9 June 2022 Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU 2022)

Apr 22, 2022

The 23rd Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU 2022) organized byThe Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute will be held online on Thursday, 9 June 2022. AWAHK is a supporting organization to this event. The early bird discount is available until 30 April 2022.

This year, there will be a number of speakers from the regulatory bodies in Hong Kong. In the morning session, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. will cover (1) regulatory updates and guidance on post-listing compliance matters, (2) review on issuers’ financial statement disclosures under accounting standards, (3) internal controls and directors’ continuing oversight, and (4) preview of upcoming HKEX initiatives on ESG and climate change.

The Securities and Futures Commission will provide updates on (1) recent breaches of the Takeovers Code, (2) IPO related conduct, (3) SFC’s enforcement frameworks in relation to listed companies, and (4) new Code of Conduct requirements on book building and placing activities.

The afternoon session will begin with an overview from the Companies Registry about phase two of the new inspection regime. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong will then speak on compliance with personal data privacy regulations. Finally, The Hong Kong Business Ethics Development Centre, ICAC will elaborate on the latest development of anti-corruption and ethical governance.

Date: Thursday 9 June 2022 Time: 9.15am – 5.45pm Format: Online Language: English CPD: HKCGI: 6 ECPD points , The Law Society of Hong Kong: TBC

REGISTER NOW or visit Website for the programme rundown and more information about ACRU 2022.

For enquiries, please contact HKCGI at 2881 6177 or email cpd@hkcgi.org.hk or contact AWAHK at 6229 9628.