A man stops next to an electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index on May 4, 2020. Photo: AP A man stops next to an electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index on May 4, 2020. Photo: AP
A man stops next to an electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index on May 4, 2020. Photo: AP
Jane Moir
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Jane Moir and Jamie Allen

Unlike Singapore, Hong Kong corporate governance is still stuck in a loop

  • Board independence remains questionable, women are in the minority among listed company directors and legal remedies for minority shareholders are still lacking
  • Yet, with the likes of Singapore closing the gap, Hong Kong needs to be a better-quality market where investor concerns, rather than vested interests, drive reform

A man stops next to an electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index on May 4, 2020. Photo: AP A man stops next to an electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index on May 4, 2020. Photo: AP
A man stops next to an electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index on May 4, 2020. Photo: AP
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Jane Moir

Jane Moir

Jane Moir is research director, Hong Kong, at the Asian Corporate Governance Association.

Jamie Allen

Jamie Allen

Jamie Allen is secretary general at the Asian Corporate Governance Association.