Updates on Companies Ordinance and the latest development

2019-10-15

All HKBAA members are welcome to join.
 
Date:      15 October 2019 (Tuesday)
 
Time:  6:30pm - 7:00pm (Registration and Networking)
              7:00pm - 8:30pm (Seminar Time) (CPD: 1.5)
 
Venue: 2/F, Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
 
Language: Cantonese

Speaker : Ms Ada Chung, JP, Registrar of Companies, Companies Registry
                  Mrs Karen Ho, Consultant (Company Law), Companies Registry
                   
Quota: 100
 
Fee: Free for HKBAA Members ($50 for Non-members)
 
Content:
 
1)   Major amendments introduced by the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018   
      • Updating the accounting-related provisions 
      • Expanding the types of companies eligible for reporting exemption 
      • Providing for or clarifying various miscellaneous requirements regulating HK and non-Hong Kong companies
 
2)   New Initiatives on Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Terrorist Financing   
      • Keeping of Significant Controllers Registers by Companies 
      • Licensing Regime for Trust or Company Service Providers 
 
Speaker’s Bio
 
Ms Ada Chung, JP
Registrar of Companies, Companies Registry
 
Ms Ada Chung is qualified as a barrister-at-law and a Certified Public Accountant.  She was appointed as the Registrar of Companies in August 2007.  As the Registrar of Companies, she was heavily involved in the rewrite of the Companies Ordinance.  Ada spearheaded the implementation of the new Companies Ordinance, the introduction of electronic company incorporation and electronic filing of company information in Hong Kong and, more recently, the implementation of the new anti-money laundering initiatives relating to the transparency of corporate beneficial ownership and a licensing regime for trust or company service providers.  As a representative of the Financial Secretary, Ada is an ex-officio council member of the HKICPA.  She also sits on the Financial Reporting Council.
 
Mrs Karen Ho
Consultant (Company Law), Companies Registry
 
Formerly the Deputy Principal Solicitor (Company Law Reform) of the Companies Registry, Mrs Karen Ho is now a Consultant in Company Law.  Her main duty is to review and assist in any legislative amendments of the Companies Ordinance.
 
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