China’s tightened rules on overseas listings of tech companies may bring many candidates to Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s tightened rules on overseas listings of tech companies may bring many candidates to Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE

Mainland tech firms that plan to shift US listing to Hong Kong face uphill battle due to tougher rules

  • US has a disclosure based procedure for listing candidates while in Hong Kong regulators vet a company to decide if it is fit for listing
  • The time taken to list will probably be extended by at least two to three months if Chinese firms decide to shift from the US to Hong Kong

China’s tightened rules on overseas listings of tech companies may bring many candidates to Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s tightened rules on overseas listings of tech companies may bring many candidates to Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE
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