Jan 8, 2019
Amendments to HK’s Code on Unit Trusts and Mutual Funds took effect 1 January 2019. Retail funds authorised, or the subject of an authorisation application, at 1 January, have 12 months to comply.
Driving Private Financing for Green Industries in Hong Kong – The Catalytic Role of a Green Investment Bank
Jan 4, 2019
Eurocham’s Financial Services Business Council has issued a paper, “Driving Private Financing for Green Industries in Hong Kong – The Catalytic Role of a Green Investment Bank”, advocating the establishment of a green …
Dec 24, 2018
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEx) issued its latest review of issuers’ corporate governance practices and updated its guidance material on environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting.
Dec 18, 2018
The GEM Listing Committee of the HKEx has censured L & A International Holdings Limited and five of its directors for granting share options within the black-out period, in breach of GEM Listing Rule 23.05.
Dec 4, 2018
The Court of Final Appeal of Hong Kong has allowed the appeal of the SFC against the Market Misconduct Tribunal’s finding that two executives of Asia Telemedia Limited did not engage in insider dealing.
Dec 3, 2018
The HKEx proposes a Listing Rule to suspend trading in the securities of listed issuers that publish preliminary results announcements for which the auditor issued a disclaimer on opinion or adverse opinion.
Oct 12, 2018
The SFC is keen to develop green finance opportunities arising from Mainland China’s transitioning to a green economy and to position Hong Kong as a connector of green finance flows between the Mainland and …
Oct 3, 2018
Sep 21, 2018
The SFC published a consultation paper on 17 August 2018, proposing more guidelines on risk management practices for securities margin financing activities. Responses must be submitted by 18 October 2018.
Aug 20, 2018
The latest FAFT standards include expansion of requirements in relation to Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) that address growing concerns about corruption in both local and cross-border contexts
Aug 15, 2018
Amendments to Hong Kong’s Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Buy-backs took effect on 13 July 2018 with the publication by SFC of its Consultation Conclusions on proposed amendments to the Codes.
HKEx issues Corporate Governance Code Consultation Conclusions and Guidance for Boards and Directors
Jul 28, 2018
In July 2018, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange published its Consultation Conclusions on the Review of the Corporate Governance Code and Related Listing Rule to enhance corporate governance standards of issuers.