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    SFC Consults on Takeovers Code Changes

    SFC Consults on Takeovers Code Changes

    The most significant change proposed is to increase the voting approval threshold for whitewash waivers from a simple majority of independent votes to 75%.
    HKEx Consults on Review of Corporate Governance Code

    HKEx Consults on Review of Corporate Governance Code

    The Exchange proposes to add to CP A.5.5 a requirement to explain why the INED would be capable of devoting sufficient time to the board if he or she is holding a seventh (or more) listed company directorship.
    Internet Trading Hacking Risks – New SFC Guidelines

    Internet Trading Hacking Risks – New SFC Guidelines

    SFC-licensed corporations and SFC-registered banking institutions engaged in internet trading are required to implement 20 baseline requirements to enhance cybersecurity resilience and mitigate hacking risks.