Far East: Hong Kong

21 March, 2017

Legal and regulatory roundup: Asia

Legal and regulatory roundup from the Far East: new stewardship code in India, Hong Kong money-laundering measures, Singapore reviews governance code, China beefs up anti-corruption laws.

Far East, China, anti-corruption legislation

5 March, 2017

China to enhance anti-corruption legislation

China will move forward its anti-corruption legislation by drafting a national supervision law, with the revised version scheduled to be submitted to the NPC Standing Committee for review within the year.

29 September, 2016

Australia tops Asia governance survey

Governance Watch survey 2016 sees the first-time entry and success of Australia in leading corporate governance ranking.

13 June, 2016

China needs to improve governance

IMF tells conference that improved governance is a cornerstone of resolving China's economic problems.

12 June, 2016

Regulator pledges more oversight in China

Securities regulator says beefed-up rules on disclosure and corporate governance are on their way.

27 October, 2015

Serious action required

China's corporate governance regime suffers from concentrated state ownership, a lack of independent directors and executive pay that is both excessive and disconnected from company performance.