Submission to LegCo – Disclosure of director details on the Companies Register

On 12 May 2021, ACGA submitted a letter to the Hong Kong Government urging it to withdraw its controversial proposal to withhold from public inspection the residential addresses and HKID of directors on the Companies Register, and conduct a thorough public consultation. The proposal creates a new loophole where company directors will be able to shield corporate interests from the public eye simply by engaging in creative name play.