The rule is… think for yourself.  A new approach to compliance

The rule is… think for yourself.  A new approach to compliance

One of the central themes of this year’s Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update seminar was that compliance, particularly in a principles-based regulatory regime, cannot be a box ticking exercise – companies, and the company secretaries advising them, need to...
ACRU 2012 review

ACRU 2012 review

Will company secretaries be personally liable for breaches of Hong Kong’s new statutory requirements for the disclosure of price-sensitive information? How should company secretaries prepare themselves for the abolition of par value shares? The pace of...
Is integrated reporting achievable?

Is integrated reporting achievable?

It is essential that organisations get out of a compliance mindset and start to communicate their financial story in the most effective and transparent way. This, argues Geraldine Magarey FCA, Manager, Sustainability and Regional Australia, Institute of Chartered...
Handling a whistleblower tip-off  如何處理檢舉密告

Handling a whistleblower tip-off 如何處理檢舉密告

Much effort has gone into ensuring that companies have channels for whistleblowers to report corporate misdemeanours, but what do you do when you receive a whistleblower tip-off? Colum Bancroft, Managing Director, Kroll Advisory Solutions, indicates some of the things...

Ask the Expert July 2012

  Q: We are looking to allocate excess rights shares, what are the issues we should consider? A: Rights issues have received media coverage recently, particularly some shareholder practices designed to increase the number of excess rights shares allocated to them....
CSj July 2012 (pdf version)

CSj July 2012 (pdf version)

The rule is… think for yourself. Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...