Featured / Governance

Board Portal Software Review

I wrote an article for Listco.hk in September last year about how to run successful board meetings. In it I stressed the importance of preparing good materials for directors to review. Since then I’ve received a number of questions about how best to do this.

Badly prepared meeting packs and presentations frustrate board members and can sabotage …

Featured / Performance and Skills

Discovering the Return on Investment for Training

It’s a hot topic at every Human Resources conference, training seminar and networking function. For years we have been trying to find out where the measurements for demonstrating a Return on Investment (ROI) lie and how this can be proved upfront and reinforced on completion of training programmes.

However we need to ask ourselves what exactly …

Featured / Governance

Recommendations for Running Successful Board Meetings

Board meetings are great levelers. They are a reminder that no matter how big a business gets there will always be a board to answer to, to convince, to manage. And that’s not a bad thing. In fact it’s an incredibly valuable thing if approached positively and wisely. But running good board meetings is a …

Featured / Listing Rules

Extended HKEx Trading Hours

Effective Monday July 25th, 2016, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange will launch a new Closing Auction Session (CAS). With the introduction of CAS, the market closing time will be extended from 4:00pm to 4:10pm. In the event of a half trading day, trading will be extended from 12:00 pm to 12:10 pm. The trading hours under the …