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Increased focus on board and senior management in Hong Kong as HKMA issues enhanced guidance on corporate governance

On 6 October 2017, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued a circular to announce the publication of two revised Supervisory Policy Manual (SPM) modules, namely CG-1 “Corporate Governance of Locally Incorporated Authorised Institutions” and IC-1 “Risk Management Framework”. Revisions … Continue reading

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Recent SFC actions highlight increased regulatory focus on directors in Hong Kong, including INEDs

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong has recently sought disqualification orders against listed company directors in a number of court actions commenced in the past few months.  The proceedings against the directors have been brought under section … Continue reading

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UK: Non-executive directors – new ICSA guidance on care, skill and diligence

The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators has issued new guidance on the liability of non-executive directors in the context of the statutory duty to exercise care, skill and diligence.  The guidance suggests ways in which non-executive directors can approach their … Continue reading

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