Welcome to CSj, the monthly journal of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries

Individual accountability

Individual accountability

Globally we are seeing the introduction of new regimes to make it easier for regulators to hold individual executives and board members responsible for corporate misconduct. CSj looks at the implications of this trend for directors, managers and governance...

Artificial intelligence and regulatory compliance

Artificial intelligence and regulatory compliance

Emily Foges, CEO, Luminance, and Emma Walton, Knowledge and Innovation Manager, Slaughter and May, suggest ways that artificial intelligence can be harnessed by corporate governance professionals in the area of regulatory compliance. Artificial intelligence (AI) has...

New reverse takeover rules

New reverse takeover rules

New listing rule amendments to become effective on 1 October 2019 seek to enhance Hong Kong’s reverse takeover rules and continuing listing criteria. Hong Kong’s listing rules require listed issuers to maintain sufficient operations and to have assets of sufficient...

Modern governance

Modern governance

Chris Lawley, Vice-President APAC, Diligent, suggests four steps for boards to modernise their governance. Diligent recently launched a new category called ‘modern governance’ to bring boards of directors and leadership teams up to speed in today’s digital world....

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