Performance and Skills

It’s all in the Strategic Planning

Getting everyone into a room and asking them to be creative and work out ideas on how to drive the business is no easy task. You can’t force people to be creative and it’s extremely difficult to switch on your idea generator, just because a brainstorming session has been organised. In fact your strategic planning …

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 …

Performance and Skills

Healthy Business Travel

Hong Kong equals transience. Whether it’s business, holiday or returning to our home countries many of us find ourselves in and out on a regular basis. Travel takes a toll on our health, even when it is for pleasure, but the good news is there are a few steps we can take to stay healthier …


Listing Rules

Changes to HKEx Announcements Publication Window

The HKex has announced that, effective 25 July 2016, the trading window for filing announcements and notices on the website of the HKEx will be changed. On normal business days, the afternoon window will now open at 4:30pm instead of 4:15pm. On the eves of Christmas, New Year and Lunar New Year when there is …

Business / News

What is the ITB and what does it mean for business in Hong Kong?

In his 2016 Policy Address, the Chief Executive dedicated a chapter to innovation and technology in Hong Kong.  Clearly an area of focus and concern for his administration.

The Innovation and Technology Bureau (“ITB” or the “Bureau“) aims to develop Hong Kong into a knowledge-based economy and an innovation hub for technology and its application in …

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