The future of shareholder meetings

The future of shareholder meetings

Against a background of falling attendance at annual general meetings (AGMs) globally, Claire Corney, Senior Managing Director – Regulatory & Market Initiatives, Global Capital Markets, Computershare, looks at how technological developments can get the AGM back...
Climate risk – the investors’ perspective

Climate risk – the investors’ perspective

In a follow-up to her November 2017 article in this journal on the role company secretaries can play in addressing climate risk, Maya de Souza, Senior Manager – Policy Research, Business Environment Council Ltd, looks at a powerful driver for better climate risk...
Weighted voting rights: balancing innovation and governance

Weighted voting rights: balancing innovation and governance

James Lau JP, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, the Government of the HKSAR, reviews the arrangements under Hong Kong’s new listing regime for companies to list with a weighted voting rights structure on the main board of the Stock Exchange of...
New capital raising rules

New capital raising rules

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP reviews the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s new regulatory framework for capital raisings by listed companies. Hong Kong’s listing rules are to be amended from Tuesday 3 July 2018 to enhance the regulatory framework for capital...
TCSP licensing: your questions answered

TCSP licensing: your questions answered

The Companies Registry responds to a number of questions raised by members of the Institute regarding Hong Kong’s new trust and company service providers licensing regime. On 1 March 2018, the Anti–Money Laundering and Counter–Terrorist Financing Ordinance...
CSj June 2018 (pdf version)

CSj June 2018 (pdf version)

Rethinking the AGM – How technology can help Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...