Chartered Secretaries Preview Day 2018 – 17 March 2018

Chartered Secretaries Preview Day 2018 – 17 March 2018

The Institute’s Chartered Secretaries Preview Day is running its second year. Whilst priority will be given to undergraduates in Hong Kong to participate in this event, the Institute is inviting its registered students to join and meet with industry experts for...
GDPR compliance: a marathon not a sprint

GDPR compliance: a marathon not a sprint

Chadi Hantouche, Head of Cybersecurity and Digital Trust Asia-Pacific, Wavestone, offers advice on how to prioritise compliance objectives in the run-up to the implementation of the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation, which becomes effective in May this year....
The ethics of data privacy

The ethics of data privacy

In the emerging data privacy landscape in Hong Kong, Stephen Kai-yi Wong, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, argues that a consideration of ethics is just as important as adherence to the law. Thanks for giving us this interview. The landscape for data privacy in...
Pitfalls of non-compliance – A new landscape for listed companies

Pitfalls of non-compliance – A new landscape for listed companies

In a follow-up to their cover story last month on the Securities and Futures Commission’s new ‘front-loaded’ approach to regulation, Timothy Loh, Managing Partner; and Greg Heaton, Senior Consultant; Timothy Loh LLP, look at what this new regulatory...
Blockchain for good?

Blockchain for good?

Christine Chow, Director – Engagement, Hermes Investment Management, looks at applications of blockchain technology for responsible supply chain management. Following the launch of Bitcoin futures on 10 December 2017, it seems an opportune time to look into the...
Cross-border insolvency law

Cross-border insolvency law

Alexander Tang, Senior Associate, Stephenson Harwood, looks at recent developments in cross-border insolvency law adopted by the Hong Kong judiciary to overcome the deficiencies in our outdated insolvency legislation. There are an increasing number of cross-border...
Can the board remove a director or an auditor?

Can the board remove a director or an auditor?

The usual mechanism for the removal of a director or an auditor is by ordinary resolution of members at a general meeting. Dr Davy Wu, Senior Lecturer, Hong Kong Baptist University, looks at whether the board of directors can do the same without a resolution by...
CSj February 2018 (pdf version)

CSj February 2018 (pdf version)

Privacy compliance – A marathon not a sprint Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...