Hybrid AGMs and 'live' voting should be mandatory: Sias chief

It is perhaps timely to take stock, discuss the lessons learnt and highlight areas of possible improvement for virtual or hybrid AGMs amid the pandemic, says the author.
It is perhaps timely to take stock, discuss the lessons learnt and highlight areas of possible improvement for virtual or hybrid AGMs amid the pandemic, says the author.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - When Covid-19 emerged in March 2020, the regulatory authorities here fast-tracked legislation in April to allow listed companies to hold their annual general meetings (AGMs) either virtually or in hybrid fashion.

Now, with more than a year's worth of experience, it is perhaps timely to take stock, discuss the lessons learnt and highlight areas of possible improvement.

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