Wealth Management

HFOP Module 5 - Governance

Overview

This Module 5 of Henley Family Office Program (HFOP) builds on the themes of conflicts of interests and governance concepts that were introduced in Module 4. It dives into more detail about the key reasons for governance, and the mechanisms and best practices which can be deployed in practice.

This module is a 3.5-hour (approx. study time) course and is eligible for 2 SFC CPT/PWMA OPT hours.

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Objective

By the end of this module, you will:
- Know the key reasons for governance
- Be able to list the governance considerations for choosing legal structures
- Be able to identify the characteristics and name the key consideration of good governance
- Be aware of various practical governance techniques

Content

Part 1 - Pre-reading materials
(i) Regulated or Not, Family Offices Should Start Behaving Like Regulated Entities
(ii) Credit Suisse Was Alerted to Private Banker’s Misconduct Years Before Criminal Charges
(iii) How Corporate Governance Helps in Decision Making: A case study

Part 2 - Presentation Slides of the eCourses

Part 3 - Governance*
(i) Introduction to the Module
(ii) Section 1: Why Governance?
(iii) Section 2: Achieving Governance Aims Through Legal Structures
(iv) Section 3: What is Good Governance?
(v) Section 4: Practical Governance Techniques
(vi) Conclusion

Part 4 - Quiz*
The quiz consists of 15 questions where learners have 3 attempts to achieve at least 80% with correct answers as a pass.

Part 5 - Post-reading materials
(i) Customs & Excise Risk
(ii) Breach of Trust
(iii) Hong Kong SFC’s Approach
(iv) The Utility of Buy-Sell Agreements
(v) Investment Fund Governance Toolkit
(vi) Seven Pillars Institute for Global Finance and Ethics

* mandatory parts to complete

Who should attend

(1) Professionals who are keen to succeed in the world of family office management
(2) Individuals who want to set up their own family office
(3) Practitioners who wish to take their career to the next level or looking for a role in the industry

Details

Code
TEPWM22013101
Venue
ePlatform
Relevant Subject
Type 9 - Asset management
Language
English
Level
Introductory
Hours
SFC:2.00, PWMA:2.00
Fees
All Member: HK$775
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$775
Non-Member: HK$1550