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Business 19 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Governance revamp for financial sector

Optimistically Cautious - By Errol Oh
Bank Negara proposes improved corporate governance framework.

Business 17 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM

The mystery of the called-off EGM

Hytex Integrated shareholders quickly reconsidered removing key directors

Business 24 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Cadbury legacy

Corporate governance reforms must continue, but probably without long-time advocate Sir Adrian Cadbury.

Business 12 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Unit trust's CG challenge

THE Malaysian unit trust industry quietly recorded a milestone at the start of the year when the total net asset value (NAV) of its funds climbed above the RM300bil mark in January. That figure matters because it shows just how fast the industry has been growing in recent years.

Business 23 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM

World Bank looks at our vices

A report on risky behaviours highlights their impact on development

Business 14 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM

Time to end the SPAC-ulation?

We’re still waiting for SPACs to become capital market catalysts

Business 15 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

Fishing for the right answers

If past mistakes aren’t properly addressed, Malaysia’s RM1.5bil tuna plan should perhaps be canned.

Business 08 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM

A regular, but not routine, revamp

The latest review of listing rules tries to balance compliance and protection.

Business 17 May 2014 | 12:00 AM

With one year down and two to go, can CLIQ and Sona meet the deadline?

IS two years a comfortably long time? Not if you’re a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) that spent the past year without finding a suitable major asset to buy, and must now complete such a purchase within the next two years. If you fail to do that, you’ll be liquidated. In these circumstances, 24 months can be fleeting.

Business 28 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

The making of a code

LAUNCHED yesterday, the Malaysian Code for Institutional Investors is the result of work that stretched over a year. It’s worth taking a closer look at the process, particularly the public consultation leg and how it has shaped the final document.