Know your Institute: a bird's eye view

Know your Institute: a bird's eye view

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) has a well-known and well-loved icon in the shape and form of Sagittarius serpentarius, better known as the secretary bird, but what exactly does the secretary bird represent? How is the HKICS structured? What...
Team effort

Team effort

The job of rewriting a law of the size and complexity of Hong Kong’s Companies Ordinance does not come around very often. This month CSj talks to Ada Chung about the lessons she has learned over the last seven years since she took up her post as Registrar of...
The new Companies Ordinance: your guide

The new Companies Ordinance: your guide

This month the Companies Registry concludes its series of articles introducing the major changes brought in by the new Companies Ordinance. In this final article in the series, Ada Chung, Registrar of Companies, and Phyllis McKenna, Deputy Principal Solicitor, HKSAR...
上市公司独立董事履职情况报告

上市公司独立董事履职情况报告

Independent directors in the PRC This article is the first of a two-part article by the China Association for Public Companies (CAPCO) summarising its Report on the Fulfillment of Duties by Independent Directors of Listed Companies which was published earlier this...
Time to review your agency workforce in China

Time to review your agency workforce in China

New regulations on the deployment of contingent and temporary workers in Mainland China took effect on 1 March 2014. All employers using contingent workers in Mainland China, typically referred to as an ‘agency workforce’ or as ‘labour dispatch...

Ask the Expert May 2014

Q:  Aside from reporting my company’s interim and annual results, what else can I do to effectively engage with current and prospective investors? A:  Going beyond basic financial reporting requirements and increasing engagement with investors is a vital...
CSj May 2014 (pdf version)

CSj May 2014 (pdf version)

Know your Institute – A bird’s eye view. Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...