Compliance update

Compliance update

Company secretaries in Hong Kong assess the new demands on, and demand for, compliance professionals in the emerging regulatory environment. Compliance work is at the core of what company secretaries do. The Institute’s latest research report on the roles and...
On the level

On the level

In 2013 Anna Wu Hung-yuk was appointed Chairperson of the Competition Commission which will oversee the implementation of the Competition Ordinance next year. In an interview with CSj, she talks about her aspirations for the Competition Commission and looks back over...
CGC 2014: join the debate

CGC 2014: join the debate

CSj previews the Institute’s ninth biennial corporate governance conference which gets underway next month in Hong Kong. The Institute’s biennial corporate government conferences (CGCs), first launched in 1998, have established a reputation for their very...
Corporate rescue in Hong Kong: time for change

Corporate rescue in Hong Kong: time for change

Andrew Kinnison, a solicitor and partner with Howse Williams Bowers, argues that it is time to enact legislation in Hong Kong to support a corporate rescue culture. Corporate rescue is a means by which the directors of an ailing company can seek to nurse it out of its...
Shadow companies: new CFI judgments

Shadow companies: new CFI judgments

In two recent cases, Hong Kong’s Court of First Instance (CFI) calls for proactive measures against shadow companies. In two recent Hong Kong cases, Power Dekor (Hong Kong) Ltd v Power Dekor Group Co Ltd (1 HKLRD 845/2014), and Exxon Mobil Corporation v USA...

Ask the Expert

Q: We have many board committees and subsidiary companies with varying degrees of overlap amongst directors; how can we address this segregation of information and duties with a board portal? A: Access to the right content at the right time is key to effective board...
CSj August 2014 (pdf version)

CSj August 2014 (pdf version)

Compliance update – Your guide to the new regulatory environment. Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...