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    Sponsor Regime Update – Initial 3-Day Check

    Sponsor Regime Update – Initial 3-Day Check

    The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (the Exchange) has confirmed that it will continue to conduct an initial 3-day check of application proofs from 1 April to 30 September 2014 to give practitioners more time to become…
    SFC Proposes Amendments to the Code on REITs

    SFC Proposes Amendments to the Code on REITs

    The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is conducting a consultation on allowing Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) greater flexibility to invest in properties under development and financial instruments…
    Hong Kong Companies Ordinance-Schemes Amalgamations

    Hong Kong Companies Ordinance-Schemes Amalgamations

    The Old CO provides that where a scheme is proposed between a company and its members or creditors (or any class of them), the court may order a meeting of the members or creditors (or relevant class). If a…
    New Companies Ordinance – Financial Reporting

    New Companies Ordinance – Financial Reporting

    The Old CO allows a listed company to send a summary financial report to its members and debenture holders in place of the accounts, directors’ and auditors’ reports normally required to be sent, provided it…
    New Companies Ordinance – Registration of Charges

    New Companies Ordinance – Registration of Charges

    To remove uncertainty and dispense with redundant items, the following changes have been made under the New CO: a charge on an aircraft or any share in an aircraft is expressly made registrable;a charge on…