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Unlocking the business value of the SDGs

Unlocking the business value of the SDGs

Few Hong Kong companies have aligned their business strategy with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Pat Dwyer, Founder and Director, The Purpose Business, looks at how companies can overcome some of the constraints impeding businesses from unlocking the...

What if…?

What if…?

In the second and final part of their article on climate-related risk, Dr Glenn Frommer and Theodora Thunder, Principals, The Sustainability Partnership, introduce and examine the role and value of scenario analysis in identifying, assessing and quantifying the risks...

Looking to the future, respecting the past

Looking to the future, respecting the past

Edith Shih FCIS FCS(PE), former President of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries, was elected International President of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in July this year. She talks to CSj about her aspirations in this new role....

Treading in  uncharted waters

Treading in uncharted waters

Richard Leung JP, Barrister-at-Law, and Tommy Cheung, Barrister-at-Law, Des Voeux Chambers, give a brief introduction to Hong Kong’s Competition Ordinance and assess what approach the courts in Hong Kong have taken so far in this largely uncharted area of law. Hong...

Virtual banks – new guidance

Virtual banks – new guidance

Sara SM Or, Partner, Mayer Brown, reviews the revised guidelines issued by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority on the authorisation of virtual banks. On 30 May 2018, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued a revised Guideline on Authorisation of Virtual Banks (the...

Employers beware

Employers beware

The latest guidance note produced by the Institute's Competition Law Interest Group focuses on how employment practices need to adapt to Hong Kong's emerging competition regime. Hong Kong's competition regime is still in its formative stage. The conduct rules of the...

CSj September 2018 (pdf version)

CSj September 2018 (pdf version)

The case for change – adapting to changing landscape Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...

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