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  1. Balancing the work-life ledger

    Posted Jul 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Professionals are being offered flexible hours with all the usual benefits, writes Chris Davis AS THE TOPIC of how to create a better work-life balance attracts greater attention in both the public and private sectors, one professional services firm has already started to offer its employees the chance to work flexible working hours and accept assignments on a project-by-project ...

  2. HK and mainland bodies work together

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ajay Shamdasan In 2004, four years after the establishment of the IFPHK, the Financial Planning and Standards Board (FPSB) of China was created to provide financial planning advice to mainlanders. According to IFPHK chief executive Angeline Chin, although the two bodies are standalone entities, they do share common standards issued by the main FPSB in Denver in the United States. ...

  3. Author finds HSBC exec will work for a song

    Posted Jul 19th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... it wasn't a fable about banking fees- after all, it was only an hour-long session- but rather a tale about ballroom dancing and harmonica playing. In the reading chair was head of information ... and elevate English standards at a young age.' It was the sixth such event so far, and Reading & Me with HSBC will be back in September. Further details will be available in August ...

  4. Time to restore common sense, realism and ethical standards

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... However, an essential part of setting things right is to restore common sense, realism and ethical standards. That entails extra regulation where necessary and, as importantly, ensuring ... a priority for a programme designed specifically for fast-rising professionals who work in disciplines like private banking, asset finance, derivatives trading and risk management. 'Course ...

  5. Exchanges need to work in tandem

    Posted May 01st 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... markets. This prompted the Hong Kong exchange to consider a new rule requiring dual-listed companies that have their A shares suspended from trading to inform the HKEx by 9am- an hour before ... while Hong Kong has no such rules; and Hong Kong has fully complied with the International Accounting Standards while mainland-listed companies, which have followed such rules from the beginning ...

  6. Move to raise standards of tax advisers

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... and quality standards to the unregulated profession. The move by the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong underpins the need to benchmark tax professionals with international standards with a new certified ... professionals, who must be members of the institute, are required to pass the examination and have at least three years of relevant work experience. To keep the designation, they are required ...

  7. Lessons of crisis reflected in standards

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... towards a global liquidity standard. 'The main aim of the conference is to disseminate the latest information, so that participants can be ahead of the curve,' says Lam, who has worked ... professionals cannot ignore. Lam says the measures announced in September focus on strengthening global capital standards. They call for a stronger definition of capital, higher minimum requirements ...

  8. Overstretched brokers to protest at longer trading hours- again

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... extended trading hours set to begin in March. The Hong Kong stock exchange this March had already extended trading hours by 60 minutes, opening the market 30 minutes earlier and cutting the lunch break from two to 11/2 hours. Now the exchange wants to reduce the lunch break another 30 minutes, starting in March. Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chief executive Charles Li Xiaojia ...

  9. Setting ethical standards

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Eileen Lian

    ... Eileen Lian Ethical standards are becoming just as important to employers in the investment sector as competency in key areas. 'In order to stay competitive, investment professionals have to uphold ethical and professional standards, and provide clients with relevant, professional and credible advice,' says Ashvin Vibhakar, managing director of Asia-Pacific operations ...

  10. Futures market mulls longer trading hours

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... 90 futures brokers are now working in the evening to offer trading of European and US futures during London and New York business hours. This represents almost half of the HKEx's 183 ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com After already losing their leisurely long lunches, futures brokers may have to make do with a sandwich for dinner if plans to extend trading hours in line ...




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