Category Archives 2017

CSj examines the key emerging technology issues relevant to Hong Kong businesses and looks at the role of company secretaries in ensuring the effective management of technology risks and opportunities. From hacking to digital payments, technology issues have become mission-critical for corporations worldwide. Hong Kong is no exception as the…

Alaya Consultings second annual survey of the ESG performance of Hong Kongs top 200 listed companies finds that 99% of the companies surveyed are in compliance with current ESG reporting requirements. The survey also indicates, however, that few companies are getting the full benefit of a sustainability structure that is…

Company secretaries have a key role in addressing climate risk, argues Maya de Souza, Senior Manager - Policy Research, Business Environment Council Ltd, not only to ensure effective risk management and ESG reporting, but also to future proof the organisations they work for. Our societies face a series of profound…

Compliance professionals need to keep a close eye on the case law relating to labour disputes in Hong Kong. Zoe Chan So Yuen FCS FCIS, solicitor, looks at how the courts in the HKSAR have played an important role in upholding basic employee rights. Hong Kong is often considered an…

In July 2016, the Institute set up seven Interest Groups under the Technical Consultation Panel to produce guidance notes on key topics in governance and company secretarial practice. This article reviews the latest additions to the guidance note series. The Institutes Interest Groups project has demonstrated the value of bringing…

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