NEW INSPECTION REGIME FOR THE COMPANIES REGISTER

The Government gazetted updates to the Companies Ordinance introducing the new address inspection regime for the Companies Register. In addition to this, the new subsidiary legislation will be launched in 3 phases. Correspondence Address Replace Residential Address The subsidiary legislations stipulate that the Companies Registry (CR)’s Companies Register is to make available for public inspection. Hence, …

COMPANY REGISTRY REQUIREMENT ON PAPER STANDARD WHEN FILING HARDCOPIES OF DOCUMENT

Even though e-Registry or electronic submission became prevailing trend. Still some people will file hardcopies of document to Company Registry. If you are one of those, you should keep an eye on the paper standard and requirement.  What is the Paper Standard and Requirement? Plain, white, medium weight A4 paper with matt surface. That is, …

4 MAIN REGISTERS AT THE HONG KONG COMPANY REGISTRY

What are the 4 Main Registers for a Hong Kong Limited Company?  There are 4 main registers: Register of Director(s), Register of Company Secretary, Register of Members and Register of Significant Controllers.  Under the New Companies Ordinance in Hong Kong requires limited liability companies to have a designated Company Secretary. You must to inform the …

MATERNITY LEAVE REIMBURSEMENT SCHEME IN HONG KONG

What is the Reimbursement of Maternity Leave Pay (RMLP) Scheme? The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (“Amendment Ordinance”) took effect on 11 December 2020. The Amendment Ordinance increases the maternity leave (“ML”) under the Employment Ordinance (“EO”) (Cap. 57) from 10 weeks to 14 weeks.  Other then the first 10 weeks maternity leave pay (“MLP”), the …