SFC issues guidance for tokenisation of SFC-authorised investment products and intermediaries engaging in Hong Kong tokenised securities-related activities
Jan 9, 2024
The SFC issued circulars providing guidance on the tokenisation of investment products and conduct-related guidance to intermediaries engaging in tokenisation of securities-related activities in Hong Kong.
Dec 7, 2023
The FSTB is proposing to introduce an implied consent mechanism and streamline the notification requirement for Hong Kong-incorporated companies disseminating corporate communications by means of their website.
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