14 January, 2020

Hong Kong companies ‘failing to integrate ESG’ into policies and planning

Hong Kong markets often draw the eye of global observers, but this time it's for the wrong reasons. A report says that companies in the territory have yet to integrate environmental, social and govern...
Hong Kong

14 August, 2019

Controversy in Hong Kong over mandatory ESG reporting

While protests over Hong Kong’s political future make headlines around the world, there is another much quieter battle going on behind the scenes over the future of the territory’s corporate gover...
dual-class shares

10 October, 2018

Conflicts of interest: the global fight over dual-class shares

There is a quiet battle underway in corporate governance that rages from New York all the way to the Far East. The battleground? Dual-class share...

25 May, 2018

Activist attacks accounting and governance at Samsonite

Samsonite, the global luggage brand, faces stinging criticism from an activist investor that has accused the company of "questionable accounting" and "poor corporate governance". Blue Orca Capital ...
Far East, Hong Kong, Asia

13 September, 2017

Hong Kong firms see improvement in corporate governance

Public companies listed on the Hang Seng Index (HSI) and the Hang Seng Chinese Enterprise Index (HSCEI), have seen a major improvement, according to a new report by PwC Hong Kong. The annual report...
Far East, Hong Kong, Asia

21 March, 2017

Legal and regulatory roundup: Asia

Hong Kong beefs up anti-money laundering and corporate disclosure laws Hong Kong’s government is in the process of improving its anti-money laundering and corporate disclosure laws in a mo...
Far East, Hong Kong, Asia

11 March, 2017

Hong Kong beefs up anti-money laundering and corporate disclosure laws

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29 September, 2016

Australia tops Asia governance survey

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14 September, 2016

Hong Kong extends consultation over listings

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