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|16 Jul 2015||HKICS president makes official visit to Beijing|
On 16 July 2015, a delegation led by HKICS President Dr Maurice Ngai FCIS FCS(PE) visited the Ministry of Finance (MoF), China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and China Association for Public Companies (CAPCO) in Beijing. Other delegates were Institute Vice-President Dr Gao Wei FCIS FCS(PE), Vice-President Ivan Tam FCIS FCS, Treasurer Bernard Wu FCIS FCS, Council member Dr Eva Chan FCIS FCS(PE), Chief Executive Samantha Suen FCIS FCS(PE) and Chief Representative of the Beijing Representative Office Kenneth Jiang FCIS FCS(PE).
The delegation visited CSRC Vice-President Liu Xinhua and other officials. The HKICS delegates gave an update on the Institute’s latest developments in Mainland China, Hong Kong and internationally. The two parties exchanged views on recent reforms of the Mainland capital markets and the professionalisation of the board secretarial role in the Mainland. At the meeting with the Deputy Director-General of the Accounting Department of MoF, Ouyang Zongshu, and other officials, HKICS delegates discussed and shared views on the practice and regulation of internal control and risk management in Hong Kong and the Mainland.
The HKICS delegates also visited CAPCO where they had a meeting with Executive Vice-President Yao Feng and other officials. The two parties agreed to strengthen and consolidate mutual collaboration in the areas of corporate governance research, training, professional knowledge and resource sharing, and signed a memorandum of understanding.
The visit concluded with a dinner gathering attended by 32 board secretaries and officials from CAPCO, the Beijing Representative Office of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd, the Insurance Association of China, MoF and the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.
The Institute would like to thank the officials from MoF, CSRC and CAPCO for sharing their valuable views with the HKICS delegates during the visit, as well as the officials and board secretaries who attended the dinner gathering.