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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government tries to bury embarrassing climbdown

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... to push ahead with the changes to the Companies Ordinance, with the exception of the proposals relating to the publication of ID numbers. A paper by the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau explaining "the proposed way forward for the new arrangement for the inspection of personal information on the Companies Register …" rambles on for 10 pages until the penultimate paragraph ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Privacy chief backs law changes

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Ordinance by the Financial Services and Treasury Bureau to restrict public access to company directors and secretaries' personal details. The proposed changes, expected to be carried out next ... the framework provided by the new Companies Ordinance because it allowed only legitimate access to the directors' personal information and it was an improvement over the present system. The new ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Right to privacy and information is balancing act

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by DIETER YIH

    ... been asked repeatedly about the Law Society’s views on amendments made to the Companies Ordinance, specifically on one issue relating to the availability of directors’ residential addresses for public inspection. In March 2010, the Law Society responded to a public consultation on proposed amendments to the Companies Ordinance – there were hundreds. We focused on the legal application ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Open access to directors' names, but not their home addresses

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by JOHN BACON-SHONE

    ... John Bacon-Shone John Bacon-Shone welcomes the government review of company data A good case for limiting access to home addresses The recent debate about the government proposals to restrict access to the personal information of company directors has been one-sided, so it is useful to re-examine the arguments carefully to see which elements, if any, of the proposals ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Lawmakers lax on scrutinising legislation

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am

    ... to their vigilance, the government has been forced to put it on hold. What is wrong with the amendment? The proposed change to the Companies Ordinance would make the home addresses and full identity card ... the legislative branch should also share responsibility, yet has largely escaped censure for its inattention and unreliability. Take, for example, the furore over a government bid to amend the companies ...

  6. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    Company filings and directors' addresses in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by JASON CARMICHAEL, Robert Rhoda

    ... time on personal data Just before Easter the government announced that those sections of the Companies Ordinance 2012 that restrict public access to company director residential addresses ... rearguard action. Their compromise should allow the Companies Ordinance to come into operation by the end of the first quarter of next year. In the meantime, the government can continue to consult ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must retain open access to company data

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... to them or trade with them. That the changes in the Companies Ordinance to limit access to this information have got this far is a major indictment not just of the government and the privacy ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring says the move to put a veil over the identity of company directors in Hong Kong will only profit those with something to hide, and legislators must do more ...

  8. News - China

    GSK China bribery co-ordinated at company level, says Xinhua

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 04:45pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai GSK investigation shows alleged bribery of doctors in China co-ordinated by British company, says Xinhua A Chinese police investigation into drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has discovered that alleged bribery of doctors in China was co-ordinated by the British company and was not the work of individual employees, state media reported on Tuesday. Police in July ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Rethink on disclosure rules for company directors prudent

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... to the Companies Ordinance passed in July, that would have allowed company directors to withhold their home addresses and full identity card numbers from Companies Registry entries. Members of the public ... there is every reason for a rethink. In a welcome change, officials have decided to shelve a contentious law restricting public access to personal details of company directors, amid growing concerns ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Rights to privacy may come at a high price

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... SCMP Editorial Privacy may come at a price How much privacy should be afforded someone who becomes a director of a listed company that raises money from the public and financial institutions, and how much transparency is in the public interest? The question has been raised by the government, which proposes amending the Companies Ordinance to allow directors and secretaries ...




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