Increasingly, government regulators hold company directors and officers accountable for their actions and, where appropriate, their inaction in relation to their corporate duties.
Mazars recognises that directors and officers of companies cannot subrogate their responsibilities in these matters. Our experience and expertise enable us to expertly advise on and assist with all corporate affairs and company secretarial responsibilities.
Our efficient handling of corporate statutory requirements allows our clients to concentrate on the growth and prosperity of their businesses.
With a team of Chartered Secretaries, we not only assist our clients to comply with various applicable mandatory requirements, but also give timely and pro-active advice on corporate planning, trust arrangements and management control.
Typical services provided:
- Entity formation and establishment in Hong Kong and other jurisdictions
- Entity maintenance and corporate ongoing compliance & secretarial matters
- Application for being approved charitable institution
- Corporate governance, corporate administration and due diligence check
- Planning and implementation of corporate reorganization programmes
- Liquidation, dissolution and cessation of business
- Work visa application
- Trust arrangements
- Process agent & escrow services
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New Requirements on Hong Kong Companies
On 24 January 2018, the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 (“Amendment Ordinance”) and the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 were endorsed by Legislative Council for the purposes of (1) increasing transparency in the beneficial ownership of Hong Kong companies and (2) extending the customer due diligence and relevant record-keeping requirements to designated non-financial businesses and professions in order to fulfill Hong Kong’s international obligations.
New Companies Ordinance in Hong Kong
In January 2006, the Rewrite of the Companies Ordinance was endorsed by Legislative Council (“LegCo”) for the purposes of modernizing the law, ensuring better regulation, enhancing corporate governance and facilitating business.