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Risk management in troubled times

Risk management in troubled times

Against a backdrop of political unrest, the ongoing Sino-US trade war and growing environmental threats, there has been a renewed interest among governance professionals in the complex and challenging art of risk management. In October and November last year, local...

ESG and risk – An essential partnership for long-term value

ESG and risk – An essential partnership for long-term value

Putting a dollar value on environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts, argues Pat Dwyer, Founder and Director, The Purpose Business, demonstrates the business sense of prioritising ESG management. In the summer of 2019, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd...

New guidance notes

New guidance notes

CSj highlights the latest additions to the Institute’s guidance note series, updating members on how to conduct internal investigations into malpractice and on inside information disclosure requirements for A+H share companies. The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered...

Practical guidelines for enhancing ESG value

Practical guidelines for enhancing ESG value

Ir Professor Raymond Wong, Head of Collaboration and Quality Assurance & Compliance, and Angus Chan, Manager (Environmental), both of CMA Testing and Certification Laboratories, and Ir Stephen Yu, Operations, Compliance & Risk Director, of BSI Hong Kong, discuss new...

Backdoor listings:  the SFC approach

Backdoor listings: the SFC approach

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) clarifies its approach to backdoor listings and shell activities, using its statutory powers under the Securities and Futures (Stock Market Listing) Rules and the Securities and Futures Ordinance. In recent years, problems...

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