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					CCH Professional Development Masterclass Training Series

Hong Kong Company Law: Financial Legislation,
Directors Duties and Compliance Workshop

31st October 2011, 9:30 - 5:15pm, The Excelsior Hong Kong




SPEAKER                                                                                                  WHO SHOULD ATTEND


                                                                                                          In-House Legal Counsel


                                                                                                          Director's

                                                                                                          Corporate Governance
                                                                                                          managers
Judith Sihombing
Visiting Scholar                                                                                          General Counsel
Law School of the Chinese
University of Hong Kong
                                                                                                          Commercial Lawyers

KEY BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
                                                                                                          Lawyers

   Legislation including recent and pending amendment to the Companies Ordinance, Arbitration
                                                                                                          Legal Managers
   Ordinance, and Securities and Futures Ordinance The Companies (Corporate Rescue) Bill

   Directors and their roles – duties – powers – offences                                                 General Managers

   Compliance – various legislation                                                                       Compliance directors

   Corporate Governance and the listed company
                                                                                                          Accountants
DETAILS INCLUDE
                                                                                                          CEO's
Companies                                          Listing
   Types                                             Listing
                                                     • Why?
   Look-alikes
   • New developments in partnerships?               The listing rules
                                                     • Codes, guidelines, etc                            Full day training at
   The HK family company
                                                     Corporate governance                                The Excelsior
   The non-HK company
                                                                                                         Hong Kong
                                                     Due diligence
   Foreign corporations
                                                     Listing rules                                       Book now to secure seat
   Defunct and dormant companies
                                                     Notifiable and connected transactions               $3150 for CCH Member
   Public-private partnerships
                                                     Privatization
   Incorporation                                                                                         $3655 for Non-Member
                                                     • Why?
   • Electronically
                                                                                                         After 24th October
   • names                                           Proposed amendments
                                                                                                         $4300 for non member
Directors                                          Benefits from the workshop will include
   Identification of types of Directors [Ds] and     Reviewing the legislation for all types of          CCH Executive members
   officers [Os]                                     companies                                           receive 20% discount Call
   • The "directing mind and will"                                                                       2865 2001 to join
                                                     Understanding the various duties and liability of
   • HKSAR v Lor Wai Por. [2009]
                                                     Ds and Os
   • Stone & Rolls v Moore Stephens [2009]
  HL                                                   Reviewing the role of the company in light of
                                                       the Ds and Os Understanding the legal
  "Quasi-trustee/agent"
                                                       implications of the legislation and subordinate
  Delegation                                           legislation
  • Thanakharn Kasikorn v Akai Holdings Ltd
                                                       Reviewing the penalties, and the manner in
  [2009], CFA
                                                       which the company is affected by breach by
  Obligations to the company                           Ds and Os
  • To creditors?
                                                       Understanding recent financial and corporate
  Non-executive directors                              legislation, proposals, and explanatory papers




Duties of Directors – and liabilities – and powers Breaches                Administration duties – financial responsibilities including
and offences
                                                                           Administrative
  Directors and officers
                                                                           • Conduct and calling of meetings
  • Fiduciary
                                                                            - Re Asiafair International Ltd [2011]
  • Statutory
                                                                           • Observance of the AA
  • Common law
                                                                           • Resolutions
  Consequences of non-compliance                                           • Statutory administration

  Offences etc                                                             Financial responsibilities
  • Moulin Global Eyecare (In Liq) v Commissioner of Inland                • Capital maintenance
  Revenue [2011]                                                           • Financial reporting
                                                                           • Dividends
  Penalties
                                                                           • Financial assistance and loans to directors
  • Legislation – subsidiary legislation – rules etc
   - Eg Parts XIII and XIV of the SFO                                      Breach of duties
  • Civil                                                                  • Who can sue
  • Criminal                                                                - Statutory derivative
                                                                            - Foss v Harbottle
  Other consequences
                                                                           • Unfair prejudice
  • Statutory derivative action
                                                                           • Injunctions
   - Hotung v Ho Kuen Ki (No 4) [2011]
  •"Cold shoulder"
  • Disqualification
  • Foss v Harbottle




SPEAKER PROFILE


Judith Sihombing, Visiting Scholar, Law School of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Judith Sihombing, Visiting Scholar, Law School of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Ms. Judith Sihombing was formerly an Associate
Professor in law at the University of Hong Kong . She combines 25 years of academic experience with 5 years practice in commercial law,
conveyancing and family law when admitted to practice as a solicitor in Victoria . On leaving the University, Judith returned to the practice of
the law as the Training and Professional Support Manager at Simmons & Simmons, Solicitors, Hong Kong. She is now a Visiting Scholar at
the Law School of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.




TERMS & CONDITIONS


Registration and Payment
Reservations may be made by fax/email. Payment must reach us before the event. Cancellation and Substitution Policy A substitute
delegate is welcome at any time and no extra charge if you are unable to attend. Full payment will be imposed if cancellation is made within
7 days of the event date. This also applies to no show on the day of event. All notices of cancellations or replacements must be made in
writing and acknowledged by CCH Hong Kong via email or fax.

Programme Changes
CCH reserves the right to amend or cancel the event due to unforeseen circumstances. CCH Executive Events is the seminar and
conference arm of CCH Asia. We offer opportunities for our delegates to receive business critical information and timely insight and analysis
from our expert presenters. Our events also provide a platform for discussion to allow delegates to explore the intricacies of the information
presented while interacting and exchanging news and experiences with their peers. Our programmes are conducted by industry practitioners
and academics who are able to provide participants a well-balanced blend of theoretical fundamentals and practical applications.

The Organiser
CCH Executive Events is the seminar and conference arm of CCH Asia. We offer opportunities for our delegates to receive business critical
information and timely insight and analysis from our expert presenters. Our events also provide a platform for discussion to allow delegates
to explore the intricacies of the information presented while interacting and exchanging news and experiences with their peers. Our
programmes are conducted by industry practitioners and academics who are able to provide participants a well-balanced blend of theoretical
fundamentals and practical applications.




REGISTRATION FORM


Hong Kong Company Law: Financial legislation, directors Duties and Compliance Workshop

To Register, Simply Fax Back To +852 2521 7874 or e-mail to jason.sinclair@cch.com.hk
or Mail to: CCH Hong Kong Limited, Room 1608, 16/F, Harcourt House, 39 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, H.K.




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