Senator Marco Rubio questions witnesses before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on January 29, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Senator Marco Rubio questions witnesses before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on January 29, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Marco Rubio’s bill to increase the scrutiny of US-listed companies may be a boon to Hong Kong’s stock exchange. Here’s why

  • The so-called Equitable Act’s sponsors include Marco Rubio, a critic of China’s governance and human rights record
  • While the act – which proposes to delist companies that don’t open their audit books to American regulators – applies to all US-listed companies, the focus is on China

Senator Marco Rubio questions witnesses before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on January 29, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Senator Marco Rubio questions witnesses before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on January 29, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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