Why disclosure matters – ACRU 2015 review part one

Why disclosure matters – ACRU 2015 review part one

Regulators at the Institute’s latest Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update seminar reaffirmed the key importance that they attach to companies’ disclosure standards. Hong Kong operates a disclosure based regulatory regime. Under this model, the regulatory...
Compliance update – ACRU 2015 review part two

Compliance update – ACRU 2015 review part two

The Institute’s Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU) seminar is one of the few forums in Hong Kong where regulators and market participants can engage in a direct dialogue about regulatory compliance. This year’s ACRU, held on 3 June 2015, drew a...
Shared capitalism?

Shared capitalism?

Broad-based employee share plans are increasingly popular in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Our profile candidate this month, Seth Bohart, Managing Director, Computershare Plan Managers Asia, looks at where this trend may take us in the years ahead. Thanks for giving...
Engaging with human rights

Engaging with human rights

A new report from CSR Asia warns companies that they may be indirectly involved in human rights infringement cases unknowingly through their supply chains. Richard Welford, Chairman, CSR Asia, recommends proper due diligence for businesses that want to be involved in...
Competition Ordinance: final preparations

Competition Ordinance: final preparations

Three years after its enactment, full implementation of Hong Kong’s Competition Ordinance is expected towards the end of this year. Mark Jephcott, Adelaide Luke and Lisa Geary at Herbert Smith Freehills Hong Kong, urge businesses to audit their existing...
Cross-border supervision: new SFC proposals

Cross-border supervision: new SFC proposals

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) proposes to amend the Securities and Futures Ordinance to boost the level of supervisory assistance the SFC can provide to overseas regulators. Over recent decades, international cooperation among national...
CSJ July 2015 (pdf version)

CSJ July 2015 (pdf version)

Question Time – ACRU 2015 review. Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...