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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?

Dual Class Share Structures Get the Green Light in Singapore

As announced on June 28, 2018, dual-class share structure (“DCS”) are now official permitted on the Singapore Exchange. SGX follows its regional rival, the Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd., which launched DCS (or class weighted [...]

By |June 28, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Dual Class Share Structures Get the Green Light in Singapore

Glass Lewis Submission of Public Comments on Proposed Changes to Singaporean Corporate Governance Practices

As discussed in our prior post, the Monetary Authority of Singapore sought input from stakeholders on possible changes to Singaporean corporate governance, following the release of the Consultation Paper on Recommendations of the Corporate Governance [...]

By |March 30, 2018|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission of Public Comments on Proposed Changes to Singaporean Corporate Governance Practices

Singapore Seeking Feedback on Enhanced Corporate Governance Rules

On January 16, 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced updated governance and listing rules, and invited interested parties to weigh in via a consultation that runs through March 15, 2018.   The revised [...]

By |January 18, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Singapore Seeking Feedback on Enhanced Corporate Governance Rules

Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI Consultation on Corporate Governance

As discussed in our prior post, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”), has sought input from stakeholders on possible changes to Indian corporate governance, following the release of the report from the Committee [...]

By |November 14, 2017|Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis Submission to SEBI Consultation on Corporate Governance

Taking Indian Corporate Governance to the Next Level?

In June 2017, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) formed the Committee on Corporate Governance (the “Committee”) to examine corporate governance practices in India. Chaired by Uday Kotak, the Committee was also tasked [...]

By |October 24, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Taking Indian Corporate Governance to the Next Level?

SGX Seeking Comment on Dual Share Class Listing Framework

The prospect of whether companies listed on the Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) might be able to adopt dual or multiple class share structure has been a topic of much consideration. Singapore and most other Asia-Pacific markets [...]

By |February 24, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on SGX Seeking Comment on Dual Share Class Listing Framework

The Mysterious Departure of Cyrus Mistry – A Change at the Helm of Tata Sons

The Tata Group is perhaps the most well-known, respected business conglomerate in India. Yet, to the surprise of many on October 24, 2016, it was announced that Cyrus P. Mistry had been unceremoniously ditched as [...]

By |October 25, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on The Mysterious Departure of Cyrus Mistry – A Change at the Helm of Tata Sons
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