The new Companies Ordinance: second anniversary review

The new Companies Ordinance: second anniversary review

It has been two years since the implementation of the new Companies Ordinance, Chapter 622 of the Laws of Hong Kong, on 3 March 2014. In this article, the Companies Registry reviews what the law has achieved for Hong Kong and highlights some of the more commonly...
A career considered

A career considered

At the end of last year, April Chan retired as Company Secretary of CLP Holdings. Her career took her to the top of the corporate secretarial profession as a former president of both the HKICS and the Corporate Secretaries International Association and as the company...
The Competition Ordinance – your questions answered

The Competition Ordinance – your questions answered

Since December 2015, businesses in Hong Kong have needed to ensure compliance with Hong Kong’s new Competition Ordinance. This month, the Competition Commission answers key questions about the Ordinance, the Commission’s enforcement priorities and how to...
Talking strategy

Talking strategy

CSj talks to the new HKICS President, Ivan Tam, about the way forward for the Institute and the profession in the years ahead. Thanks for giving us this interview. Could we start by discussing the strategic goals you will be working towards during your term as HKICS...
Concise and  precise: the art of taking minutes

Concise and precise: the art of taking minutes

This month we launch the first in a new series of articles looking at the practical skills and knowledge company secretaries need to acquire. Anthony Rogers GSB QC JP FCIS FCS, former Vice-President of the Court of Appeal of Hong Kong and a Senior Member of the HKICS,...
Company secretaries – know your duties

Company secretaries – know your duties

A recently concluded Market Misconduct Tribunal hearing highlighted the essential responsibilities and duties of company secretaries in Hong Kong. Mike Scales FCS FCIS, former Chairman of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Hong Kong Ltd,...
CSj March 2016 (pdf version)

CSj March 2016 (pdf version)

The new Companies Ordinance – Business as usual? Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...