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  • Apr 23, 2014
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Listed companies

Exchange duplicates SFC’s regulatory role

Now that the Securities and Futures Commission has declared it will enhance its role as a corporate regulator, what role should Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing play in regulating listed companies?

Tuesday, 4 March, 2014, 2:08am

Public pressure forces shelving of law that hides company directors’ details

Under public pressure, the government has decided to shelve a controversial law restricting public access to the personal information of company directors. The Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau said yesterday it would hold back the legislation until consensus had been reached on ways to strike a balance between privacy and freedom of information.

29 Mar 2013 - 5:55am

Improvements urged on disclosure quality

The chairman of the securities regulator hopes Hong Kong-listed companies will disclose more relevant details in their corporate announcements more promptly, so as to match the best international practices.

25 Feb 2013 - 4:52am

Directors beware as regulator seeks to stem misconduct

Isn't corporate governance just legal mumbo-jumbo?

"Corporate governance" can sound remote from reality - consultancy-speak that is designed to confuse and frustrate.

9 Jan 2013 - 4:08am

Hong Kong-listed firms 'not ready' for disclosure law

Many Hong Kong-listed companies are not ready for a new disclosure law that came into effect this month, says a corporate governance expert.

7 Jan 2013 - 4:31am

Accounting chief supports reform

The first female president of Hong Kong's peak accountancy body backs reform plans to expand oversight of auditors of listed companies, but believes the industry group will continue to play an important regulatory role.

7 Jan 2013 - 4:31am

Tycoon angers netizens by posting sensitive information on Weibo

China’s commentators need to be more careful about what they say – especially when discussing listed companies.

This is a lesson real estate tycoon Pan Shiyi has learned.

2 Jan 2013 - 2:55pm