Wealth Management

HFOP Module 5 - Governance


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.

Check out the other modules in the Program:


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


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


(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


第9類 - 提供資產管理
SFC:2.00, PWMA:2.00
所有會員: HK$775
機構會員員工: HK$775
非會員: HK$1550