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|14 Jul 2015||Joint training with the Shanghai Stock Exchange|
The Institute and the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) jointly organised a training programme between 14 and 17 July 2015 in Xi’an, which was attended by 220 board secretaries, directors and senior executives from A+H share and A-share companies. The event marked the fifth joint training by the Institute and SSE since the two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2011.
Institute President Dr Maurice Ngai FCIS FCS(PE) delivered a speech at the opening ceremony and shared his views on the importance and necessity of board secretary professionalisation in Mainland China.
During the training, Dr Ngai also spoke on the latest amendments to Hong Kong's Corporate Governance Code, while Institute Vice-President Dr Gao Wei FCIS FCS(PE) spoke on the ‘Shanghai–Hong Kong Stock Connect and the compliance practices of companies listed in Hong Kong’. Fan Zhipeng, Deputy Director of the Marketing Supervision Department of SSE, shared his insights on information disclosure and insider dealing control in view of the launch of the Shanghai–Hong Kong Stock Connect. Other speakers shared their views on topics including: investment and M&A activities in Europe; taxation risks in Europe; taxation due diligence investigations and taxation structures; and the SSE bond market. The presentations were followed by a group discussion session where speakers and the audience shared views on these topics.