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October 2006

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Charltons - Hong Kong Law Newsletter - Issue 40 - 09 October 2006

CO prospectus regime

New safe harbour

SFC Consultation Conclusions

CO prospectus regime replaces "document-based" to a "transaction-based" approach

New exemptions added to 17th schedule for new safe harbour

SFC Consultation Conclusions for August 2005 Consultation paper on the modernisation of the prospectus regime governing the public offering of shares and debentures

New safe harbour for takeover and merger offers and schemes of arrangement in compliance with laws of a company's home jurisdiction

CO prospectus regime applies to offers of options or other rights in or over shares or debentures, where the issuer of the option or other right is in the same group of companies as the issuer of the underlying shares or debentures

CO prospectus regime clarification

Consultation Conclusions to Companies Ordinance Prospectus Regime 2006

SFC taking 12 proposals from Consultation Paper Forward

definition of "debenture" under CO prospectus regime

Persons liable for a prospectus

Hong Kong Law Update 2006
Charltons Law Newsletter 2006