Beyond the disconnect – Shareholder communications in Hong Kong

Beyond the disconnect – Shareholder communications in Hong Kong

CSj takes a look at a new HKICS research report which promotes five imperatives listed companies should consider to improve their shareholder communications practices in Hong Kong. The theory is relatively simple – the owners of a business appoint directors to manage...
Shareholder communications and the company secretary

Shareholder communications and the company secretary

There is typically an investor relations function dedicated to shareholder communications in listed companies – so where does the company secretary fit in? Do company secretaries have a role to play in shareholder communications and, if so, how can they add most value...
Technology and the company secretary

Technology and the company secretary

Companies face heightened risks, as well as increased opportunities, as a result of the rapid advance of technological innovation, but what is the role of the company secretary in assisting companies to navigate these risks and exploit these opportunities? A new HKICS...
Board secretary –  gatekeeper of compliance of listed companies

Board secretary – gatekeeper of compliance of listed companies

Xie Jilong, Board Secretary, CRRC Corporation Ltd, discusses the role of the board secretary. He stresses that board secretaries must fulfil their roles, be accountable and be able to communicate well to protect the interests of various parties. It is said that the...
What you need to  know about blockchain

What you need to know about blockchain

Ken Lo, CEO, ANX International, gives an introduction to blockchain technology, its implications for the business environment and how organisations can harness its advantages. Financial technology (FinTech), which emerged in the mid-2000s, is the industry that merges...
Export control and sanctions compliance

Export control and sanctions compliance

Zoe Chan So Yuen FCIS FCS, discusses the impact of export controls and sanctions laws on international contracts. International sanctions law has emerged as an important compliance topic for corporations or individuals engaged in international trade and supply chain...
CSj November 2016 (pdf version)

CSj November 2016 (pdf version)

Shareholder Communications – Connecting issuers and owners Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...