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Front-loaded regulation: the implications for listed companies

Front-loaded regulation: the implications for listed companies

Timothy Loh, Managing Partner; and Greg Heaton, Senior Consultant; Timothy Loh LLP, argue that the new front-loaded regulation adopted by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) signals an increasing level of oversight and intervention by the SFC in the regulation...

Corporate governance: an overview

Corporate governance: an overview

Low Chee Keong FCIS FCS, Associate Professor in Corporate Law, CUHK Business School, provides a concise overview of three inter-related questions, namely, what is corporate governance, why is it important and where may it go from here. Academic research suggests that...

Assessing board performance: an  outcomes-based approach

Assessing board performance: an outcomes-based approach

Board evaluations have become an established part of board governance best practice around the world, but John Dinner, President, John T Dinner Board Governance Services, argues their ultimate value for organisations can be increased if an outcomes-based approach to...

AML/CFT: preparing for the new regime

AML/CFT: preparing for the new regime

Two new sets of anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) legislation are due to be enacted in Hong Kong by 1 March 2018. Mohan Datwani FCIS FCS(PE), Senior Director and Head of Technical & Research, The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered...

Post Panama – the implications for CSPs

Post Panama – the implications for CSPs

Bryane Michael, Senior Fellow, Asian Institute for International Financial Law (AIIFL), Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong, looks at the implications for corporate service providers (CSPs) of the tougher regulatory requirements imposed on CSPs in the post...

CSj January 2018 (pdf version)

CSj January 2018 (pdf version)

Listing regulation – New proposals for Hong Kong Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...

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