CSj looks at the implications for company secretaries and risk and governance professionals of the government's latest proposals designed to strengthen Hong Kong's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime. Next year, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – the Paris-based organisation that recommends how nations should combat money laundering, terrorism…

Dominic Wai, Partner, ONC Lawyers, looks at the role of company secretaries and directors in anti-money laundering compliance. Millions of dollars come into and go out of Hong Kong every day, legitimate or not, as Hong Kong is an international financial centre with no exchange controls. In the last few…

Cecilia Xianying Lou, Partner; and Mark Guangrui Fu, Managing Associate; of King & Wood Mallesons, give an introduction to China's Cybersecurity Law which becomes effective this month, and assess the implications of the law for companies with a business presence in both Mainland China and Hong Kong. China's Cybersecurity Law…

Richard Welford, Chairman, CSR Asia, gives his top 10 tips to 'future-proof’ your business. The world is changing. Challenging economic times, volatile world events, a deteriorating environment, a growing social divide and fast-changing technology are leaving businesses more vulnerable than ever. There is an urgent need to adapt to risks…

This second and final part of the winning paper of the Institute's Corporate Governance Paper Competition 2016 completes the authors’ elaboration of their five-stage inclusive stakeholder model of corporate governance. In this article, we advocate an inclusive stakeholder model for the implementation of better corporate governance. The first part of…

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