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To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Companies Registry, the Registry has commissioned Professor S H Goo, Director of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law, University of Hong Kong, to conduct a study on the History of Company Incorporation in Hong Kong. A study report was published in July 2013.

The Report which records the history of company incorporation in Hong Kong since the enactment of the first Companies Ordinance in 1865 is available at the "Publications and Press Releases" section of the Registry website.