Ex-HKEX IPO executive, consultant face bribery charges

By Jonathan Breen
25 Mar 2020

A former joint head of the IPO vetting team in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange's listings department has been charged with bribery and misconduct while in office.

Former head Eugene Yeoh Kim-loong, and IPO consultant Richard Lum Chor-wah, have been charged with bribery and misconduct, Hong Kong's Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) said on Wednesday.

The charges allege that Lum paid HK$9.15m to Yeoh’s wife through multiple transactions. But Yeoh allegedly concealed or failed to ...

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