Charities governance

Charities governance

Corporate governance is just as necessary for charities as it is for their profit-making peers. CSj gets some best practice advice for charities in Hong Kong and looks at the prospects for regulatory reform in this sector. Earlier this year, one of the largest and...
The charity doctor

The charity doctor

In addition to being a former legal counsel to the Li Ka Shing Foundation, Michelle Chow, Consultant, Withers, is one of Hong Kong’s top advisers for charities and trusts, and regularly lectures on philanthropy and charity law issues. It’s not by chance,...
ESG reporting: preparing for the new regime

ESG reporting: preparing for the new regime

CSj takes a look at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing’s proposed ‘upgrade’ of its Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide. Mandatory requirements for companies to report on their environmental and social impacts have become a standard...
Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance

Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance

The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance is due to come into force early in 2016. Zoe Chan So Yuen FCS FCIS, Solicitor, examines how companies can make use of the new law in corporate contract management. Many commercial projects, no matter what their size,...