Is it the right  time for ESOPs?

Is it the right time for ESOPs?

Given the market turbulence in Hong Kong, is the timing right for Employee Share Ownership Plans (ESOPs)? ESOPs were first introduced by Peninsula Newspapers in the US in 1956. Since then, ESOPs have been regarded as one of the classic methods to invigorate businesses...
Bridging troubled waters

Bridging troubled waters

Mark Parsons, Partner, Hogan Lovells, Hong Kong, looks at new proposals for the reform of Hong Kong’s Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. On Monday 20 January 2020, the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau (CMAB), jointly with the Privacy Commissioner for...
Internship goes global

Internship goes global

Last year Rory Herbert (GradCG) from the UK and Kate Yuen from Hong Kong were selected to participate in the London-Hong Kong Intern Exchange 2019. They talk to CSj, along with Edith Shih FCIS FCS(PE), International President, The Chartered Governance Institute, and...
ESG: the turning of the tide?

ESG: the turning of the tide?

Tony Wong, Founder, and Regina Tai, Senior Consultant, Alaya Consulting, discuss the findings of Alaya’s latest annual survey of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards of Hong Kong’s listed companies. Seven years after first implementing its ESG...
ESG: a governance perspective

ESG: a governance perspective

With tougher environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure requirements on the way for listed companies in Hong Kong, a new joint report by KPMG China, CLP Holdings Ltd (CLP) and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (the Institute) provides...