We are pleased to announce that Charltons has been named the “Boutique Transactional Law Firm of the Year” at the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2020.
HKEX’s Consultation Paper on the Listing Regime for Overseas Issuers would expand its secondary listing regime for overseas-listed Chinese companies in traditional sectors.
The HKEX’s Consultation Paper proposes changes to the Corporate Governance Code and related Listing Rules to enhance directors’ independence, board diversity and ESG disclosure and standard.
HKEX’s Consultation Paper on the Listing Regime for Overseas Companies would remove the Recognised / Acceptable Jurisdiction distinction and require the same shareholder protections for all companies.
The Panel on Financial Affairs will discuss the introduction of subsidiary legislation to implement provisions of the Companies Ordinance for the protection of directors’ personal information.
The Hong Kong SFC published its quarterly report for Q4 2020 giving an overview of operations during the quarter and corporate developments.
On 31 March 2021, the HKEX published a potentially far-reaching consultation paper to streamline the listing regime for overseas listed issuers which will also affect all HKEX listed companies.
In December 2020, the HKEx published findings from its latest review of listed companies’ corporate governance practices and practitioners’ insights on ESG and Corporate Governance.
The UK Listing Review published its recommendations for reform of the LSE Listing Rules aimed at attracting more companies to list in London.
On 23 December 2020, the SFC published a circular to intermediaries outlining updates to the FAQs on compliance with suitability obligations and requirements for complex products.
The HKEx published its latest review of issuers’ annual report disclosures, which focused on issuers’ compliance with the HKEx Listing Rules and reviewed issuers’ financial statements.