Going scripless

Going scripless

Farewell to paper share certificates? Since the mid-1960s, jurisdictions around the world have been phasing out paper share certificates. Hong Kong has been slow to join this trend, but the government has now put forward a set of detailed proposals designed to...
How did we get here, where are we going?

How did we get here, where are we going?

CSj talks to this year’s winner of the HKICS Prize, former HKICS President Edwin Ing FCIS FCS, about the past and the future of the company secretarial role. Congratulations on winning the HKICS Prize – what are your feelings on receiving the prize? ‘I am very...
The new Companies Ordinance: your guide

The new Companies Ordinance: your guide

In this first of a series of articles by the Companies Registry looking at the reforms introduced by the new Companies Ordinance, Ada Chung, Registrar of Companies, and Karen Ho, Deputy Principal Solicitor, Companies Registry, highlight the major changes introduced to...
Deregulation  市場自由化

Deregulation 市場自由化

China experiments with a liberalised marketplace Since the global financial crisis, there has been a significant tightening of regulatory controls globally, particularly in the financial sector. In Mainland China, by contrast, the key theme is deregulation. The...

Ask the Expert March 2014

Q:  My company’s annual general meeting (AGM) is scheduled to be held in May. What practical suggestions do you have? A:  Good preparation is always the key to success.  Some practical suggestions for holding a successful AGM are set out below. Reserve a...
CSj March 2014 (pdf version)

CSj March 2014 (pdf version)

Going scripless – Farewell to paper share certificates? Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...