Targeting listed company governance. ACRU 2018 review – part one

Targeting listed company governance. ACRU 2018 review – part one

Regulators attending the Institute’s latest Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update, held last month at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, confirmed that listed company governance will remain the top priority for their enforcement and educational work in...
Who needs rules? ACRU 2018 review – part two

Who needs rules? ACRU 2018 review – part two

Regulation imposes costs and restrictions and may often seem to get in the way of business, but the Institute’s latest Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update highlighted the fact that all market participants profit from a well-regulated market. This year’s...
The evolving role of the INED

The evolving role of the INED

With INEDs playing an increasingly important role in ensuring effective corporate governance, Carlson Tong SBS JP, Chairman, Securities and Futures Commission, warns that they can also expect to bear more legal responsibility when things go wrong. Some recent...
Board diversity: best practice tips

Board diversity: best practice tips

If Hong Kong companies plan to diversify their boards, they will need to restructure more than their recruitment processes, argues Rebecca Walker Chan, Project Manager, CSR Asia. Exacerbated by uneven gender ratios and antiquated social norms, opportunities for women...
Getting the banned back together

Getting the banned back together

Eric Sohn, CAMS, Director of Business Product, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, New York, US, looks at the potential impacts on firms involved in international trade with Iran as a result of the proposed reimposition of secondary sanctions on dealings in various...
Social enterprises – your guide

Social enterprises – your guide

The latest guidance note produced by the Institute’s Public Governance Interest Group explores the concept of the social enterprise. The guidance notes produced by the Institute’s Public Governance Interest Group (PGIG) have explored the many different legal...
Adopting eDiscovery for internal investigations

Adopting eDiscovery for internal investigations

Mei Yong, Business Development Executive, Law In Order, gives an overview of managing internal investigations using eDiscovery. Company secretaries are often the first to be called on to manage an internal investigation. How can you effectively plan for and manage...

CSj July 2018 (pdf version)

Who needs rules? ACRU 2018 review Click the cover image below to view or download a pdf of the full...