The proposed changes will ‘give more assurance to the independence of the regulatory system’, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Christopher Hui says. Photo: AFP The proposed changes will ‘give more assurance to the independence of the regulatory system’, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Christopher Hui says. Photo: AFP
The proposed changes will ‘give more assurance to the independence of the regulatory system’, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Christopher Hui says. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong mulls extending top watchdog’s supervisory reach to accountants auditing private firms

  • Move will expand Financial Reporting Council’s reach beyond accountants auditing city’s 2,500 plus listed companies
  • Proposed changes could diminish role of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a self-regulatory body

Topic |   Banking & finance
The proposed changes will ‘give more assurance to the independence of the regulatory system’, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Christopher Hui says. Photo: AFP The proposed changes will ‘give more assurance to the independence of the regulatory system’, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Christopher Hui says. Photo: AFP
The proposed changes will ‘give more assurance to the independence of the regulatory system’, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Christopher Hui says. Photo: AFP
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