(S4) (Live Presentation and Webinar) (RME Elective) Risk Management: Corporate Governance and Internal Control– Advising the HK Director

Date:      21 June 2023 (Wednesday)  Time: 2pm to 5:45pm   Language: English         Level: Advanced

Speaker: Judith Sihombing, Adjunct Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Lawyer/Trainee Solicitor/Foreign Lawyer  Other Professionals’ Elective RME &CPD Points:4  

Fee: HK$2,350

Highlights : This Seminar has lecture, case studies and group discussions to assist attendees to digest all the concepts, techniques and skills in their real life management needs. Attendees are advised to bring with his/her legal firm’s practical risk management experience in the class group discussion. We shall discuss and analyse:
–     Definitions of Risk Management;

–     Internal Control, Risk Management and Corporate Governance
–     An update on the December 2014 HKEx Consultation Conclusions on Risk Management and Internal Controls
–     The main changes to the Corporate Governance Code and Corporate Governance Report;

–     Scope and elements of internal control framework;

–     Fundamentals of good internal control and risk management;

–     Corporate Governance framework;

–     Role of Sole Proprietors or Partners in corporate governance and risk management;

–     Best practices in corporate governance;

–     Case studies & group discussion

Remark: All eligible lawyers including partners, sole proprietor, consultants, assistant solicitors, foreign lawyers and trainees should take at least 3 Elective RME points each year. All solicitors can have 4 CPD points per seminar. However, we will give the priority to all eligible solicitors in obtaining elective RME points and CPD points.

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Judith Sihombing
(LLB (Melb) and LLM (Malaya), Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and of the High Court of Australia) formerly Associate Profession, Faculty of Law University of Hong Kong, then PSL and Training Manager at Simmons & Simmons (HK office).