The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has prioritised listed company malfeasance for enforcement action. As a result, listed companies and their directors will come under increasing scrutiny as to how they manage price-sensitive information. Timothy Loh, Managing Partner, Timothy Loh LLP, provides guidance to listed companies and their directors on…

Rapid technological advances are transforming international financial centres around the world. CSj looks at the challenge of disruption and opportunities to create new markets that will be the result of Hong Kong’s own fintech revolution. Given that financial technology, or fintech, is at the intersection of advanced finance architecture and…

Kirstin McCracken, Principal Associate/Consultant, Eversheds Hong Kong, looks at how new technological advances can be relied on to change the way that corporate secretaries more efficiently support their organisations, along with the challenges inherent in moving to these new working practices. With the pace of change in digital technology, almost…

Bénédicte Nolens, Senior Director, Head of Risk & Strategy and Head of the Fintech Contact Point, Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), gives a regulator’s perspective on how technology is transforming the financial sector. In a recent article, Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), suggested…

In the fallout from the very public fight for control of the Tata Group which ended with the ousting of its chair Cyrus Mistry in October last year, Dr Christine Chow, Associate Director, Hermes EOS, Hermes Investment Management, assesses some of the lessons that can be learned for all parties…

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