Legal Counsel, Company Secretariat Legal Counsel, Company Secretariat …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Legal Counsel, Company Secretariat
FWD spans Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan and Malaysia, and has a representative office in Shanghai, China. In Hong Kong, FWD offers life and medical insurance, general insurance, employee benefits, and financial planning. FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand and relevant products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance.

Established in Asia in 2013, FWD is the insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group. The life insurance and general insurance operating entities have been assigned strong financial strength ratings by international rating agencies. While FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited (Incorporated in Bermuda with limited liability) has been affirmed 'A3' by Moody's and 'A' by Fitch, FWD General Insurance Company Limited has also received 'A' rating from Fitch, all with a stable outlook.

In Hong Kong & Macau, FWD has been providing quality services to around 530,560+ customers with over 830+ staff.

If you are looking for a company where can fuel your inspiration and cultivate your expertise, join us on our exciting journey.
Ensure all Hong Kong & Macau regulated company secretarial records (and subsidiaries) are maintained in accordance with the Hong Kong, Cayman Islands, Bermuda & Macau Companies Legislation.

This includes, but is not limited to :-

Register of Members Register of Directors Register of Charges Minutes of Meetings Annual Returns Business Registration (where applicable) Related statutory filings

  • Maintaining Sharepoint corporate governance libraries/Diligent Entities/Blueprint are up-to-date and regulatory correspondence.
  • Submission of regulatory filings with Companies Registry, IA, SFC, MPF etc.
  • Draft resolutions, circulate and ensure properly authorised.
  • Planning board and shareholder meetings.
  • Prepare and assist with all draft board and shareholder meeting agendas and papers and ensure proper records maintained under the Diligent Board
  • Attend Board/Shareholder meetings and minutes taking and drafting of minutes for all HK & Macau Board and shareholder meetings.
  • Planning of the HK & Macau company corporate calendar so as to comply with both statutory, regulatory and business requirements.
  • Handling of all KYC requests or queries and external/internal audit requests
  • Providing transaction support where required, including group transactions.
  • Other ad-hoc requirements/ projects including Mergers & Acquisitions initiatives and investment related work

  • Relevant degree from a recognized university.
  • HKICS member (preferable).
  • Either 10 - 12 years corporate secretarial experience working in listed HK company or a qualified lawyer with at least 5 years' PQE
  • Familiarize with local applicable company laws
  • Insurance industry experience would be advantageous.
  • Bermuda, Macau, Cayman incorporated company experience would be advantageous.
  • Fluent English & Cantonese speaking and written skills.
  • Excellent communication and report written skills.
  • Confident and highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Sensitive to confidentiality, corporate structure and management oversight
  • Ability to work independently yet exercising sound judgment on reporting to leader.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and able to meet deadlines.

We offer 5-day work, 20-22 days annual leaves, excellent learning & development opportunities and an attractive package to the right candidate.

Information collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purpose. The company will retain all applications no longer than 24 months of which will be destroyed thereafter. When there are vacancies in any of our subsidiaries, holding companies, associated or affiliated companies of, or companies controlled by, or under common control with the Company during that period, we may transfer your application to them for consideration of employment. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, disability or family status in employment process.

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