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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?

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
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