Connected transactions – the compliance challenge

Connected transactions – the compliance challenge

Complex though they may be, Hong Kong’s connected transaction rules can be better understood if the basic principles behind the regulations are grasped. This month, CSj looks at the rationale behind the rules and at the role of the company secretary in ensuring...
Changes to payment regulations in Hong Kong

Changes to payment regulations in Hong Kong

Gabriela Kennedy and Karen Lee, Mayer Brown JSM, outline Hong Kong’s new regulatory regime for payment systems and stored value facilities. Mobile payments, digital wallets and contactless payments are easy and efficient methods for retail payment that are...
Risk management and corporate governance

Risk management and corporate governance

The winning paper in the Institute’s latest Corporate Governance Paper Competition argues that risk management is an essential part of a healthy corporate governance framework. In this second and final part of their article, the authors look at examples of best...
Clarifying Hong Kong's AML regime

Clarifying Hong Kong's AML regime

Mohan Datwani FCIS FCS (PE) Senior Director and Head of Technical & Research, HKICS, and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, looks at the background to two cases HKSAR v Salim Majed & Anor and HKSAR v Yeung Ka Sing, Carson, scheduled to be heard by...
Shareholders' rights:  an update

Shareholders' rights: an update

A new Court of Final Appeal ruling casts new light on the enforcement of shareholders’ rights in respect of a non-Hong Kong company which does not have a place of business in Hong Kong. In a shareholders’ dispute involving the affairs of a non-Hong Kong company, a...
Thoughts on poll voting

Thoughts on poll voting

Seaman Kwok, Head, Corporate Secretarial, Boardroom Corporate Services (HK) Ltd, and Director, Boardroom Share Registrars (HK) Ltd, argues that more flexibility should be given to listed companies to use the most appropriate voting method for passing resolutions at...
CSj January 2016 (pdf version)

CSj January 2016 (pdf version)

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