Company secretaryship: sailing against the tide

Company secretaryship: sailing against the tide


This article by Kasturi Nathan and  Krishman Varges focuses on how company secretaries can play a more proactive role in the “new normal” in tandem with their new-fangled position of adviser and leader.

Simply put, company secretaries can undertake to perform the following value-added functionalities like surfacing timely prompts to and from the board, providing regulatory counsel on corporate governance matters as well as facilitating stakeholder communication and engagement.

In summary, as company secretaries shift into the advisory and leadership space, the corporate ecosystem will benefit from their facilitation, responsiveness and informed judgement. This positive spillover can only be sustained with the continuous agility of company secretaries in line with market developments, particularly amid the current “perfect storm”.

Click here to read the full article published in The Star, Malaysia

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