SFC consolidates role amid consultation on HK listings

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By John Loh
23 Jun 2016

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission is improving its oversight of the city’s IPO process under proposed new rules that will give it earlier and more direct input on listing policy.

The SFC and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) issued a joint consultation on June 17 aiming to streamline the process for important or difficult listing decisions that raise suitability issues or have broader policy implications, and at the same simplifying the approval of IPO applications.

If the rejig ...

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