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Seminar on “New Requirements of the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018”

Others – Seminar      2018/02/27

To enhance transparency of corporate beneficial ownership in order to fulfil Hong Kong’s international obligations, the Legislative Council has passed the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 which requires all local companies (except those have shares listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong) to maintain a significant controllers register. 

The amended ordinance will come into operation on 1 March 2018. At this seminar, representatives of the Companies Registry will brief responsible persons of NGOs incorporated as companies in Hong Kong on how to comply with the new requirements and obligations of the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018. Details as follows:

Date: 27 February 2018 (Tuesday) 
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Venue: Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai

Target participants: Board and committee members (top priority), company secretaries, agency heads and senior management of HKCSS Agency Members incorporated as companies

Language: Cantonese (materials in English)

Interested parties please register online on or before 20 February 2018 (Tuesday). Successful registrants will be notified by email by 23 February 2018 (Friday).

For enquiries relating to the Amendment Ordinance, a dedicated hotline 3142 2822 has been set up by the Companies Registry. Email enquiries can be sent to [email protected]

For other enquiries relating to the seminar, please contact the NGO Governance Platform Project team at 2922 9255.