Events

Guernsey Annual Conference 2019

Date: 1st May 2019

Location: St Pierre Park Hotel, St. Peter Port

This year’s conference will look at the importance of having effective boards that are fit for the future, the championing of good governance practices, preventing financial malpractice and techniques to enhance board performance.

Jersey Annual Conference 2019

Date: 2nd May 2019

Location: The Royal Yacht Hotel, St. Helier

This year’s conference looks at the importance of having effective boards that are fit for the future. We will take an in-depth look at financial crime prevention, techniques to enhance board performance and the role of governance professionals in board information management.

Quebec Presents: M&A – A Practitioner’s Guide to Effective Post-Merger Integration

Date: 10th May 2019

Time: 07:30 - 09:00

Location: Montreal Offices of BLG, 1000, rue de la Gauchetière Ouest, Suite 900, Montreal, QC

The purpose of this session is to explore some of the leading causes of integration failure, highlight the importance of culture as a determinant of deal success or failure and offer practical guidance, offered from the perspective of someone who has led transactions as legal counsel, as a senior executive officer responsible for driving successful strategic planning execution and corporate development for a major diversified Canadian conglomerate and as a director of companies that have grown through acquisitions.

Ontario Branch PD Luncheon – Surviving a Compliance Audit: Role of the Senior Officer and Practical Tips

Date: 16th May 2019

Time: 11:45 - 14:15

Location: Albany Club, 91 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

Join the Ontario Branch for this informative Professional Development Luncheon Session with Teresa D’Amata, Senior Accountant from the Ontario Securities Commission and Michael Taylor, Partner with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, discussing Compliance and Registrant Regulation for securities registrants:

• Compliance and Registrant Regulation Approach; and
• Regulatory Compliance Mock Audit

This Program will provide insights on regulatory expectations of their compliance operations. The Ontario Securities Commission regulates firms and individuals who are in the business of advising or dealing in securities or commodity futures, and firms that manage investment funds in Ontario. For more details, including speaker bios, click here to access the session flyer. For any questions regarding the program, including Non-Member registrations, please contact Suzanne Barrett, Director-Professional Development.

Ireland Annual Conference 2019

Date: 16th May 2019

Location: The Printworks, Dublin Castle

This practitioner-led conference looks at the role of the company secretaries and governance professionals in supporting boards to be fit for whatever the future holds. It will bring leading practitioners together to discuss the latest issues including organisational purpose and ethical leadership in today’s boardroom, risk management and the future of trust, the evolving role of the company secretary, latest development from the Companies Registration Office, the Central Bank
of Ireland and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement and many more.

Director’s Education and Accreditation Program

Start date: 22nd May 2019

End date: 24th May 2019

Time: 08:00 - 16:30

Location: The Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport, 3099 Corvette Way, Richmond, BC V6X 4K3

The DEAP welcomes experienced and newly appointed directors with management or professional experience. Participants are drawn from a mix of backgrounds including public, Crown and not-for-profit corporations.

The HKICS 20th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update

Date: 5th June 2019

Time: 08:55 - 18:15

Location: Wai Chai, Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) once again brings you prominent speakers from the Companies Registry, Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority and Securities and Futures Commission at the 20th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU 2019) conference on Wednesday, 5 June 2019. This year’s ACRU will include updates on disclosures and enforcement issues over listed issuers, company centric law and anti-money laundering developments, and provide clues on vexed questions relating to mandatory provident fund reform. There will also be ample opportunities for peer-to-peer interaction and networking.

Register Now! Early bird by Monday, 15 April 2019.

The Governance Leadership Programme

Start date: 17th June 2019

End date: 20th June 2019

Location: De Vere Theobalds Estate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, UK

This executive development programme is designed for company secretaries and governance professionals. Enhance your confidence and knowledge in the areas that make the difference between good and outstanding performance – strategy, influencing and leadership.

The Governance Leadership Programme is a series of residential collaborative workshops, centred on the Lyons Bateson model of Situational Intelligence. Situational Intelligence enables individuals to perform better by understanding themselves, the stakeholders they need to engage, and the context in which they operate.

During your stay, immerse yourself in 5-star surroundings with inspirational speakers and individual coaching. Leave with passion, enthusiasm, insights and strategies to make a difference.

ICSA Annual Conference 2019

Start date: 9th July 2019

End date: 10th July 2019

Location: ExCeL London

Join us for the premier industry event for company secretaries and governance leaders. This year’s programme will explore the new perspectives on board leadership and how the board can shape organisational culture and lead the changes in a fast evolving business environment, driven by emerging technologies, regulatory developments, social and economic movements.

The programme will offer new six breakout streams with an unparalleled choice of more than 40 seminars for you to tailor the conference to meet your needs and get the best experience of two packed-days.