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Rethink on disclosure rules for company directors prudent

Rethink on disclosure rules for company directors prudent

In a welcome change, officials have decided to shelve a contentious law restricting public access to personal details of company directors, amid growing concerns that such a provision may have compromised press freedom and legitimate business activities.

Wednesday, 3 April, 2013, 3:29am

Standardised disclosure system urged

Regular fund reporting helps enhance investor protection.

A new study by the CFA Institute has concluded that harmonised standards for reporting the performance of investment funds are needed to enhance investor protection and rebuild trust in the retail fund market.

18 Jan 2013 - 5:27am

Hong Kong-listed firms 'not ready' for disclosure law

Partick Rozario, director and head of Risk Advisory Services of BDO Limited.

Many Hong Kong-listed companies are not ready for a new disclosure law that came into effect this month, says a corporate governance expert.

7 Jan 2013 - 4:31am

SEC hits China petro firm with fraud suit

The US Securities and Exchange Commission sues China North East Petroleum Holdings for diversion of funds.

China North East Petroleum Holdings and company executives were sued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission over claims that offering proceeds were fraudulently diverted to insiders' personal accounts.

The US government claimed in a complaint filed yesterday in Manhattan federal court that insiders made US$59 million without proper disclosures.

1 Dec 2012 - 3:07am