A view of the China Securities Regulatory Commission building in Beijing’s Financial Street on December 18, 2019. Photo: Simon Song
A view of the China Securities Regulatory Commission building in Beijing’s Financial Street on December 18, 2019. Photo: Simon Song

Investors likely to cheer clarity on VIE companies as China unveils requirements on offshore IPOs

  • China’s CSRC publishes a draft stating that companies can list overseas as variable interest entities as long as they abide by compliance rules; rule not retroactive
  • Stock investors are likely to cheer the clarification, removing a regulatory overhang on tech stocks and end months of speculation

A view of the China Securities Regulatory Commission building in Beijing’s Financial Street on December 18, 2019. Photo: Simon Song
A view of the China Securities Regulatory Commission building in Beijing’s Financial Street on December 18, 2019. Photo: Simon Song
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