SFC drops listing committee proposal after resistance

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By Jonathan Breen
18 Sep 2017

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has backed down from the idea of boosting its involvement in listing approval decisions following a wave of opposition, but will maintain its new role of intervening in serious listing matters.


The Hong Kong Stock Exchange and SFC released on September 15 the conclusions to a joint consultation paper published in June 2016. The paper included proposals such as the creation of a listing regulatory committee, which will give the regulator earlier and more direct input on individual listing approvals.

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