Welcome to CSj, the monthly journal of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries

A governance calling

A governance calling

Ahead of a proposed name change for The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (the Institute), CSj takes a look at the evolution of the company secretarial role and what the future might hold for members of the governance profession in Hong Kong. Later this...

The road ahead

The road ahead

The winner of the HKICS Prize 2020, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Ada Chung Lai-ling FCG FCS, highlights some key regulatory and governance issues practitioners need to pay close attention to now and in the years ahead. Thanks for giving us this interview....

Climate change and finance – What’s next for global regulators?

Climate change and finance – What’s next for global regulators?

Ashley Alder SBS JP, Chief Executive Officer, Securities and Futures Commission, and Chair of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), highlights the convergence of a number of initiatives to create a harmonised, global reporting framework for...

New guidance notes

New guidance notes

CSj highlights the latest additions to the guidance note series of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (the Institute), providing guidance on digital transformation, competition compliance and the disclosure of inside information. The Institute’s seven...

New HKEX consultation proposals

New HKEX consultation proposals

CSj looks at a new consultation issued by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) seeking public feedback on proposals to enhance and streamline the listing regime for overseas issuers. In a new public consultation, published on 31 March 2021, Hong Kong Exchanges...

Appealing arbitral awards on questions of law

Appealing arbitral awards on questions of law

Kwok Kit Cheung, Partner, Deacons, looks at a recent case in the Court of First Instance that highlights the high thresholds relevant to obtaining leave to appeal against an arbitral award in Hong Kong. In the recent case of MC v SC, HCCT 17/2020, a main contractor...

Careers in Governance – Willa Chan ACG ACS

Careers in Governance – Willa Chan ACG ACS

What is your role as a governance professional? ‘I am a Hong Kong-qualified fund formation lawyer. I advise fund managers and sponsors on structuring, establishing and launching their funds with various investment strategies, and on their ongoing compliance matters. I...

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