Li Yang, Vice-President of Overseas Chinese Town (Asia) Holdings Ltd, looks at the governance implications of China's mixed-ownership reform drive. Mixed-ownership reform �� the attempt to encourage a more diversified ownership of China'sstate-owned enterprises (SOEs) �� is a key feature of the current round of reforms for China'sSOEs. With the…

Yu Tengqun, Board Secretary, General Counsel and Press Spokesman of China Railway Group Ltd, shares his views on the role of the board secretary in corporate governance. In November 2006, I was appointed Board Secretary of China Railway Engineering Corporation. In September 2007, I took up the position of Board…

The practice of shareholder communications, which is an important part of the board secretary function, has been evolving rapidly in recent years. Li Zhidong FCIS FCS, Company Secretary of CSSC Offshore & Marine Engineering (Group) Company Ltd, shares some best practice recommendations based on his experience working for a dual-listed…

Kenneth Jiang FCIS FCS(PE), Chief Representative, The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries Beijing Representative Office, reviews the work of the Institute on the Mainland in the past year in serving listed companies, promoting corporate governance and facilitating the professionalisation of the board secretary. This year marks the 20th anniversary…

A new guidance note, published by the Institute's Securities Law and Regulation Interest Group, gives practical guidance on IPO due diligence and the role of company secretaries in helping companies to transition from the private to the public realm. The right to raise public money on the capital market comes…

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