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Understanding and Adopting ESG – An Overview [Part II: ESG Reporting as a Genesis of Fiduciary & Other Legal Obligations]

Introduction In Part I of our two-part mini-series, we discussed the basics of environmental, social and governance (ESG) and how the same found its roots in CSR and had taken beyond the realms of pure philanthropy and into the realm …


Understanding and Adopting ESG – An Overview [Part I: The Evolution of ESG from CSR]

Introduction The genesis of both, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) standards, is the same – adoption of practices and policies by corporations that are intended to have a positive influence on the world. Companies have …

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MAS Technology Risk Management Guidelines

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) issued a revised Technology Risk Management Guidelines (“Guidelines”) on 18 January 2021. The MAS shared that the revised Guidelines focus on addressing technology and cyber risks by financial institutions (FIs) with the growing use …

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Singapore: Fund Management 2021 Outlook

Singapore’s AUM followed the global trend, rising by 15.7% in 2019 to reach S$4.0 trillion (US$2.9 trillion), with traditional sector seeing a strong rebound, registering 25% growth. Source: Singapore Asset Management Survey 2019 Many have focused on cost containment during the pandemic of …