ACRU 2020
June 5, 2020
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Date:Friday 5 June 2020
Time:9.25am – 5.45pm
Venue:Online. No physical attendance is required.

Morning session ECPD = 3 hours
9.25am – 9.30am
Welcoming address
 Ms Gillian Meller FCIS FCS
President, HKICS; Legal and European Business Director, MTR Corporation Ltd
9.30am – 11.00am
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX)

Where can issuers improve on market disclosure?

 Mr Kenneth Chan
Senior Vice President, Listed Issuer Regulation, Listing Division, HKEX

Sharing of insights from the Financial Statements Review Program (31 Jan 2020)

 Mr Steve Ong
Head of Accounting Affairs, Listing Division, HKEX

Update on enforcement trends, themes and policy

 Mr Jon Witts
Head of Enforcement, Listing Division, HKEX

Are you ready for new ESG requirements?

 Ms Katherine Ng
Chief Operating Officer and Head of Policy and Secretariat Services, Listing Division, HKEX


 Ms Edith Shih FCG(CS, CGP) FCS(CS, CGP)(PE)
International President, The Chartered Governance Institute and Past President, HKICS; Executive Director and Company Secretary, CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd
11.00am – 11.15am
COVID-19 & Beyond – Sponsored sharing#
11.15am – 12.15pm
Practitioners Sharing Session – SFC related

SFC means business – enforcement & regulatory investigations

 Ms Jill Wong
Partner, Howse Williams
 Ms Alva Lee
Head of Internal Audit & Risk Compliance Services,
Hong Kong, KPMG China


 Ms Gillian Meller FCIS FCS
President, HKICS; Legal and European Business Director, MTR Corporation Ltd
12.15pm – 12.45pm
Practitioners Sharing Session – HKEX related

ESG/Climate Change – is this just about doing good?

 Ms Flora Wang
Director, Sustainable Investing, Fidelity International


 Mr David Simmonds FCIS FCS
Vice-President and Chairman, Membership Committee, HKICS; Group General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer and Company Secretary, CLP Holdings Ltd
Afternoon session ECPD = 3 hours
2.15pm – 2.30pm
Acknowledgement of conference sponsors
2.30pm – 3.45pm
Companies Registry (CR)

Licensing regime and anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing requirements for trust or company service providers

 Ms Christy Yiu
Senior Solicitor (Trust and Company Service Providers), CR
 Mr Roger Wong
Deputy Registry Manager (Trust and Company Service Providers), CR

An update on electronic services of the Companies Registry

 Miss Wendy Ma
Registry Manager (Trust and Company Service Providers), CR


 Ms Loretta Chan FCIS FCS
Council Member and Chairman, Professional Development Committee, HKICS; Partner, Tax - Corporate Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd
3.45pm – 4.00pm
COVID-19 & Beyond – Sponsored sharing#
4.00pm – 5.00pm
Hong Kong Business Ethics Development Centre, ICAC (HKBEDC, ICAC)

Anti-Corruption and Ethical Governance

 Ms Anna Lam
Executive Director (Acting), Hong Kong Business Ethics Development Centre, ICAC


 Mr Ernest Lee FCIS FCS(PE)
Treasurer, HKICS; Technical Partner, Deloitte China
5.00pm – 5.45pm
Practitioners Sharing Session - AML/TCSP related

AML/CFT – why do we have to do so much?

 Mr Jeremy Birch
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
 Ms Katherine Chiu FCIS FCS
Managing Director – Trust & Corporate Services,
Sino Corporate Services Ltd


 Mrs Natalia Seng FCIS FCS(PE)
Past President and Council Member, HKICS; Senior Advisor, Tricor Services Ltd

* HKICS reserves the right to change the programme, listed presenter(s) and time if necessary

# No ECPD awarded. All views are those of the sponsors/interviewees and no attribution should be made to the Institute.

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