A global profession

A global profession

Who are your global peers? This seemingly simple question is not as easy to answer as you might imagine. Corporate secretaries around the world don’t always carry the same job title or carry out the same duties. This month, CSj looks at the many faces of the global...
Russia: building a governance community

Russia: building a governance community

In this first article in our ‘Peer to Peer’ series, CSj talks to Alexander Kamensky, corporate secretary of one of the largest power companies in Russia, about the way corporate secretaries in Russia, in the absence of a dedicated professional body, are building...
Is Hong Kong serious about corporate governance reform?

Is Hong Kong serious about corporate governance reform?

Hong Kong has the potential to be a world leader in corporate governance, believes Gordon Jones FCIS FCS, Hong Kong’s former Registrar of Companies, but it will not realise this potential if it continues to allow vested interests to obstruct the corporate...
ESG – why now?

ESG – why now?

Arguments against companies addressing their environmental and social responsibilities have been soundly trounced, argues Josh Dowse, Principal, Dowse CSP, not so much by moral imperatives, but by the business case for engagement with environmental, social and...
Shareholder disputes

Shareholder disputes

Wilfred Wu, Principal, Specialist Advisory Services, BDO, suggests some simple and practical ways to mitigate or resolve shareholder disputes Disputes are an unavoidable fact of human life. People will often disagree with one another because of different opinions or...
Shanghai International Board  上海國際板

Shanghai International Board 上海國際板

The launch of an international board on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, originally slated for 2010, has been delayed again. While there is no official timeline for its introduction, it is the centerpiece of China’s plans to turn Shanghai into a global financial...
CSj June 2012 (pdf version)

CSj June 2012 (pdf version)

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