Hong Kong Listed Companies: Law & Practice is a concise explanation on the laws and regulations relevant to companies listing or already listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The guide is primarily aimed at new practitioners, students, as well as experienced practitioners, as it provides comprehensive commentary for listed companies in Hong Kong in relation to listing matters, with special focus on the Listing Rules, the Securities and Futures Ordinance and the Companies Ordinance. The strength of Hong Kong Listed Companies: Law & Practice is that it covers the background, substance, and application to the necessary regulations from a practical perspective that will actually help practitioners save time in their jobs.
2. Requirements for Listing
3. Methods of Listing and Deal Structures
4. Listing of Overseas Companies
5. The Parties Involved in the IPO Process and Their Roles
6. The IPOs Process
9. Continuing Obligations
10. Notifiable Transactions
11. Connected Transactions
12. Market Misconduct
13. Disclosure of Interests
a) Comprehensive outline of what the rules require, how this can be done practically and the policy behind the rules
b) Acts as a step-by-step guide relating to Listing Requirements
c) Recent developments relating to:
• Directors’ dealing in “blackout periods”
• Quarterly financial reporting and
• Statutory backing to LR13.09
d) Key focus of commentary:
• Process and documentation required to get a company listed on HKEx
• Ongoing obligations on listed companies under the Listing Rules
• Ongoing obligations on listed companies and their shareholders under other legislation, primarily the Securities and Futures Ordinance (such as market misconduct, insider dealing, disclosure of interests)
Nigel Davis has a B.A. from University College, London and an M.A. from the University of Southern California. Nigel is admitted as a solicitor both in Hong Kong and in England & Wales. He is currently a Senior Teaching Consultant in the Department of Professional Legal Education, The Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong. Before joining HKU in December 2006, Nigel practiced as a solicitor in an international law firm in London and Hong Kong, where he specialised in corporate finance, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, company law and financial regulation and he continues to advise on these matters on a consultancy basis. Nigel is also a member of the Listing Committee of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Melanie Mitchell has a BCom and LLB from The University of Queensland. Melanie is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and Queensland, Australia. She is currently a Senior Teaching Consultant in the Department of Professional Legal Education, The Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong having joined The University of Hong Kong in 2009. Melanie practiced in international law firms in Hong Kong and Australia until 2011, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, with an emphasis on listed companies, joint ventures, corporate finance and corporate and commercial law.