Q: As an international company our executives are based in offices around the world. We are considering moving to an online board portal, but there are differences of opinion. How can I, as the company secretary, demonstrate the advantages for board members in terms of access to information? A: I think…

Over their 16-year history, the Institute's corporate governance conferences have earned a reputation for generating unusually lively debates and this year's forum was no exception. CSj looks at the conclusions of the Corporate Governance Conference (CGC) 2012, held last month at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong, and revisits…

The Institute's latest research report on the roles and responsibilities of company secretaries in Hong Kong's listed companies, published last month, highlights the growing demands on, and opportunities for, company secretaries in Hong Kong and mainland China Being a company secretary in the 19th century, when the formal role was…

Increasingly company secretaries in Hong Kong need to keep an eye on international developments in anti-corruption compliance. International initiatives in combating corruption, together with overseas anti-corruption legislation with an extraterritorial reach, have made anti-corruption compliance a global concern. E dith Shih, HKICS President, wrote in her President's Message in the…

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