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First Pacific Corporate Governance Summit In Suva

The Pacific Corporate Governance Institute plays a crucial role in raising governance standards in our market, which will help Fi­jian companies better manage risks and im­prove profitability.
09 Feb 2019 01:14
First Pacific Corporate Governance Summit In Suva
Nouzab Fareed

Pacific Corporate Governance Institute (PCGI) is organ­ising its first Pacific Governance Summit in Suva in April.

Fijian Holdings Lim­ited Group Chief Ex­ecutive Officer Nouz­ab Fareed is the PCGI chairperson.

At least 100 top di­rectors in Fiji will be in attendance at this event.

Senior bankers from New Zealand and Aus­tralia will also attend.

After the official open­ing ceremony, it will be a closed door session with Chatham House Rules.

Chatham House Rules is a rule or principle according to which information disclosed during a meeting may be reported by those present, but the source of that information may not be explicitly or implicitly identified.

The Pacific Corporate Governance Institute plays a crucial role in raising governance standards in our market, which will help Fi­jian companies better manage risks and im­prove profitability.

This will contribute to the sustainable de­velopment of the country’s banking sector and capital markets.

Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Briefing on ‘Director Liabilities in Fiji’

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) is returning to Fiji on Tuesday, February 12 to hold a Directors’ Briefing on ‘Director Liabilities in Fiji’.

The event will be held at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva from 6pm to 8pm and will feature Wylie Clarke, Principal at Howards Law.

The event will feature a presentation by Mr Clarke on how directors need to ensure they are compliant with the Fiji Companies Act 2015 and their duties.

How directors need to be aware of their du­ties, responsibilities and potential liabilities when conducting business on behalf of their company.

More than 110 people from a range of Fi­jian companies will be attending the event.

Jenny Seeto, who sits on the AICD’s Fiji Advisory Committee, will do the vote of thanks, and we will also be congratulating recent graduates of the AICD’s Fiji Direc­tors Course.

About Wylie Clarke

Mr Clarke is the Principal of Suva law firm, Howards. He was a Prosecutor with the Director of Public Prosecutions Office from 1996 to 1998. He is the current President of the Fiji Red Cross National Society and a serving governing board member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. Mr Clarke also sits on the AICD’s Fiji Advisory Committee.

Feedback: maraia.vula@fijisun.com.fj



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