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    Guidelines on Analyst Conflicts of Interest

    Guidelines on Analyst Conflicts of Interest

    The SFC’s Guidelines to Address Analyst Conflicts of Interest impose strict requirements on investment banks and broker /dealers in relation to reducing and disclosing analysts’ conflicts of interest.
    New Companies Ordinance Prospectus Regime

    New Companies Ordinance Prospectus Regime

    General Requirements : the materials must not contain any substantive information not contained in the prospectus nor anything that is inconsistent with the information in the prospectus;the contents must not be false…
    Hong Kong Legal Update

    Hong Kong Legal Update

    The Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2004 (the ‘Amendment Ordinance’) was enacted on July 23, 2004 and is expected to come into effect towards the end of this year after the publication of a commencement notice in…
    Summary of Changes to the GEM Listing Rules

    Summary of Changes to the GEM Listing Rules

    The Rules have been amended to require the prior approval of shareholders (other than the relevant director and his associates) for a service contract that is to be granted to a director of the listed issuer or any…
    Amendments to The Main Board Listing Rules

    Amendments to The Main Board Listing Rules

    Voting by poll (rather than by show of hands) is required for: connected transactions; all resolutions requiring independent shareholders’ approval; granting of options to a substantial shareholder, an INED or any of…
    The Companies Amendment Ordinance 2003

    The Companies Amendment Ordinance 2003

    The Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2003 (the CAO) is the first of a series of ordinances amending the Companies Ordinance (the CO) and will come into effect on February 13, 2004. The CAO implements certain corporate…