Publication Type

Report

Publication Date

12-2014

Abstract

To provide insights intothe important roles thatdirectors play in thegovernance of firms,the Singapore Instituteof Directors (SID) andInstitute of SingaporeChartered Accountants(ISCA) – in partnershipwith Handshakes;Nanyang BusinessSchool, Nanyang TechnologicalUniversity; NUS Business School,National University of Singapore;Deloitte Singapore, and supportedby the Singapore Exchange (SGX) –conducted a comprehensive study ofthe boards of 717 companies, businesstrusts and REITs listed on the SGXas at end-2013. The study examinedthe structure and composition ofboards, director tenure, remuneration,meeting attendance, gender diversity,and multiple directorships. It alsodocumented the state of compliancewith relevant aspects of the SingaporeCode of Corporate Governance 2012(the Code).

Discipline

Accounting

Research Areas

Corporate Reporting and Disclosure

Publisher

IS Chartered Accountant

City or Country

Singapore

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