Dec 1, 2023
HKEx published its analysis of issuers’ Corporate Governance Code compliance, particularly the requirements on corporate culture, long-serving INEDs, board diversity, and risk management and internal controls.
Nov 24, 2023
The new exemption allows existing shareholders and/or their close associates and cornerstone investors to subscribe for or purchase additional shares in an IPO if the size exemption conditions are met.
Nov 24, 2023
HKEX has postponed to 1 January 2025 the proposed implementation date for the mandatory and additional climate-related disclosures proposed in its April 2023 consultation paper
Nov 20, 2023
The SFC has published a Consultation Paper proposing to introduce new Guidelines for Market Soundings aimed at clarifying the standard of conduct expected of those involved in market sounding
Nov 18, 2023
On 21 September 2023, the Hong Kong SFC published Consultation Conclusions on its proposed amendments to the Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Buybacks. The amendments took effect on 29 September 2023.
Nov 14, 2023
HKEX is consulting on Listing Rule changes to enable listed issuers to hold and resell treasury shares, if allowed by the laws of their respective places of incorporation and their constitutional documents
Oct 25, 2023
The Hong Kong Chief Executive delivered his second Policy Address on 25 October 2023, titled “A Vibrant Economy for a Caring Community”.
Oct 5, 2023
The Hong Kong police have arrested a number of people allegedly involved in promoting the products and services of unlicensed crypto exchange, JPEX, although the parties directly involved have reportedly
Sep 29, 2023
HKEX issues consultation paper proposing GEM listing reforms to enhance attractiveness for SMEs seeking capital for growth, while maintaining high standard of investor protection.
Sep 27, 2023
HKMA issued its 2023 Fintech Promotion Roadmap with its key initiatives to boost the financial services sector’s Fintech adoption, particularly in wealth management, insurance and green investment sectors
Sep 15, 2023
Changes to the HKEX Listing Rule will reduce the number of hard copy documents required to be submitted and circulated by listed issuers. The Listing Rule changes will take effect on 31 December 2023
Aug 30, 2023
Hong Kong will expand its insider dealing regime to cover offshore insider dealing in HK-listed securities & HK insider dealing in securities listed offshore, & their derivatives, according to the SFC