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  1. Events

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... regulators and government officials series: Headcount, company names, directors' duties and addresses...- Challenges in rewriting the Companies Ordinance'. Wing On Centre. Saturday, January ...

  2. Scramble to reveal list of party members

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... requires it. The Companies Ordinance, under which most political parties in Hong Kong are registered, states that groups should prepare registers detailing the names and addresses of members ... analyst at the Chinese University, said the development exposed inadequacies in the Companies Ordinance. 'Political parties register as companies to avoid the danger of being closed down ...

  3. General judging criteria for Best Annual Reports Awards

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Longid

    ... Reports by Frank Longid Conformity with the accounting standards of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the provision of accounting information above the statutory requirements Conformity with the requirements of the Hong Kong stock exchange and Companies' Ordinance Provision of additional information relating to corporate governance over and above ...

  4. Lawyer warns over trademark claims by bogus companies

    Posted May 11th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ...,' the solicitor said. 'It is a bit of a loophole. Unscrupulous people are taking advantage of Hong Kong's liberal and laissez-faire company registration procedure.' The Companies Ordinance ... offending companies to change their names,' the firm said. Further, the ordinance gives a legitimate trademark owner only a year to file a complaint. Mr Hughes said many people succeeded ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

    Top Hong Kong officials listed under false addresses on Companies Registry

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Olga Wong

    ... to be in line with the letter of the law. The Companies Ordinance states that anyone who wilfully makes a false statement could face a fine of up to HK$100,000 and up to six months in jail. Development ... Colleen Lee and Olga Wong Politicians who are company directors register offices as their homes Officials list wrong addresses A group of government officials and politicians who also ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DATA PRIVACY

    Bid to bar data access in company searches

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... by the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau to the Legislative Council on Monday. The changes form part of the new Companies Ordinance, which the bureau says has received Legco approval. ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Bid to bar data access in company searches Members of the public, including the media, will be blocked from viewing key personal information of company ...

  7. Political Animal

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What the Democrats really fear about the Companies Ordinance What does the Democratic Party have to hide in its efforts to get around Companies Ordinance requirements and keep its membership list secret? According to insiders, public scrutiny is feared not so much by the party itself as by some big names, perhaps even top civil servants, who joined out of youthful idealism ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    New insurance body will be flawed

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... not involving compliance matters (matters which involve compliance with the relevant ordinance and regulations) in the future. Let's consider two scenarios. If an insurance company violates the amended ordinance, it will be disciplined by the future authority, but despite that the victims of the company's act have to seek redress on their own. What is even worse is when the company ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the companies registry show. In the first six months, 52,824 new companies were registered under the Companies Ordinance, up from 47,417 during the same period last year. As at the end of June, the total number of local companies registered under the ordinance was 687,865. There were a total of 8,326 non-Hong Kong companies registered. The number of charges on the assets of companies ...

  10. Watchdog for private companies?

    Posted Jan 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... whether they are watchdogs, guard dogs or lap dogs- and they need feeding as well. The main positive claimed in this proposal to regulate private companies is promotion of improved 'corporate governance' for the benefit of 'stakeholders, bankers, creditors, and suppliers'. Help in enforcing the Companies Ordinance against unspecified, and possibly non-existent, breaches is also ...




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