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CA Sri Lanka, SEC to focus on employment regulations and HR policies this week

The ninth session of the Corporate Directors Programme jointly conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will focus this week on employment regulations and contracts, human resource policies, employer – employee relations as well as employment laws.

The session which will be presented by Mr. Franklyn Amerasinghe, Director of John Keells Holdings PLC and CIC Holdings PLC and Consultant of the International Labour Organization will also touch upon selection retention and succession planning, performance based management and performance based payments, including share ownership and share option schemes.

His presentation will be followed by a panel session comprising Mr. Ravi Peiris, Attorney at Law and Director General/CEO of the  Employers' Federation of Ceylon, Mr. Naomal Goonewardena, Partner of Nithya Partners and Mr. Dinesh Weerakkody, Chairman of Cornucopia Lanka Pvt Ltd.

Meanwhile, the programme’s eight session focused on exchange control regulations and foreign exchange risk management, which saw presentations made by Ms. Pavithri Vithanage, Senior Assistant Controller of the Exchange Control Department of the Central Bank and Mr. Mangala Boyagoda, Chief Executive Officer of Wealth Lanka Management (Pvt) Ltd, while the panelist for the session was Mr. Iftikar Ahamed, Managing Director of Asian Alliance Insurance PLC and Softlogic Capital PLC.

The Corporate Directors programme kicked off on 26th June 2014. The programme which comprises of ten sessions educates directors of listed companies on the important aspects of corporate governance, financial reporting and regulatory aspects, thereby supporting them to effectively manage the affairs of companies for and on behalf of stakeholders.