Posts By csjeditor

In an interview with CSj, Chua Hoi Wai, Chief Executive, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, discusses the challenges facing NGO boards in Hong Kong. Many thanks for giving us this interview – could we start by discussing what constitutes good governance for NGOs? Is it any different from…

Since the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance took full effect on 14 December 2015, the Competition Commission has gradually shifted to a harder line enforcement style. Alastair Mordaunt, Partner; and Joy Wong, Associate; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, look at the enforcement of the Ordinance so far and map out the likely future…

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) responds to questions raised during the Institute’s latest Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update seminar, held in June this year. How does the SFC identify cases of misleading information disclosure? What standards should issuers be aware of regarding this issue? ‘The SFC considers disclosed material…

Dr Raymond Chan, Associate Professor; and Dr Angus Young, Senior Lecturer; Hong Kong Baptist University, take a look at Hong Kong’s proposed beneficial ownership regime and its implications for governance professionals. Anti-money laundering (AML) measures are critical to the integrity of Hong Kong’s reputation as an international financial centre. To…

Eric Sohn, Director of Business Product, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, New York, warns against trying to scrape by with a minimal sanctions compliance programme. When faced with sanctions compliance requirements, many firms focus on ‘requirements’ so as to avoid regulatory scrutiny. However, de minimus efforts to ‘tick the box’…

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