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 …

Business / Business Law

Top 10 Ten Risks for the Board

Top 10 Risks Facing Directors

These are the top ten risks directors of company boards should be aware of. Customers ask about these risks most often and what our recommendations are for mitigating them.

Compliance / Governance

Exchange Reminds Listed Issuers about Corporate Disclosures

In the run-up to the new year and the beginning of the reporting season for the majority of listed companies in Hong Kong (including this author’s company), the stock exchange issued a reminder today regarding corporate disclosures in annual reports.  David Graham, the Chief Regulatory Officer and Head of Listing commented:

As we approach the reporting season for …

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 …