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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Keep data on national company registries open and searchable

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by WALTRAUT RITTER

    ... and is likely to waive other fees to increase economic value from the reuse of public information assets. So, amid the discussion about the new Companies Ordinance in Hong Kong, perhaps it is time ... This is one of the reasons why it is critical for the Hong Kong Companies Registry to keep the full Hong Kong identification number as an identifier. In preparing for the new Companies Ordinance ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New companies law will boost Hong Kong's competitiveness

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:20am by K C CHAN

    ... by the government and the market, the new Companies Ordinance will come into operation on Monday. It is the right time to revisit what it means to Hong Kong and to businesspeople looking to form a company ... will benefit from the modernised regime. For a businessman looking to incorporate a company, the new ordinance will make the process more convenient. A common seal will no longer be mandatory, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rule on disclosure of company directors' data seeks balance

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... and is ongoing Disclosure rule seeks balance Ever since the news broke last month that changes would be made to the Companies Ordinance that would make it harder for the media to obtain the personal data ... No 1 is that the legislative amendments to the Companies Ordinance were approved by the Legislative Council last July but have not been brought into effect. Consultations are ongoing. Fact No 2 is that the proposed ...

  9. Property - Comment - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Slow progress in housing reform adds to bubble fears in China

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:10am by Langi Chiang

    ... its end-of-June deadline for publishing an ordinance governing the registration of immovable property on the mainland, such as housing, land and forests, it was a heavy blow to hopes ... to worries about the bursting of the mainland's real estate bubble and an abrupt slowdown in the broader economy. The ordinance is part of Beijing's efforts to establish a long-term system ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should be truly inclusive

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... anti-discrimination ordinances. But it understandably stands out, as the influx of mainland tourists and immigrants continues to fuel social tensions. That the review has drawn mixed reactions ...




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