Press Release

Announcing The Singapore Corporate Governance Award – Sias Investors Choice Award

The Securities Investors Association of Singapore, in conjunction with the Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting Centre, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore, the University of Nottingham, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Singapore Institute of Directors and Standard & Poor’s and The Business Times,...

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Custody Fees

In view of the numerous complaints received by SIAS since last week over the proposed custody charges by broking houses, SIAS now seeks a meeting with the Singapore Securities Association to discuss a resolution.

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Minority Shareholders Condemn Wah Shing Proposed Privatisation

Many minority shareholders of Wah Shing International Holdings Limited have contacted SIAS to express their strong condemnation and serious concerns over the Scheme of Arrangement proposed by the major shareholder, South China Industries (BVI) Limited to privatise the company at...

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Response to Natsteel’s reply

Having perused the response from Natsteel Board to SIAS’ call to separate the Special Dividend Resolution from the M&A Resolution, to say the least, we are disappointed. The Board has not answered the vital question; what is the necessity for...

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Stock Options

SIAS takes the view that when stock options are awarded to executives, they must be carefully designed as part of remuneration and must be justified by the value that they produce for shareholders. SIAS is particularly concerned about excesses pertaining...

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Minutes Of General Meetings

We have today met with a representative of Council on Corporate Disclosure and Governance (“CCDG”) and made representations to urge the council to seriously consider making SIAS’ call to public listed companies to maintain minutes of General Meetings to reflect...

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Tax Credit

SIAS recognizes that the payment of dividends to shareholders depends on several factors, including the cash position of the company and the projected need for funds for business expansion.

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Delgro & Comfort issue

Two recent corporate actions have been brought to the attention of SIAS.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

SIAS would like to highlight the concerns of small investors, our members, on the difficulties they feel they would face when allocated odd lots as part of M&A transactions currently in process.

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Directors’ Remuneration

SIAS is encouraged by the level of interest shown by shareholders at recent AGMs of various public listed companies on aspects of corporate activities and their concerns, in particular, on the over compensation of directors.

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