First COO for ACGA
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Padma Venkat as the first Chief Operating Officer of ACGA. Please see the story under "ACGA News" for further details of Padma's role within ACGA and her biography.
Asia Regional Briefing
ACGA's latest newsletter for members covering corporate governance developments in 11 Asian markets in November and December 2015 (Double Winter Issue) is available on our Premium Content page.
ACGA 2016 Conference -- Returning to Japan
Our annual conference this year will take place at the Conrad Hotel Tokyo over November 15-16, 2016. Please save these dates and check our website for programme and registration updates.
Enhanced Hong Kong ESG Reporting Guide
On December 21, 2015, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) released the conclusions of a 2015 consultation on enhancing its ESG Reporting Guide. The outcome of this exercise was largely positive: see our highlights of the main changes. See also our earlier submission to the Exchange.
Letter to FSA Japan on New Codes
In December, ACGA wrote to the Financial Services Agency in Japan on the implementation of the country's new Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes. See the story under "ACGA News" for more details.
ACGA 2015 Annual Conference: Summary Report
Our 2015 Annual Conference, the "Asian Business Dialogue on Corporate Governance 2015", took place in Malaysia over November 3-4, 2015. The event brought together more than 230 delegates from companies, institutional investors, regulators and other market participants around the region and internationally. For highlights of the keynote speeches, plenary and workshop discussions, please see our summary report under "ACGA News".