The Panama Papers: implications for Hong Kong

The Panama Papers: implications for Hong Kong

In the wake of the Panama Papers leaks last month, questions are being asked about the adequacy of Hong Kong’s regulatory regime to prevent the abuse of offshore structures. Senior practitioners and corporate service providers give CSj their views about the way...
Integrated reporting: the view from Asia

Integrated reporting: the view from Asia

Outside of Japan, a relatively low number of companies in Asia are currently producing integrated reports, but this month’s In Profile interviewee – Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Asia Pacific, International Integrated Reporting Council –...
Crowdfunding:  a democratic online marketplace?

Crowdfunding: a democratic online marketplace?

The current sources of finance for start-ups in Hong Kong are limited, so should Hong Kong be promoting crowdfunding as a alternative funding model? Hong Kong has been slow on the uptake when it comes to harnessing the huge potential of the new technologies that are...
Staying competitive

Staying competitive

Caroline Lacocque, Director of Client Services, TMF Hong Kong, looks at how Hong Kong can capitalise on its competitive advantages in the emerging business landscape. The global economy is displaying ‘a new normal’ – the volatile financial markets we have been...
Market rumour:  a revised approach

Market rumour: a revised approach

What should listed companies do if they find themselves subject to market commentaries or rumours which may require a halt of trading in their securities? Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd has published new guidance outlining its revised approach to such...