HKICS ACRU 2017 │ Friday, 2 June 2017 │ 7 ECPD points

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) once again brings you prominent speakers from the regulatory bodies in Hong Kong at its 18th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU) 2017.

Why should I attend?

This annual signature event of HKICS will provide first-hand knowledge of the latest corporate and regulatory developments, and emerging trends from leading regulatory bodies. It aims to gear up senior management the knowledge and insight into the latest regulatory requirements and trends. It also provides the opportunity to network with other governance professionals and share knowledge and experience.

Register now to get your seat at this important and popular governance conference!

Who should attend?

  • Company secretaries
  • Directors and INEDs
  • Senior management and officers
  • Legal and accounting practitioners
  • Governance professionals

Event details

Time: Morning session from 8.50am–12.50pm
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)
Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)
Afternoon session from 2.20pm–6.20pm
Companies Registry (CR)
Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD)
Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
HKICS(7 ECPD points, 3.5ECPD points per Session)
The Law Society of Hong Kong (7 CPD points, 3.5 CPD points per Session)
Language: English
Venue: Hall 5G
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Wan Chai, Hong Kong
(Please use the Harbour Road entrance)
Programme Session ECPD / CPD#
Fee for member *
Fee for others
HKEX Morning 3.5 $890 $1,030
CR Afternoon 3.5 $890 $1,030
Full Day 7 $1,500 $1,780
# Accreditations: HKICS (7 ECPD points, 3.5 ECPD points per Session);
                           The Law Society of Hong Kong (7 CPD points, 3.5 CPD points per Session)

* Fee for member of HKICS and supporting organisations
Enquiry: Please call 2830 6011 or 2830 6069 or email to .


Programme Speakers
Morning session
Welcoming Address Mr Ivan Tam FCIS FCS
President, HKICS
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)
Update on regulation of listed issuers
Mr Kenneth Chan
Senior Vice President, Compliance and Monitoring, Listing, HKEX

Ms Stephanie Lau
Senior Vice President, Compliance and Monitoring, Listing, HKEX
How company secretaries can support directors Ms Katherine Ng
Senior Vice President, Head of Policy, Listing, HKEX
Updated listing enforcement strategy Mr Stephen Jamieson
Senior Vice President, Head of Enforcement, Listing, HKEX
Coffee Break
Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)
Developments in SFC enforcement
Mr Eugène Goyne
Senior Director, Enforcement, SFC
Updates in takeovers regulations in Hong Kong Ms Zarina Curreem
Director, Corporate Finance, SFC
Recent developments regarding the obligations of directors of listed companies Mr Mike Knight
Director, Corporate Finance, SFC
Afternoon session
Presentation of souvenirs to sponsors
Companies Registry (CR)
Regulation of trust or company service providers in Hong Kong
Ms Ellen Chan
Deputy Principal Solicitor, CR
Enhancing transparency of beneficial ownership of Hong Kong companies Mr Francis Mok
Senior Solicitor, CR
An update on electronic services of the companies registry Miss Wendy Ma
Deputy Registry Manager (Development), CR
Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD)
Personal data protection and data governance - points to note for senior management
Professor Stephen Kai-yi Wong
Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, PCPD
Coffee Break
Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
INED empowerment and bank culture
Mr Trevor Keen
Head, Financial Market Infrastructure Oversight and Licensing, HKMA

Ms Sarah Kwok
Head, Banking Conduct, HKMA

Sponsors & Supporting Organisations


Companies Registry
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
Securities and Futures Commission

Platinum sponsor

Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Gold sponsor


Silver sponsors

BDO Limited
Boardroom Corporate Services (HK) Limited
CLP Holdings Limited
Companies Registry
Intertrust Hong Kong
Nasdaq Corporate Solutions
ONC Lawyers
Shun Tak Holdings Limited
SW Corporate Services Group Limited
TMF Hong Kong Limited
Tricor Services Limited
Yuexiu Real Estate Investment Trust (managed by Yuexiu REIT Asset Management Limited)

Supporting Organisations

ACCA Hong Kong
Asian Corporate Governance Association
Association of China-Appointed Attesting Officers Limited
Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Business Environment Council
CPA Australia
CPA Canada Hong Kong Chapter
Federation of Hong Kong Industries
Hong Kong Bar Association
Hong Kong Business Ethics Development Centre
Hong Kong Dental Association Limited
Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators
Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Hong Kong Institute of Marketing
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Hong Kong Investor Relations Association
Hong Kong Professionals And Senior Executives Association
Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute
The Association of Hong Kong Accountants
The Association of International Accountants – Hong Kong Branch
The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies
The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Independent Non-Executive Director Association
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors
The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects
The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
The Hong Kong Trustees' Association Limited
The Law Society of Hong Kong
The Society of Chinese Accountants & Auditors
The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong


The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries