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 Non-Preemptive Share Issues in Asia: Role of Regulation in Investor Protection

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Non-Preemptive Share Issues in Asia:

Role of Regulation in Investor Protection 

In this report, we review the regulations governing non-preemptive share issuance based on general mandates across four major jurisdictions in Asia (Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia). We then compare these market practices with the UK regulations of preemption and highlight the differences between the two groups. Our objective is to create awareness among investors, regulators, and company management and to draw a broad consensus on the principle of preemption. This report is part of our continued effort to raise the bar on corporate governance principles in Asia and to build trust and transparency among the various stakeholders in Asia’s capital markets.

CFA Institute - Padma Venkat, CFA; Kurt N. Schacht, JD, CFA; Robert W. Dannhauser, CFA; Tony Tan, DBA, CFA

To read the full report, please click HERE.

 Upcoming Events

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7/24/2014 9:00
Treasury Risk Management Workshop (FTS – Eligible)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).

Maxwell Chambers

32 Maxwell Road

Singapore 069115

7/25/2014 12:00
Industry Expert Speaker Series – Presented by CFAS/SVCA & GLG: The Indonesian E-Commerce Growth Story (Full Session - Registration has closed)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).

Seminar Room 2.3,

Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University,

50 Stamford Road, Singapore 178899
8/5/2014 9:00
Investment Risk Management Workshop (FTS - Eligible)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).

M Hotel Singapore

81 Anson Road

Singapore 079908

8/12/2014 9:00
Detecting Deception Course - How Body Language Speaks Louder Than WordsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).New
M Hotel Singapore
81 Anson Road
Singapore 079908
8/14/2014 18:00
Seeking the “Next Generation” of Emerging Market LeadersUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).New
FTSE Room (Level 9),
Capital Tower,
168 Robinson Road
Singapore 068912
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 CFA Singapore Events (June 2014)

 

 

We organized an Executive Education Programme in June on Behavioral Finance Workshop, conducted by Associate Professor Frank Ashe. 

Four other society events were also organized during the month. The Research Committee organized a talk on Water Technologies.  In this presentation, Mr Tim Jeanné provided an introduction and shared his insights into keys aspects such as the different areas for growth, the risks and opportunities within the industry and the industrial technological trends. The eighth installment of the Investment Fundamentals Forum took place at the SGX Auditorium, focusing on Private Equity and Hedge Funds.

The third event was a Senior Members’ Roundtable session conducted by Mr Gerben Visser. Finally, a career panel on the CIPM Program was held at the National Library Building where the panelists shared how the Program can help advance one’s career and the types of available career opportunities in the industry.

Two Professional Development talks were conducted for the month of May. During the first session held at the Chicago Booth Campus, John Pandtle, CFA, spoke on the outlook for the US equity markets. The month ended with a talk held at Phillip Securities. Mr Colin Tan, Mr Wong Yong Kai and Mr Kenneth Koh illustrated key differences in evaluating stocks from different sectors.

 

 
 

 Update from the Board

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 Candidates' Corner

CFA CHARTER

Your Passport to Global Investment and Finance        

Tens of thousands try, a faction succeed. CFA Singapore offers access to senior practitioners to prepare you for successful navigation of the rigorous CFA Programme.

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 CFA Singapore Quarterly Newsletter

 
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To view the PDF copies of past issues of our CFA Singapore Quarterly Newsletter, please click HERE

 

 CFA Institute Asia-Pacific Career Guide 2014

This guide is a navigational tool to find your way around the finance industry.

                                            

Click here to view the CFA Institute Asia-Pacific Career Guide for 2014.

 

 Angel Investors Tax Deduction Scheme (AITD)

 

The Angel Investors Tax Deduction Scheme is a tax incentive which aims to stimulate business angel investments into Singapore-based start-ups and encourage more angel investors to add value to these start-ups. Click here for more information.

 


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