What's On

Any director, shareholder or senior executive of a company should have a good understanding of the articles of association in areas such as:
- What are the duties, responsibilities and powers of directors and shareholders under the company law?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of being a director and a shareholder?
- If the job title of "Marketing Director" is printed on the business card, what are the associated legal responsibilities?
- When a company is being liquidated or deregistered, what are the shareholders' and directors' legal responsibilities?
- If there is dispute among shareholders, is it necessary to take the matter to court?

Programme Outline:
Section 1 - Director

1. Differences between Personal Director and Corporate Director
2. Is the liability and power of directors unlimited?
3. What is the "good faith" responsibility?
4. How to handle when there is a conflict of interest?
5. Termination of directors' appointment
6. Directors' duties under deregistration or winding up

Section 2 - Shareholder
1. Can minority shareholders control the company?
2. Can minority shareholders be protected? Do majority shareholders control a company fully?
3. The importance of the articles of association to shareholders
4. The role of the EGM and when it needs to be held

Who Should Attend:
Commercial proprietors, partners, directors, shareholders, general managers, managers and executives who are concerned about the companies ordinance of Hong Kong

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Dominic Chan, Certified Public Accountant
Dominic Chan graduated from the University of Nottingham in the UK. He holds membership of several professional bodies: MSCA, FCCA, AHKSA, FCIS and FCS. Dominic worked in Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu previously. He has more than 20 years of experience in advising clients on financial, tax, and corporate management matters. He is currently a Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong and the UK. He provides counsel on capital formation and financing, trade policy and trade remedies, along with other organizational matters.

Language Cantonese
Date and Time 2021/06/24 14:30 to 17:30
Venue Chamber Theatre, 22/F United Centre
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Cathy Chan
Tel: 2823 1282
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