The Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 was passed by the Legislative Council on 24 January 2018 and will come into operation on 1 March 2018. All local companies (except those have shares listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong) are required to maintain a significant controllers register.
Reference materials issued by the Companies Registry related to the new legal obligations are now available:
- “Guideline on the Keeping of Significant Controllers Register by Companies”
- “Brief Notes on Resolutions, Meetings, Company Records and Registers for Companies Limited by Guarantee”
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
Targets: Board and committee members (top priority), companies 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).