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2018 CSIA EXCO and Council Meeting

By Anonymous , 20 April 2018
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The CSIA Council meets annually and this year the members met in Hong Kong on 19 and 20 April for an EXCO and Council meeting. The Council welcomed new Council members who joined in 2018, Dr Paradza Paradza (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Zimbabwe – ICSAZ) , Ms Karyn Southgate (Chartered Secretaries of Southern Africa – CSSA) and Mr Makarand Lele (The Institute of Company secretaries of India – ICSI).The vacancies...

 

CSIA launch Global Board Evaluation Practices and Trends research report

By Anonymous , 26 March 2018
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Global Board Evaluation Practices and Trends – adding value from the top downIn the quest for extracting meaningful value for shareholders, effective boards the world over adhere to corporate governance standards, often in the absence of legislation mandating them to do so, and Corporate Secretaries are playing a progressively more important role in this process.Annual board effectiveness evaluations are a vital element in maintaining an effec...

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Golden Jubilee Year of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)

By Anonymous , 04 October 2017
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with MoS Law and Justice & Corporate Affairs, PP Chaudhary and CS (Dr.) Shyam Agrawal, President, ICSI at the inauguration of ICSI Golden Jubilee Year CelebrationsPrime Minister, Narendra Modi addressed a large conglomeration of Company Secretaries , CS Students, professionals and other distinguished dignitaries while inaugurating the Golden Jubilee Year of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI) at V...

 

2017 President's Address

By Anonymous , 15 March 2017
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It is with great pleasure and honour that I accepted my election as President of CSIA, which took place on 15 March at the CSIA Council meeting held in Johannesburg, South Africa. CSIA enters a new era in 2017 and I am extremely excited to work with the member countries and our valued stakeholders to continue to utilize our strengths to be bold and build CSIA’s future together.I would like to take this opportunity...

 

2016 CSIA Annual General Meeting

By Anonymous , 28 October 2016
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The CSIA annual general meeting was held on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 October 2016 at the Centara Hotel and the Stock Exchange of Thailand offices in Bangkok, hosted by the Corporate Secretary Club of the Thai Listed Companies Association (TLCA).With delegates attending from Australia, Hong Kong,India, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Singapore, Southern Africa, United Kingdom and Zimbabwe, the meeting addressed matters of key importance to corporate s...

 

Thailand Institute of Directors dinner presentation

By Anonymous , 27 October 2016
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On the evening of Thursday 27 October 2016, CSIA members attended a dinner presentation hosted by the Thai Institute of Directors. During the event Carina Wessels presented the results and advice provided in the thought leadership paper “Ten Practical Guidelines to Improving Board Communication”.Despite the heavy rain the evening was well received by over 90 attendees with particular praise reserved for the quality of the speakers and the us...

 

CSIA Launches Thought Leadership Paper “Ten Practical Guidelines to Improving Board Communication”

By Anonymous , 28 April 2016
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The Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA), the only organisation representing the corporate point of view on global corporate governance issues, today launched “Ten Practical Guidelines to Improving Board Communication”.Ensuring effective board communication has always been a critical aspect of the corporate secretary’s role. In the face of new and ever-increasing liability for directors and the incorporation of the busine...

 

CSIA Appoints CEO

By Anonymous , 22 February 2016
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CSIA is delighted to announce the appointment of a new part-time CEO, Zahra Cassim, who is based in South Africa.Zahra has been employed in the professional body sector since 1999, when she joined the Institute for Public Finance and Auditing (IPFA) as the Professional Development Director. At IPFA she spearheaded the growth of the Institute’s qualifications with stakeholders in the South African government as well as international s...

 

2016 President's Address

By Anonymous , 01 January 2016
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Greetings to you all and may I take this opportunity to wish everbody a successful 2016.I would also like to extend a warm welcome to the new representatives from our member countries and hope that you will enjoy being part of CSIA and that together, as a team, we can make a difference to the corporate world.We can do this by ensuring that Corporate Secretaries are fully trained to handle the changes which are taking pla...

 

CSIA Council members speak at Issuer Forum

By Anonymous , 29 October 2015
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CSIA’s Council meeting took place in Johannesburg on 29 and 30 October 2015 and was combined with an Issuer Forum session on 29 October.The Issuer Forum is a Computershare sponsored forum for South African issuers: it is a multi-disciplinary assembly for professionals to stay up-to-date with matters affecting company secretarial practice and for networking within corporate and public sectors.The specific objectives of the forum are:N...

 

International Corporate Governance Perspectives

By Anonymous , 28 October 2015
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CSSA held its 2015 Premier Corporate Governance Conference at the Wanderers Club, Johannesburg on 27 and 28 October 2015. A panel discussion on international corporate governance was held with participation from six member countries of CSIA.  The panelists covered a wide range of issues, reflecting common trends in different jurisdictions as well as challenges specific to a jurisdiction.Katherine Combs from the U.S.A.  focused on wheth...

 

CSIA Launches Shareholder Engagement Position Statement and Practices for Corporate Secretaries

By Anonymous , 17 April 2015
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New York – 17 April, 2015:The Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA), the only organization representing the corporate point of view on global corporate governance issues, today launched a Shareholder Engagement Position Statement and Practices for the Corporate Secretary, in a webinar co-hosted by Computershare and Georgeson.CSIA’s new publication illuminates the corporate secretaries’vital role in ensu...

 

2015 President's Address

By Anonymous , 01 January 2015
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Greetings on behalf of the Executive Committee and Council of the Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA):Established in 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland, CSIA is an international federation of professional bodies that promotes? the adoption of best corporate secretarial and governance practices as a means of improving organizational performance and stakeholder value.  CSIA’s membership includes sixteen national representative b...

 

Computershare announces sponsorship of the Corporate Secretaries International Association

By Anonymous , 05 September 2014
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Computershare (ASX: CPU) today announced it has signed a further sponsorship agreement with the Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA).Launched at the World Bank headquarters in Paris on 22 March 2010, with Computershare as the founding sponsor, CSIA is an international federation of professional bodies which promotes best practices in corporate governance, compliance and secretarial advisory services.With 19 members covering mor...

 

首届国际公司治理研讨会在沪受瞩目

By Anonymous , 16 April 2014
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2011年9月22日 -今天,首届CSIA国际公司治理研讨会在上海隆重召开。由公司秘书国际联合会与上海证券交易所联合主办的本次研讨会,吸引了来自世界各地,超过180位国际专家和高层管理人士出席。与会嘉宾围绕大会的主题《可持续的公司治理——迈向全球模式?》进行了深入的研究、分析与讨论,并就关键问题进行了热烈的辩论。“...

 

CSIA Launches New Toolkit in Response to Emerging Market Demand for Improved Corporate Governance

By Anonymous , 16 April 2014
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Hong Kong – 16 April, 2014: The Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA), the global voice for corporate secretaries and governance professionals, today launched its much anticipated Corporate Secretaries Toolkit, developed in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.The new toolkit was unveiled at the CSIA’s first Hong Kong-based event, bringing together loca...

 

Private Sector Opinion: The modern role of the corporate secretary

By Anonymous , 09 January 2014
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Although much has been written on the traditional role and key responsibilities of a corporate secretary, this is probably no longer sufficient to fully prepare an individual for the enormous task undertaken. The role of the modern corporate secretary has changed and this is both undisputed and understated. The corporate secretary’s role has rapidly evolved in many markets to well beyond what it was a decade ago, let alone five years ago, and ...

 

Corporate Secretaries Toolkit Workshop

By Anonymous , 10 May 2013
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The corporate secretaries toolkit training workshop was held from 7-10 May 2013 at the Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa office in Johannesburg. The workshop was attended by 21 delegates from 17 countries. As part of the CSIA corporate secretaries toolkit roll out plan, the Global Corporate Governance Forum (GCGF) organised a four-day training of trainers programme targeted at professionals training corporate secretaries with ...

 

2nd CSIA International Conference

By Anonymous , 06 April 2013
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Following the success of the inaugural International Corporate Governance Conference (ICGC) held in Shanghai in 2011, the Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) held its 2nd ICGC in New Delhi on 5-6 April 2013 with the theme 'Corporate Governance for Sustaining Prosperity and Posterity'.About the Conference:Corporates are the modern engines of growth and development. They need to be governed in harmony with nature while...

 

Press Release CSIA states its case to the WTO

By Anonymous , 20 July 2012
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CORPORATE SECRETARIES INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION (CSIA) STATES ITS CASE TO THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION (WTO) FOR INCLUSION OF US$36 BILLION BUSINESS SECTOR IN WTO TRADE IN SERVICES LISTINGSCSIA today reported that a delegation of its members made a presentation before the Committee on Specific Commitments of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on June 25, 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland to include a new listing in the Trade in Services business class...

 

CSIA Proposal to the WTO

By Anonymous , 08 June 2012
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For the Creation of a New Separate Heading in the Services Sectoral Classification List To be Titled:Corporate Governance, Compliance and Secretarial Advisory ServicesTo view this proposal, please click the link below:12 06 08 CSIA Application to WTO FINAL.pdf12 06 13 CSIA Application to WTO FINAL (French).pdf12 06 13 CSIA Application to WTO FINAL (Spanish).pdf12 06 25 WTO New Class CSCSAS presentation.ppsm

 

Press Release CSIA and GCGF to raise the profile of corporate secretaries

By Anonymous , 12 February 2012
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Washington, DC, February 2012 - The Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) and the Forum launched the development of the Corporate Secretary Training Supplement through a four-day workshop involving the project’s working-group members from seven countries.As the board’s 'conscience,' a corporate secretary has a key role in shaping how a board-and the company-is governed. Corporate secretaries provide counsel on best...

 

公司秘書國際聯合會因應新興市場提高企業管治需求發佈新的工具書

By Anonymous , 22 October 2011
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香港,2014 年 4 月 16 日 — 代表全球公司秘書及企業管治人員之聲的公司秘書國際聯合會今日推出與世界銀行集團成員國際金融公司聯合開發的市場期待已久的公司秘書工具包。 全新的公司秘書工具包於公司秘書國際聯合會在香港的首次活動上推出。該活動匯聚了國內外公司及公司秘書並探討影響全球企業管...

 

The first CSIA international Corporate Governance Conference, jointly organised by the Shanghai Stock Exchange, hailed as a success by global delegates

By Anonymous , 22 September 2011
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22 September 2011 – Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) successfully hosted their inaugural conference - the CSIA 1st international Corporate Governance Conference (iCGC) – in Shanghai today and tomorrow. The event was jointly organised by the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE). Over 180 international experts and high-level delegates from all over the world attended todeliberate, question, discuss and debate the question i...

 

Corporate Secretaries International Association and Shanghai Stock Exchange join forces to address global issues of Sustainable Corporate Governance

By Anonymous , 09 August 2011
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9 August 2011 - Sustainability is a vital element of success for an organisation regardless of its geographical location. With confidence shaken in the governance systems of the West, new models are being developed as Asia, Africa, and Australia take the lead in corporate governance. Will sustainability be the catalyst that drives these different governance systems towards one global model? Will the various corporate governance systems that are ...

 

公司秘书国际联合会与上海证券交易所强强联手 重点探讨可持续公司治理的全球性问题

By Anonymous , 09 August 2011
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日期:2011年9月21日(周三)~23日(周五)地点:上海明天广场JW万豪酒店2011年8月9日  –毋庸置疑,“可持续发展”是全球任何公司取得成功的必要因素。而近年来金融危机和接连发生的企业丑闻,动摇了各界对西方发达国家的信心,对其解决可持续发展问题的制度产生了质疑,因此亚洲、澳洲和非洲在公司治理事务上开始逐渐走上领...

 

公司秘书国际联合会会长陈姚慧儿女士在上海证券交易所论坛致辞

By Anonymous , 14 January 2011
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香港2011年1月14日 -- 公司秘书国际联合会会长陈姚慧儿女士在「第九届中国公司治理论坛」开幕典礼上致辞,论坛於2010年12月18日在上海举行。论坛由上海证券交易所主办,旨在集中讨论中国的公司治理问题,并获国务院国有资 産监督管理委员会和经济合作与发展组织支持。今届论坛并贺中国资本与证券市场发 展二十周年。在论坛上致...

 

Shanghai Stock Exchange Forum Addressed by Corporate Secretaries International Association President

By Anonymous , 14 January 2011
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14 Jan. 2011, Hong Kong -- April Chan, President, Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) addressed the opening ceremony of the 9th China Corporate Governance Forum, held in Shanghai on 18 December 2010.The Forum was organised by Shanghai Stock Exchange to highlight and discuss corporate governance issues in China and was supported by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC) and...

 

CSIA Former President's Remarks at the 9th China Corporate Governance Forum 2010

By Anonymous , 18 December 2010
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April Chan's opening ceremony speech at the 9th China Corporate Governance Forum held in Shanghai on the 18th of December 2010:Good morning, honourable Chairman Shang Fulin, Mayor Han Zheng, Mr. Meng Jianmin, Chairman Geng Liang, Mr. Richard Alan Boucher, ,distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen.As a representative of the Corporate Secretaries International Association, it is my great hounour to be invited to speak at this 9th China Corp...

 

Press Release regarding the Shanghai Stock Exchange Forum Addressed by CSIA President

By Anonymous , 18 December 2010
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Shanghai Stock Exchange Forum Addressed by Corporate Secretaries International Association PresidentFor immediate release - April Chan, President, Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) addressed the opening ceremony of the 9th China Corporate Governance Forum, held in Shanghai on 18 December 2010.The Forum was organised by Shanghai Stock Exchange to highlight and discuss corporate governance issues in China and was supporte...

 

CSIA Launch "20 Practical Steps to Better Corporate Governance" research report

By Anonymous , 22 May 2010
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The Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) today released a research report recommending 20 practical steps for boards to improve their companies’ corporate governance.View full research report on 20 practical steps to better corporate governance.The report coincides with the formation of the CSIA, which is a Geneva-registered body representing more than 70,000 governance professionals in more than 70 countries.“Corporat...

 

Official Launch of the Corporate Secretaries International Association

By Anonymous , 22 March 2010
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The Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) was launched on 22 March 2010 at the World Bank Headquarters in Paris, France. During the launch a research report ’Twenty practical steps to better corporate governance’ was released. Included in the report are twenty practical steps that boards can take to improve their companies’ corporate governance. CSIA is a Geneva-registered body representing more than 70,000 ...

 

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