According to Section 154 of Hong Kong Company Ordinance, every company must appoint a Company Secretary. Along with this article, you can see the importance of a company secretary for every Limited Companies in Hong Kong. In fact, many of the Limited Companies do not know if they have hired a QUALIFIED professional company secretary to help handle documents and work with Company registry on their behalf.
Owing to the change of name of “The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators” to “The Chartered Governance Institute”. To clarify, the Company Registry have an updated information related PROFESSIONAL COMPANY SECRETARY listed in details.
A professional company secretary practicing in Hong Kong means a member of Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) and The Chartered Governance Institute (CGI). Company secretary must be holding the professional designations of FCG* / FCIS*, FCS* or ACG* / ACIS*, ACS*.
Nevertheless, since 2018, all company secretaries services providers are required to have a Trust or Company Service Providers License ( TCSP).
Generally, a company secretary will provide below services:
Besides, Company Secretary is responsible for:
There is a company secretarial service fee applied, together with a client due diligence and on-going monitoring checking fee per year. Here at Centre O, this yearly cost covers unlimited changes of the company structure, changes of directors and shareholders or related members information. Unless the company is changing persons or company within, there will be a client due diligence and on-going monitoring fee chargeable to the new director, shareholder or entity.
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