HKIoD upcoming training programmes

The Hong Kong Institute of Directors have announced upcoming training and credits programme in board decision making, anti- money laundering risk management, and fund raising and refinancing issues and the board related issues.

 How Boardroom Decision-Making is Affected by  the New Companies Ordinance?
Date:  Monday 16 June2014Facilitator:Dr Davy Wu, Senior lecturer, Dept. of Accountancy & Law,  Hong Kong Baptist University Time: 6:45 –8:45 pm (2 hrs)Language: English
Using recent case studies, the speaker will discuss directors’ duties from a new angle:‧ Relationship between the board and its sub-committees (eg Audit Committee)‧ Statutory duty of care, skill and diligence and core competencies of directors‧ The risk of board resolutions being challenged by the unfair prejudice remedyand statutory derivative action‧ The implications of the inspection order on board documents
 Anti-Money Laundering Risk Management 
 Date:  Tuesday 17 June2014Facilitator:Mr Allan Lee, Director of Allan Lee Professional Solutions Ltd Time: 6:45 –8:45 pm (2 hrs)Language: English
Nowadays, money laundering risk exposure is an important and hot issue.  To promote corporate governance, it is important to flag out the money laundering issue and it is essential for directors to understand money laundering risk management.  The course aims to help participants understand money laundering risk management and develop the practical knowledge of money laundering issues for effective corporate governance.Course content:‧ Money Laundering Risk‧ Money Laundering Regulations‧ Cases and Common Schemes of Money Laundering‧ Money Laundering Risk Management Measures
 Fund Raising and Refinancing 
Date:  Monday23June2014Facilitator: Mr Albert Lee, Partner, Assurance, Consumer and Industrial Products,PricewaterhouseCoopers Time:6:45 –8:45 pm (2 hrs)Language: Cantonese
‧ Alternative sources of financing ‐ Asset‐based financing (like factoring), bank loan and equity.‧ Overview for a listing ‐ general principles and listing requirements.‧ Role of Directors and key professional parties.‧ How does a company prepare its financial information for a listing?‧ How to prepare for a listing from corporate governance and internal control perspectives?‧ Additional considerations for overseas listings and H‐share listings.‧ Common accounting issues.‧ Case studies
Courses are held at HKIoD offices at 2104 Shanghai Industrial Investment Building, 48 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Visit the HKIoD  website for further details of facilitators and details  

or download the brochure here 20140513_Upcoming_Credits_Programme

or download the application form here New_Training_Registration_Form_2013_v8

Sean Rothsey is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Company Directors , a Member of the Australian Insitute of Company Directors and a member of the Finance Legal and Taxation Committee of the Australian Chamber of commerce – Hong Kong and Macau. He is a corporate member of AustCham Hong Kong and a reciprocal member of 16 chmabers throughout China and Asia.  Contact Sean for further information on [email protected]


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