The flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (right) alongside the flag of China (centre) outside the Exchange Square complex, which houses the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on May 29, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg.
The flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (right) alongside the flag of China (centre) outside the Exchange Square complex, which houses the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on May 29, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg.

China exempts Hong Kong listings from finalised cybersecurity review rules for offshore IPOs, analysts say

  • Internet platforms operators with more than 1 million users in China must go through a cybersecurity review before they apply to foreign regulators to list
  • The rules make no mention of Hong Kong, a region that is not considered a foreign authority under China’s ‘one country two systems’ governance arrangement

Topic |   China technology
The flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (right) alongside the flag of China (centre) outside the Exchange Square complex, which houses the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on May 29, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg.
The flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (right) alongside the flag of China (centre) outside the Exchange Square complex, which houses the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on May 29, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg.
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