Guidelines for Directors


Guidelines for Directors (4th edition) is a desk-top and easy-to-carry reference book for both practising directors and newly appointed directors.  The 4th edition includes the latest legal and regulatory updates, particularly the Companies Ordinance (Cap 622) effective commencing 3 March 2014.  Issues addressed in the Guidelines include:-
  • The board, the company, general meeting and management; the functions of directors and how the board operates.
  • Directors’ legal status, powers and duties; conflicts and declaration of interest; disclosure, reporting and accounting, etc; how to perform duties.
  • The directors as an individual: eligibility; appointment, removal, disqualification; remuneration and compensation.

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Disclaimer
The Guidelines contain general information only and are based on experiences and research of The Hong Kong Institute of Directors. The Institute is not, by means of the Guidelines, rendering business, financial, investment, or other professional advices or services, nor should the Guidelines be used as a sole basis for any decision or action that may affect your business. Before making any decision or taking any action that may affect your business, you should consult a qualified professional adviser. The Hong Kong Institute of Directors shall not be responsible for any loss sustained by any person who relies on this publication.

FOREWORD AND PREFACE

PART I - THE COMPANY AND ITS BOARD

PART II - DIRECTORS' LEGAL STATUS, POWERS AND DUTIES

PART III - THE DIRECTORS AS AN INDIVIDUAL

APPENDIX- "THE NEW COMPANIES ORDINANCE (CAP 622): MAJOR INITIATIVES" BY THE COMPANIES REGISTRY

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