...]

By |July 5, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Keeping Tabs On Indian Corporate Governance

Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI Consultation on the Issuance of Equity Shares with Differential Voting Rights

On March 20, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) released a consultation paper (the “Paper”) that discusses the prospect of differential voting rights shares (“DVRs”) being made available to listed issuers in [...]

By |April 22, 2019|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI Consultation on the Issuance of Equity Shares with Differential Voting Rights

Singapore Releases New Code of Corporate Governance

On August 6, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) announced the adoption of a new Code of Corporate Governance (the “Code”) along with the new Practice Guidance.  The new Code comes after MAS conducted a [...]

By |August 6, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Singapore Releases New Code of Corporate Governance

Auditor Ratification in India: Are Shareholders Missing Out?

Recent changes to Indian law have resulted in a decreased number of auditor ratification (and audit fee ratification) proposals being submitted to shareholders during the 2018 proxy season – just as accounting scandals have shareholders [...]

By |July 2, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Auditor Ratification in India: Are Shareholders Missing Out?
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