|Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 (pdf Format)|
Commencement of Operation of the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 Keeping of Significant Controllers Registers by Companies (25 January 2018)The Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 (“the Amendment Ordinance”) will come into operation on 1 March 2018. The Amendment Ordinance introduces new requirements on the keeping of significant controllers registers by companies incorporated in Hong Kong to enhance the transparency of corporate beneficial ownership. For details, please refer to Companies Registry External Circular No. 2/2018 and visit a dedicated thematic section on “Significant Controllers Register” at this website.