HK regulator lifts UBS’s IPO sponsor suspension early

By Jonathan Breen
14 Jan 2020

UBS can sponsor Hong Kong IPOs again, the city’s financial regulator announced on Tuesday after lifting a ban imposed on the bank in March last year.

The Securities and Futures Commission had placed a one year suspension on the Swiss bank’s licence to sponsor listings in Hong Kong, but has lifted it after just 10 months.

The regulator sanctioned the bank on March 14, 2019 for failures to discharge its “obligations as one of ...

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