CSj October 2013 (pdf version)

CSj October 2013 (pdf version)

Inside information – When and what to disclose. Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...
Corporate governance – A global perspective

Corporate governance – A global perspective

Few people have had a career as varied and itinerant as economist and corporate governance consultant Dr Grant Kirkpatrick. In interview with CSj, he shares some of the experience he has gained while rescuing banks in Japan, helping to launch a market economy from...
Reforming the MPF

Reforming the MPF

In a presentation to HKICS members last month, Anna Wu, Chairman, Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, discussed her wish list for reforms to Hong Kong’s MPF system. Since its creation in 2000, Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) pension...
China's new growth order 中国需要新 的增长秩序

China's new growth order 中国需要新 的增长秩序

China is searching for a new growth order for its restlessly expanding cities, suggest Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng of the Fung Global Institute. Between 1978 and 2012, China’s GDP grew at an average annual rate of about 10% – from US$341 billion to US$8.3...
New IPO sponsor regulatory regime

New IPO sponsor regulatory regime

From the beginning of this month (1 October 2013), all listing applications will need to comply with Hong Kong’s new IPO sponsor regulatory regime. Law firm Mayer Brown JSM discusses seven major changes under the new sponsor regime and gives practical tips on...