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Publication of Corporate Governance and ESG (Climate Disclosures) Guidance

Publication of Corporate Governance and ESG (Climate Disclosures) Guidance 1400 788 Emma
On 5 November 2021, the Exchange published guidance on climate disclosures and analysis of IPO applicants’ ESG practice disclosure in 2020/2021.

HKEx Consultation Paper on Amendments to Listing Rules relating to Share Schemes

HKEx Consultation Paper on Amendments to Listing Rules relating to Share Schemes 1920 1080 Emma
On 29 October 2021, the HKEx published a consultation paper on Proposed Amendments to Listing Rules relating to Share Schemes of listed issuers.

Companies Registry News Update: Introduction of Re-domiciliation Mechanisms under Open-ended Fund Company & Limited Partnership Fund Regimes

Companies Registry News Update: Introduction of Re-domiciliation Mechanisms under Open-ended Fund Company & Limited Partnership Fund Regimes 1920 1080 Emma
On 15 Oct 2021, the Companies Registry published an external circular introducing the new fund re-domiciliation mechanisms under the open-ended fund company regime and the limited partnership fund regime.

HKSAR Govt welcomes passage of Securities and Futures (Amd) Bill 2021 & Limited Partnership Fund and Business Reg Legislation (Amd) Bill 2021

HKSAR Govt welcomes passage of Securities and Futures (Amd) Bill 2021 & Limited Partnership Fund and Business Reg Legislation (Amd) Bill 2021 1920 1080 Emma
On 30 September 2021, the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury welcomed the passage of the Securities and Futures (Amendment) Bill 2021 and Limited Partnership Fund and Business Registration Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2021 by the Legislative Council, which are intended to spur the rapid development of the asset and wealth management business of Hong Kong.

SFC reminds public of importance of seeking Executive’s approval of special deals

SFC reminds public of importance of seeking Executive’s approval of special deals 1920 1080 Hauzen
In the SFC’s Takeovers Bulletin published in September 2021, the Securities and Futures Commission (the “SFC”) reminded the public of the importance of seeking the takeover executive’s (the “Executive”) approval of special deals. This article provides an overview of the recent development in this area.

PCPD Publishes Guidance on Ethical Development and Use of AI

PCPD Publishes Guidance on Ethical Development and Use of AI 1920 1080 Emma
On 18 August 2021, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data published its Guidance on the Ethical Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence to help organisations understand and comply with the relevant requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance when they develop or use Artificial Intelligence in Hong Kong.

Companies Registry News Update: Commencement of New Inspection Regime – Phase 1

Companies Registry News Update: Commencement of New Inspection Regime – Phase 1 1920 1080 Emma
On 16 August 2021, the Companies Registry published external circular no.1/2021 regarding the commencement of a new inspection regime of the Companies Register under the Companies Ordinance (Cap.622) on 23 August 2021.

Commencement dates for new inspection regime under Companies Ordinance

Commencement dates for new inspection regime under Companies Ordinance 1400 787 Charing
HKSAR published in the Gazette on 18 June 2021 the following commencement notices and subsidiary legislation for implementation of the inspection regime.

Proposed name change for The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries

Proposed name change for The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries 1920 1080 Emma
On 3 May 2021, HKICS published a set of FAQs that addressed a number of questions relating to the Institute’s name change initiative.
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