Edition provides a concise explanation of the laws and issues affecting company secretarial practice. The manual provides a comprehensive mix of commentary, specimen minutes, sample documents from the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (“HKEx”) and resolutions as well as a selection of prescribed forms, and selected guidelines and codes under the new Hong Kong Companies Ordinance (Cap 622).
The Hong Kong Company Secretary’s Practice Manual 5th Edition provides up-to-date changes to the Hong Kong Companies Ordinance (Cap 622) as well as new or updated Chapters in relation to the following areas:
Anti-Money Laundering and Regulations of Trust or Company Services Providers (TCSPs);
The manual will help the Company Secretaries, Governance professionals or those in a Compliance role to understand and apply the requirements under company and securities law in fulfilling their obligations to their company and its offices.
Authored and updated by Belinda Wong of Leader Corporate Services with over 30 years’ experience in the company secretarial field, the Hong Kong Company Secretary’s Practice Manual 5th Edition is unrivalled in terms of its comprehensive range of areas covered. It is written in great detail and takes a practical approach to suit its readers.
Key Benefits (How will readers profit from reading this book)*
Practitioners will benefit from these time-saving features:-
A step-by-step guide to the completion of corporate secretarial forms;
Sample resolutions and Articles of Association; and
A concise commentary on the law to help determine the best approach to adopt in line with their business needs.
Topics Covered - NEW DEVELOPMENTS
Chapter 1 Overview of the Hong Kong Company Ordinance
Chapter 2 Administration
Chapter 3 Anti-Money Laundering and Trust and Company Service Providers
Chapter 4 Incorporation
Chapter 5 Post Incorporation
Chapter 6 Directors & Company Secretaries
Chapter 7 Meeting & Minutes — Resolutions
Chapter 8 Books of the Company
Chapter 9 Accounts, Annual Returns & Auditors
Chapter 10 Share Capital & Dividends
Chapter 11 Significant Controllers Register
Chapter 12 Listing in Hong Kong
Chapter 13 Investigations & Enquiries, Striking Off & Deregistration
Chapter 14 Alternatives to Incorporation
Chapter 15 Continuous Obligation for Listed Companies (New Chapter)
Chapter 16 Transactions for Listed Companies (New Chapter)
Company Secretaries Professionals, Chartered Governance Professionals, Legal and Regulatory Professionals, and Accountants who are involved in a compliance role to understand and apply the requirements under company and securities law in fulfilling their obligations to their company and its offices.
About the Author
Ms. Belinda Wong
Belinda Wong is a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, Associate Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries as well as the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute. She holds a Master Degree in Business Administration (University of Strathclyde, UK) and a Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences (Chinese University of Hong Kong).
Belinda is currently the Director of Leader Corporate Services Limited and has over 30 years’ experience in company secretarial field. She speaks frequently at CPD seminars with accreditation from professional bodies.