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05 Oct 2015
The SMU Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia (CEBCLA) is facilitating Singapore’s development as a major commercial law centre by conducting rigorous research on the practice of commercial law in Asia’s increasingly complex business environment.
05 Oct 2015
Focusing on the themes of Innovation, Digital Disruption and Convergence, this one-day Congress will see leading private and public sector participants share new ideas and fresh perspectives leveraging innovation as a resource to address global challenges.
SMU Assistant Professor Yuanto Kusnadi
28 Sep 2015
Research into cash-rich companies is revealing insights into corporate governance and shareholder value according to studies done at the Singapore Management University.
SMU Professor Su Liangjun
28 Sep 2015
A researcher from the Singapore Management University is developing new techniques in econometrics to provide a more realistic understanding of the economy.
SMU Assistant Professor Kim Jae Bum
22 Sep 2015
How do company managers make decisions on voluntary disclosures? Findings from the Singapore Management University (SMU) show the extent to which voluntary disclosures are also based on finely calculated decisions.
SMU Assistant Professor Tracey Zhang
22 Sep 2015
A study at the Singapore Management University (SMU) is revealing the progress of a new breed of audit regulators by examining the financial statements of companies whose auditors had undergone inspections.
SMU Associate Professor Eugene Tan
22 Sep 2015
What is the impact of public and private sector policies on Singapore’s society? A researcher at the Singapore Management University (SMU) explores the topic in various perspectives from constitutional and administrative law, to the drivers of corporate social responsibility in Singapore, and to the treatment of foreign domestic workers.
Frost & Sullivan
17 Sep 2015
Managed hosting services to outpace co-location; $272 million market value by 2020
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14 Sep 2015
A study by researchers from Singapore and US looked at how a company’s senior management team could contribute to good corporate governance. They found that as key subordinate executives’ horizon and influence increased, the extent of real earnings management in the company decreased.
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14 Sep 2015
A researcher at Singapore Management University co-founded the Singapore Law Blog in 2014 to disseminate legal knowledge to the general public. The blog, which is sponsored by the Singapore Academy of Law via its Innovations and Ideas Scheme, is written without legal jargon and freely accessible by members of the public.
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14 Sep 2015
Researchers at the Singapore Management University are helping to find the elusive balance between holding chief executives accountable and freeing them up to innovate. One study found that the increase in board independence did not drive change but what made the real difference was the access to company information.
SMU Professor Chow Hwee Kwan
08 Sep 2015
Exchange rates do not only affect the global competitiveness of a country’s exports, but also contribute to the stability of its trading and investment environment. A study from Singapore looks at how Asian countries manage their currencies, and the impact of these policies on their economies.
SMU Assistant Professor Cho Young Jun
08 Sep 2015
Research from Singapore examines the impact of financial accounting standards on how managers and firms act and how reliable the information they disseminate is. The ultimate purpose is to help people solve economic problems.
SMU Associate Professor Adeline Chong
08 Sep 2015
By examining private transactions that connect two or more countries, a study from Singapore aims to shed light on how globalisation has affected the practice of private international law. In particular, it is looking at whether Singapore courts should recognise and enforce a judgement handed down from class litigation in the US.
SMU Assistant Professor Ijlal Naqvi
31 Aug 2015
The electrical power sector in Pakistan provides a lens through which researchers can examine the government’s level of service to its citizens. The research project aims to produce the country's first electricity distribution map.
SMU Associate Professor Ho Kong Weng
31 Aug 2015
Researchers are studying the driving forces and trends underlying socioeconomic mobility in Singapore. They have found that parents’ income and occupations were major factors in predicting the occupations and incomes they would eventually achieve.
SMU Associate Professor Wang Jiwei
31 Aug 2015
Minority investors need to be protected through better information and corporate governance. A study from Singapore aims to achieve this by understanding how minority investors fair in companies dominated by majority shareholders.
SMU Associate Professor Lim Chu Yeong
31 Aug 2015
Researchers in Singapore and UK have examined whether banks that recognised their potential loan losses early also priced their loans at a higher rate compared to other banks. Their results showed that banks with conservative accounting were indeed more prudent in their lending.
SMU Assistant Professor Travis Chow
24 Aug 2015
SMU Assistant Professor Travis Chow studies how tax influences the behaviour of companies and their shareholders.
SMU Assistant Professor Zhang Haiping
24 Aug 2015
Deciphering real world issues in economics is like solving a Rubik’s Cube, says SMU Assistant Professor Zhang Haiping.
The Building Blocks of an Economy
24 Aug 2015
Researchers at the SMU School of Economics are studying how education and trade form two basic pillars of a robust economy.
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19 Aug 2015
Frost & Sullivan’s New Mega Trends, ‘impact on convergence in the future’ has identified 4 types of convergence: Products, Technologies, Industries and Competition.
SMU Professor Gary Greguras
17 Aug 2015
What is leader humility? Is leader humility in Singapore the same as elsewhere? How much do Singaporeans value humble behaviour from their leaders? SMU Professor Gary Greguras investigates.
SMU Assistant Professor Hsu Wen-Tai
17 Aug 2015
SMU Assistant Professor Hsu Wen-Tai uses mathematical models to study urban landscapes and what makes big and small cities different.
SMU Associate Professor Goh Beng Wee
17 Aug 2015
SMU Associate Professor Goh Beng Wee investigates the benefits and consequences of internal controls to corporate organisations.
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17 Aug 2015
Research on financial reporting and disclosure examines issues at the heart of business, say Professors Cheng Qiang and Holly Yang from the SMU School of Accountancy.
06 Aug 2015
Meet world-renowned speakers with hands-on knowledge on biotechnology - Kuala Lumpur, August 17-19, 2015
05 Aug 2015
IME and industry partners overcome limitations of IC packaging to enable higher density packages for more powerful and efficient electronic systems
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02 Aug 2015
The Symposium is designed for promising young leaders who are committed to taking a leadership role in making the world a better place. The theme of this year is “Enrich, Educate, Enlighten” with over 800 young leaders from prestigious universities in 57 countries attending.
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29 Jul 2015
Printed Electronics is key in enabling smart packaging innovations, a fast growing market for industry.

Events

23 Apr 2008
Bangkok, Thailand - It is an excellent platform for you to generate good business fortunes, unparallel exposure to automobile fraternity, cross-fertilization of ideas an opportunity to present your proposition to consumers.
20 Apr 2008
Beijing, China - This will be a forum where global auto brands compete with each other to offer the latest and best in every category, from an entire new generation of vehicles to state-of-the-art components.
11 Apr 2008
Zhejiang, China - CHFE plays an influential role within the industry.
19 Jun 2008
Beijing, China - This is Asia’s leading tourism event and the only travel and tourism exhibition supported by the Beijing Tourism Administration.
09 Apr 2008
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - The event covers a wide variety of textile related topics.
20 Apr 2008
Singapore - This is touted as Asia’s Largest International Food and Hospitality Event. It aims to provide a platform for buyers and sellers to meet and discover new businesses.
03 Jun 2008
Taipei, Taiwan - Computex Taipei is heading into its 27th year to consolidate its standing as the world's second largest IT show and highlight Taiwan's position as the leading IT supplier to the world.
11 Apr 2008
Boao, Hainan Province, China - The event will offer participants a chance to discuss the challenges and opportunities influencing the region’s environmental future.
17 Nov 2008
bioLOGIC India 2008, India's MOST influential biopharmaceutical event is the ONLY international platform in India where internaional and indian biopharmaceutical industry leaders will convene to discuss biopharmaceutical manufacturing opportunities and best production/operation practices.
08 Apr 2008
New Delhi, India - The event will promote the importance of agro-industries for economic development and poverty reduction.
05 Apr 2008
Lima, Peru - Sustainable tourism is a key economic driver for the Asia-Pacific region, creating jobs and promoting investment and development. The meeting will discuss cultural tourism issues, and the possibility of making climate change one of the main issues for the meeting.
15 Apr 2008
Tokyo, Japan - Vibrant discussions are expected to be made mainly, but not limited to on the issues of environmental financing and emission trading and impediments preventing private sectors from actively being involved in this area.
07 Apr 2008
Geneva - This Symposium aims to take a first step towards more systematically matching the policy needs with the practical capacities to gather, analyze and extract key trends and findings from patent information.
07 Apr 2008
Singapore - ESOMAR is the world organisation for enabling better research into markets, consumers and societies.
22 Apr 2008
Jeju, Korea - APSCC 2008 will provide a greater degree of business and networking opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region through an outstanding selection of CEO Roundtables, panel discussions, sessions and exhibits.
05 Apr 2008
Hokkaido, Japan - This is a gathering of the ministers in charge of development issues from the Group of Eight countries and the EC for the purpose of discussing current important issues in international development.
02 Apr 2008
BUCHAREST - will be the biggest NATO Summit, given the number of partners and other international organisations who will be present. Meetings with partners will be an integral part of the Summit, such as in the EAPC lunch, the NATO-Russia Council and the NATO-Ukraine Commission.
14 Apr 2008
Hong Kong - The International ICT Expo is a professional trade fair for information, communications and technology companies to showcase their state-of-the-art software solutions and services.
05 Jun 2008
"Strengthening Malaysia's Position as a Vibrant, Innovative and Competitive Financial Hub"
11 Mar 2008
The Model G8 Youth Summit 2008 will be held in Yokohama and Tokyo from 11 to 15 March, 2008. Participants will act as government representatives, secretaries, and sherpas to discuss a topic. A panel discussion will also be held in regards with environmental issues. Panelists include leading figures from various fields such as Prof. Heizo Takenaka.
01 Apr 2008
KL, Malaysia - This event, recognized as the biggest industry event in the region is all set welcome over 10,000 delegates and trade buyers from across Asia and the Middle-East.
04 Mar 2008
Guangzhou, Canton, China - Since the launch in 2000 Water China has become the largest and most important exhibition of its kind in China.
19 Jun 2008
Bangladesh - This event will be the most prestigious and exclusive International Exhibition devoted to focus on all kinds of Dyes and Fine & Specialty Chemicals and focus on emerging technology for the Process Industry.
02 Dec 2008
Singapore - This international event brings together more than 10,000 industry professionals to address the pertinent concerns of the Asian oil and gas industry.
07 May 2008
KL, Malaysia - This event is reputed to be THE EVENT that gathers the world's leading metalworking and precision engineering solution providers and top buyers in the manufacturing industry.
07 Mar 2008
Tokyo, Japan - This event touches on Translational Medicine/Technologies, Scientific Advances & R&D Strategies, Finding Partners and Collaborators.
28 Apr 2008
Bangkok, Thailand - Ethanol & Bioenergy 2008 will take closer look at the government mandates and policies from Asian nations that will drive biofuels development as well as the nexus of next generation biofuels which can be the answer to issues on energy and food security.
07 Apr 2008
Beijing, China - CIPPE has become the largest, most international and authoritative petroleum exhibition in mainland China, and also the largest petroleum show in Asia.
18 Mar 2008
Shanghai, China - TOC Asia attracts a great number of senior level decision makers from port authorities and terminals as well as ship owners and operators. With the new TOC format put in place the event will also attract a higher number of technical and operational managers from the worlds major shipping lines.
05 May 2008
Melbourne, Australia - Join the international and national visitors and delegates that are expected to share in the experience of Enviro 08. Enviro 08 offers a Conference and Exhibition.

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