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Hong Kong Law

April 2011

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Charltons - Hong Kong Law Newsletter - Issue 119 - 11 April 2011

Disclosure of price sensitive information

Public listed corporations

SFC Hong Kong

SFC Publishes Consultation Conclusions on draft guidelines on the disclosure of price sensitive information

Securities and Futures Ordinance

Legal status of the Guidelines

Interpretation of inside information

Interpretation of relevant information

Key factors which make a piece of information insider information

Safe harbours permitting the non-disclosure of financial information

Trade secret
Disclose as soon as practicable - corporation should immediately take all necessary steps that are reasonable in the circumstances to disclose the information to the public
Safeguards to prevent a breach of a disclosure requirement
Market Misconduct and Insider Dealing tribunals
SFC Consultation Paper on the Draft Guidelines on Disclosure of Inside Information ([] (