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With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting almost everyone as well as the global financial markets, companies are grappling with pressures and difficulties in decision-making with the myriad economic uncertainties and disruptions faced by their businesses. For public-listed companies, they need to also be cognizant of the fact that it is even more important now that shareholders are kept up to date with information concerning material changes to their businesses and operations. So when does a development arising from Covid-19 require public disclosure? If such disclosure is warranted, what should companies be disclosing?
As part of our RHTLaw COVID-19 Response Team’s effort to offer solutions and latest update to you, we are organising this exclusive virtual round-table panel discussion session where we invite industry experts to discuss the SGX’s recent posting on, “What SGX expects of issuers’ disclosures during COVID-19”.
We have partnered with RHT Capital, RHT Communications and Investor Relations and Mazars to share with you the latest updates on this area during this unprecedented time of COVID-19. As always, should you require more information or help, please reach out to us or you can check out our COVID-19 resources here.
|Yang Eu Jin|
|Yang Eu Jin is the Co-Head of RHTLaw Asia’s Corporate and Capital Markets Practice. His area of practice covered a wide spectrum of corporate and securities law-related work, with particular expertise in corporate finance and capital markets work, having advised many local and foreign enterprises seeking to undertake public listings (IPOs) and post-listing corporate action and fund-raising activities on the SGX. He has been involved in SGX Mainboard and Catalist IPOs of many notable companies.|
|Shervyn Essex is a Registered Professional and Heads the Continuing Sponsorship business at RHT Capital Pte. Ltd. He provides advice and guidance to listed companies in Singapore to comply with their continuing listing obligations including activities such as fund raising, acquisition & disposals as well as corporate governance matters. He has also assisted in advising multinational companies, public companies listed in and outside Singapore and private business entities on compliance.|
RHT Communications and Investor Relations
|El Lee has over 15 years of experience in business & management consulting. He provides strategic counsel to clients on public relations, investor relations, market capitalisation management, corporate positioning and branding. He helps clients to raise their corporate profile through effective communication campaigns & manage their investor relations roadmap. He also assists clients to manage their issues and crisis management, and prepare crisis communication plans to protect their reputation.|
|Lai Keng Wei|
|Keng Wei is a Partner at the Audit and Assurance department at Mazars and has over 20 years of experience in International Public Accounting firms including the big 4 in Singapore and Malaysia and commercial experience. He has extensive audit and assurance experience in various industries including public companies, multinational, non profit organisations and the private sector. He has experience as reporting accountants for Initial Public Offering in SGX-ST and in financial due diligence for M&A transactions and valuation services in Malaysia and Singapore.|