Thought leadership review

Thought leadership review

Helping Chartered Secretaries and Chartered Governance Professionals keep up with frontier issues in governance is part of the remit of The Chartered Governance Institute (CGI). This article reviews two new papers from CGI’s Thought Leadership Committee that raise...
Independent directorship: have you got what it takes?

Independent directorship: have you got what it takes?

Since retiring two years ago, Richard Ho FCIS FCS, has embarked on a second career as an independent non-executive director (INED). He shares with CSj some essential lessons in how to make a success of the INED calling. Can you tell us about your personal background...
AGMs and social distancing

AGMs and social distancing

CSj highlights the recommendations of the latest guidance note issued by the Institute’s Public Governance Interest Group on how to arrange your AGM while complying with the social distancing regime now in place in Hong Kong. As the 2020 AGM season gets underway, high...
PRC Individual Income Tax reforms

PRC Individual Income Tax reforms

In this first part of a two-part series, Henry Kwong, Tax Partner, and Matthew Cheung, Tax Manager, Cheng & Cheng Taxation Services Ltd, examine the implications of recent amendments to the PRC Individual Income Tax law and regulations, focusing on the definition...
Careers in Governance – Gillian Meller FCIS FCS

Careers in Governance – Gillian Meller FCIS FCS

What is your role as a governance professional? ‘In my day job, I am MTR Corporation’s Legal & European Business Director with responsibility, on the governance side, for our legal, company secretarial and risk management functions. I am also currently President...
High Court confirms the scope of the SFC’s investigative powers

High Court confirms the scope of the SFC’s investigative powers

Debevoise & Plimpton looks at a recent High Court judgment that dismissed applications for judicial review of search warrants obtained by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and of the SFC’s seizure and retention of digital devices pursuant to the search...
CSj May 2020 (pdf version)

CSj May 2020 (pdf version)

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