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Open-ended fund companies – Keep the faith

Open-ended fund companies – Keep the faith

Penelope Shen, Partner, Kwok Yih & Chan, and Stephen Wong, Director of Fund Administration, Amicorp Hong Kong Ltd, shed light on open-ended fund companies and ask us to keep the faith with this new regime. Over a year has passed since Hong Kong introduced the...

Preparing for the Companies Registry AML/CFT Review

Preparing for the Companies Registry AML/CFT Review

Martin Lim, Founder and Director, Ingenique Solutions, provides practical guidelines for implementing internal policies, procedures and controls for anti–money laundering and counter–financing of terrorism compliance, and offers a checklist for busy trust and company...

Non-executive  director duties

Non-executive director duties

Elaine Chen, Partner, Clifford Chance, discusses a recent Hong Kong Court reminder to non-executive directors regarding their duty to enquire and investigate in the face of red flags. The recent Hong Kong judgment of Moulin Global Eyecare Holdings Ltd (in liquidation)...

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...

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