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01 July 2022 by
It has been one year since the launch of the Green and Sustainable Finance Grant Scheme (Scheme) in May 2021. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced in its Quarterly Bulletin of March 2022 that more than 60 debt instruments had been approved under the Scheme. This article summarizes the core elements of the Scheme and provides tips for applications.
30 June 2022 by
The principles on sustainable bonds (ICMA Bond Principles) formulated by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) are widely applied in Hong Kong listed bonds, as discussed in our previous articles. External reviews play an important part in green, social and sustainability-lined bonds/loans, and the author will summarize the common types of external reviews here.
29 June 2022 by
As of 10 May 2022, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange included 94 bonds in its “Sustainable Finance Products” bond repository , out of which 79 issuances are categorized as green bonds. The other categories are 2 social, 1 sustainability, 3 sustainability-linked, 2 blue, 6 transition and 1 COVID-19 bonds.
28 June 2022 by
Green, social and sustainability-linked bonds listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange adopt principles formulated by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA). This article introduces the core elements in those principles.
27 June 2022 by
In 2021, we have seen significant changes in the data protection regime in mainland China. Specifically, the Data Security Law (DSL) and the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) came into effect on 1 September 2021 and 1 November 2021 respectively.
17 May 2022 by
On April 22, 2022, Chengdu International Commercial Court was officially established. It is the third international commercial court in China after the establishment of the Suzhou International Commercial Court and the Beijing International Commercial Court, and exercises centralized jurisdiction over the first instance proceeding of all foreign-related civil and commercial cases that should have been heard by intermediate people’s courts within Sichuan Province.
01 March 2022 by
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16 February 2022 by
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06 January 2022 by
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Stock Exchange”) published in December 2021 the conclusions to its consultation paper of April 2021 titled “Review of Corporate Governance Code and Related Listing Rules” , with an aim to enhance the corporate governance practices and reporting by listed companies.
05 January 2022 by
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