Corporate Governance and Directors' Duties

CPD point accredited: 1 Point

Overview

This course discusses the duties and obligations of directors as established by statute, listing rules and common law.  The duties are explored in depth through significant case law, including proceedings involving the Itacho sushi restaurant.

The course also examines the updated  corporate governance code.

The course includes animations, useful links to important cases, listing rules and ordinance, and an evaluation form.

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Learning Outcome

  • Understand the Corporate Governance Code
  • Understand the importance of directors avoiding conflicts of interest and to act in the best interests of the company
  • Interpret the Court of Final Appeal case, Poon Ka Man Jason v Cheng Wai Tao (2016) 19 HKCFAR 144 which addressed the scope of a director’s fiduciary duty to a company
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