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Private Equity For The Public Interest: The Evolution Of ESG In Asia And Considerations For Asset Managers And Investors
Since the establishment of the United Nations' World Commission on Environment and Development, sustainable development has been gaining momentum in the private equity (PE) industry.
Hong Kong
24 Sep 2019
Proposes Changes To Attract Listing Of Innovative Companies On The Main Board
Listing of innovative companies with weighted voting rights (WVR) has been the subject of much controversy since the Hong Kong Stock Exchange ("Exchange") put forward the WVR Concept Paper in August 2014.
Hong Kong
21 Dec 2017
HKEX Proposes Listing Rules Changes On Independent Non-Executive Directors And Others
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Exchange") recently published two consultation papers proposing changes to:
Hong Kong
10 Nov 2017
Revised HKEx Pre-IPO Investments Guidance (2017)
Since the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (HKEx) issued its interim guidance on Pre-IPO Investments in October 2010...
Hong Kong
12 May 2017
A New Start Of Non-Government Organisations In China
This has all changed with the introduction of new regulations, issued in 2016, establishing a new legal environment pursuant to which ONGOs will be subject to going forward.
Hong Kong
17 Jan 2017
New Corporate Governance Standards For Authorised Insurers To Ring In The New Year
2017 brings a new and modernised set of corporate governance standards to authorised insurers in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong
9 Jan 2017
Hong Kong-Listed Issuers: Keep Alert Of Any Positive Profit Alert (Or Profit Warning) Published Before Or During An Offer
Under the Hong Kong Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Buy-backs (Takeovers Code), once an announcement is made of a proposed or possible offer...
Hong Kong
24 Aug 2016
When Love Comes To An End: Exiting A Joint Venture In China
While many foreign investors have entered the Chinese market by forming joint ventures with local partners, not all joint venture partners will live happily ever after.
11 Jul 2016
Getting Ready – Increased Reporting Obligations For Hong Kong Listed Companies For Accounting Period Commencing On, Or After, 1 January 2016
The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited ("the Exchange") has just announced that the proposal to upgrade the General Disclosures under the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Guide...
Hong Kong
6 Jan 2016
HKEx Proposes To Upgrade ESG Reporting To ‘Comply Or Explain'
The proposed "comply or explain" provisions mainly cover the General Disclosures for each aspect and the Key Performance Indicator for each aspect under the subject matter 'Environmental'.
Hong Kong
27 Jul 2015
The Application Of Investment Procedure And Conditions For Foreign Investors Under The New Investment Law
The Law on Investment specifies that investment procedures and conditions that a corporate entity must fulfil vary depending on the percentage of foreign-owned capital in that entity.
19 Jan 2015
Primer On Vietnam’s New Enterprise Law
2014 was a busy year for lawmakers in Vietnam. The XIIIth National Assembly at its 8th session held in November 2014 passed as many as 18 new and amended laws.
19 Jan 2015
Hong Kong's New Companies Ordinance
The new Companies Ordinance became effective today, 3 March 2014.
Hong Kong
10 Mar 2014
The New Companies Ordinance: Implications For Directors & Officers Liability Insurance
With the new Companies Ordinance coming into force next month, what are the considerations for companies and directors when taking out Directors & Officers Liability Insurance?
Hong Kong
27 Feb 2014
New Privacy Laws For Direct Marketing: Are You In Compliance?
Part VIA of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) (PDPO) sets out new direct marketing requirements. Part VIA will tentatively commence on 1 April 2013.
Hong Kong
25 Feb 2013
Amendments To PRC Labour Contract Law Passed By NPC
In our updates on 20 November 2012 (Proposed Amendments to the PRC Employment Contract Law - Impact on Labour Dispatch Companies (Part 1)) and 23 November 2012 (Proposed Amendments to the PRC Employment Contract Law - Impact on Labour Dispatch Companies (Part 2)) we reported on a proposal by the National People’s Congress (NPC) to change the PRC Labour Contract Law dealing with labour dispatch.
Hong Kong
16 Jan 2013
Asian Suppliers Alert: Conflict Minerals Disclosure Requirements
On 22 August 2012, the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission adopted a final rule pursuant to the directives of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Hong Kong
11 Dec 2012
Proposed Amendments To The PRC Employment Contract Law - Impact On Labour Dispatch Companies (Part 1)
November 2012: Anticipated changes to PRC Employment Contract Law this month will affect labour dispatch companies, if approved.
26 Nov 2012
HKEx Consults On Board Diversity
On 7 September 2012, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) published its "Consultation Paper - Board Diversity" (Consultation Paper) to set out the proposed amendments about board diversity to Appendix 14 (Corporate Governance Code (Code) and Corporate Governance Report) to the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
Hong Kong
10 Oct 2012
SEHK Consults On Listing Rules Changes Resulting From The New Inside Information Disclosure Regime
Upon the implementation of the New Disclosure Regime, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) will take up the primary responsibility to enforce its requirements.
Hong Kong
14 Sep 2012
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