Singapore Budget 2020 – What different enterprises need to take note of for easier long-term planning

Singapore Budget 2020 – What different enterprises need to take note of for easier long-term planning

On 18th February 2020, Finance Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat delivered the Singapore 2020 Budget Statement.

One of the main goals of the strategic financial plan is to grow the economy and transform Singapore’s enterprises through various packages and increased support for businesses, especially those significantly impacted by the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Overall, the Singapore Budget for 2020 aims at long term economic growth through extensive support of SMEs & start-ups. Detailed in this article are some of the changes to take note of and key government initiatives that impact SMEs to listed companies.

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What All Enterprises Should Know

Tax Benefits All Enterprises Should Be Aware Of

What MNCs & Listed Companies Should Know

What SMEs Should Know

Useful information for Start-ups

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State of the Market: Singapore (2019) AGM Landscape Trends Report

State of the Market: Singapore (2019) AGM Landscape Trends Report

Delivering 151 meetings across the month of April, our dedicated Share Registry team had access to more meeting data than any other organisation in Singapore. This report delivers key insights into the current state of the AGM market, the impact of technology and regulation changes as well as prevailing trends in a digestible 10-page report.

BoardRoom First Annual AGM Thought Leadership Paper FY2019

In FY2019, our dedicated Share Registry Team successfully delivered 151 meetings in Singapore notably for the April peak season, including AGMs, General and Scheme meetings. As a market leader in the Meeting Services space today, we have significant access to more meeting data than any other organisation in Singapore, which offers the opportunity to provide an in depth analysis of AGM activities, combining detailed voting and attendance outcomes across SGX listed entities.

This paper aims to deliver insights by decoding the following key questions:

  1. What are some of the prevailing trends at AGMs today?
  2. How is technology impacting the way we deliver our AGMs today?
  3. How is the evolving regulation and its landscape shaping our AGM environment today?
About the Data

This section sets out the breadth and scope of our paper. The insights and analysis provided here were acquired through BoardRoom's coverage of our clients where we provided AGM meetings and Electronic Polling services.

AGM Key Highlights
AGM Logistics

Logistics continue to be a key consideration when it comes to AGMs today. The needs and requirements largely vary across different companies but still driven by expected interest in attendance by shareholders and the Board of Directors ('BOD') attitude towards its AGM as a communication event. Hotel's continue to be the preferred choice of venue for the majority of companies to enable the facilitation of large shareholder crowds. However, we have observed an emerging trend towards simple venue layouts with minimal refreshments to ensure full participation and engagement on pertinent issues.

AGM Logistics
AGM Shareholder Engagement
AGM Shareholder Engagement

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