The Hong Kong Company Secretary's Handbook: Practice and Procedure (10th edition)

The Hong Kong Company Secretary's Handbook: Practice and Procedure (10th edition)
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The Hong Kong Company Secretary's Handbook: Practice and Procedure (10th edition) by Cheng Po Wah; Sum Heung Suet, Anna; Yuen Kam Tim, Francis, published by Pearson

This 10th edition of The Hong Kong Company Secretary’s Handbook provides a comprehensive guide to company secretarial procedures in Hong Kong. It is written for practicing company secretaries, corporate lawyers, and students taking examinations in company law and company secretarial practice.


This edition includes substantial updates to the chapters on:

  • Formation of a Company
  • Share Capital and Financial Assistance for Purchase of Shares
  • Methods of Raising Share Capital
  • Alternation of Share Capital and Variation of Class Rights
  • Company Meetings
  • Company Directors
  • Auditors
  • Registration of Charges
  • Notifiable Transactions and Connected Transactions
  • Company Accounts, Directors’ Report, and Business Review
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Redemption of Redeemable Shares and Share Buy0back
  • Reduction of Share Capital
  • Schemes of Arrangement
  • Takeovers and Mergers, and Amalgamation of Group Companies
  • Non-Hong Kong Companies
  • British Virgin Islands Business Companies – Companies Limited by Shares
  • PRC Companies
  • Listing of Securities on the Singapore Exchange – Catalist Board
  • Corporate Governance Matters
  • Cayman Island Companies – Exempted Companies

To facilitate understanding and drafting of notices, announcements, circulars, etc., for companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, a new Appendix 5 has been added. It contains useful information and reference to sample documents available on the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited website that are arranged by chapter and topic.

The book features checklists of procedures encountered in practice, sample documents, and a list of prescribed forms in appendices. The step-by-step guide is an invaluable reference source for the busy company secretary and corporate lawyer.

  1. Introduction
  2. Formation of a Company
  3. Post-incorporation Formalities
  4. Share Capital and Financial Assistance for Purchase of Shares
  5. Methods of Raising Share Capital
  6. Partly Paid Shares
  7. Alteration of Share Capital and Variation of Class Rights
  8. Company Meetings
  9. Company Directors
  10. Company Secretary
  11. Auditors
  12. Change of Company’s Name, Objects Clauses, Articles of Association, and Registered Office
  13. Bank Accounts
  14. Common Seals, Securities Seal, and Official Seal
  15. Transfer of Shares
  16. Transmission of Shares
  17. Share Certificates
  18. Registration of Documents
  19. Loan Capital / Debentures
  20. Registration of Charges
  21. Notifiable Transactions and Connected Transactions
  22. Securities and Futures Ordinance – Part XV: Disclosure of Interests
  23. Dividends
  24. Company Accounts, Directors’ Reports, and Business Reviews
  25. Annual General Meeting
  26. Redemption of Redeemable Shares and Share Buy-back
  27. Reduction of Share Capital
  28. Schemes of Arrangement
  29. Takeovers and Mergers, and Amalgamation of Group Companies
  30. Dissolution of a Company
  31. Non-Hong Kong Companies
  32. Liberian Companies
  33. Panamanian Companies
  34. British Virgin Islands Business Companies – Companies Limited by Shares
  35. Bermuda Companies – Exempted Companies
  36. PRC Companies
  37. Listing of Securities on the Singapore Stock Exchange – Catalist Board
  38. Corporate Governance Matters
  39. Listing of Securities on the Growth Enterprise Market / Second Board of the Stock Exchange
  40. Cayman Islands Companies – Exempted Companies

  41. Appendices

  42. Company Secretary’s Checklist for Holding a Board Meeting
  43. Company Secretary’s Checklist for Holding and Annual General Meeting of a Listed Company
  44. Sample Documents
  45. List of Prescribed Forms
  46. Useful Information Available on the Website of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  47.  

    Index