Governance and family companies

Governance and family companies

The concept of sustainability often comes naturally to family companies since they need to serve the family’s needs through the generations, but Stephen Young, Global Executive Director, Caux Round Table, argues that they also need good governance to turn those...
The rise of the renminbi – China's globalising journey

The rise of the renminbi – China's globalising journey

Over the last decade, the renminbi has gone from being unknown outside China to being the fifth most traded currency and the second most used currency for trade finance in the world. Bruce Andrews asks where this journey will lead us next – is the renminbi destined to...
How to avoid issuing clarification announcements

How to avoid issuing clarification announcements

William Wong, Associate, Deacons, outlines some common deficiencies in corporate disclosures which frequently result in the need to issue clarification announcements. Listed companies in Hong Kong are reminded that insufficient information or deficiencies in corporate...
China's draft unified Foreign Investment Law

China's draft unified Foreign Investment Law

Lester Ross, Kenneth Zhou and Tingting Liu at law firm WilmerHale, examine what China’s foreign investment legal system will look like when its new Foreign Investment Law, which was issued for public comment in January this year, takes effect. China’s...
Winding up a listed company by the SFC

Winding up a listed company by the SFC

In Re China Metal Recycling (Holdings) Ltd, the Securities and Futures Commission has obtained its first court order to wind up a Hong Kong-listed company under Section 212 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance. On 9 March 2015, Justice Harris handed down the...

Ask the Expert May 2015

Q:Recent AGM seasons have seen an increase in ‘no’ votes against some types of resolutions. What can I do to help prepare my company for our AGM? A: Investors across Asia are beginning to alter their approach to the AGM season and voting. Whereas in the past,...
CSj May 2015 (pdf version)

CSj May 2015 (pdf version)

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