Breaking new frontiers with boardroom diversity

Breaking new frontiers with boardroom diversity

The clock is counting down to 1 September 2013 when Hong Kong’s new Corporate Governance Code provision on board diversity becomes effective. Rosie Halfhead, Programme Director, Diversity on Boards, Community Business, urges companies and company secretaries to...
Gender agenda

Gender agenda

Elsie Leung, Hong Kong’s former Secretary of Justice, and Susie Cheung, General Counsel and Company Secretary of the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation, picked up awards at the latest ‘Asia Women in Business Law Awards’. In this interview with CSj, they...
Professionalising the board secretary in Taiwan

Professionalising the board secretary in Taiwan

In Taiwan, while there are regulations concerning the need for board support, there are no regulations concerning the officers carrying out that function. Professor Louis Chen, Chairperson of the Association for Research & Development of Corporate Organisation in...
Building China's rule of law 建设法治中国

Building China's rule of law 建设法治中国

Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng of the Fung Global Institute argue that if China’s economic rise is to advance it must develop the rule of law. This means institutions and practices consistent with representative government must be created. It’s a long road...

Ask the Expert June 2013

Q: We currently prepare paper board packs and want to keep control of sensitive board information in-house. If we switched to a board portal how could we control who sees what? A: A good board portal supplier takes strong measures to ensure that sensitive data is...
CSj June 2013 (pdf version)

CSj June 2013 (pdf version)

Board diversity – New frontiers for the company secretary. Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...