The Hong Kong Directors' Manual provides an extensive coverage of both legal and practical issues associated with directors’ role, duties and responsibilities in day-to-day corporate operation including but not milted to incorporation and share capital, management and administration, commercial transaction and business expansion, takeover and merger, share transfer, capital investment, taxation, winding up, receivership and dissolution.
With an emphasis on practical aspects, this book offers strategic solutions to help minimize a director’s risk exposure. Directors and those in a compliance role now and in the future can benefit from the expert insights on how to achieve regulatory compliance under changing company law arena and securities law regime, and to avoid common pitfalls and tackle the boardroom issues.
The 4th edition of Hong Kong Directors' Manual contains more in-depth commentary in relation to the recent amendment to the Companies Ordinance (Cap 622) from 2016 to 2019, as well as the Companies (Winding-Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap 32) and the Code on Corporate Governance Practices and all relevant subsidiary legislation and Schedules. It also provides analysis of most recent Hong Kong company cases and international landmark cases.
This new edition updates, but not limited to, types of companies eligible for reporting exemption, company name, notification of the changes of company address to Companies Registrar, keeping of minutes and resolutions, variation of the class right, disclosure of directors’ name of the subsidiary, re-categorising of offences, and various other requirements regulating local and non-Hong Kong companies.
This new edition also contains full reproduction of latest prescribed forms and selected guidelines and codes.
CHAPTER 1...... GENERAL OUTLINE
CHAPTER 2...... THE OFFICE OF A DIRECTOR
CHAPTER 3...... FIDUCIARY DUTIES
CHAPTER 4...... DIRECTORS’ LOANS & REMUNERATION
CHAPTER 5...... COMPANY MEETINGS
CHAPTER 6...... FINANCIAL REPORT & INFORMATION
CHAPTER 7...... RAISING CAPITAL & FUNDS
CHAPTER 8...... DISCLOSURE & SUBMISSION
CHAPTER 9...... CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
CHAPTER 10.... SHARES TRANSFERS & SHARE BUY-BACKS
CHAPTER 11.... TAKEOVERS & MERGERS
CHAPTER 12.... OTHER LEGISLATIVE OBLIGATIONS