Financial Regulatory Forum

ANALYSIS-Tougher Hong Kong securities regulator risks being defanged

May 26, 2010

By Don Durfee

HONG KONG, May 26 (Reuters) – Wavering political intent and possible changes at the helm of the securities regulator may dent Hong Kong’s recently won reputation as a tough enforcement regime and undermine its place as a prominent financial centre.

IPOs Rising: Hong Kong’s Siren Song, Meet Regulatory Gatekeeper

May 7, 2010

Hong Kong’s stock exchange beckons with an equity market “siren song”, a song that is being heard by a growing number of foreign firms, from Asia and beyond, writes Helen H Chang of Westlaw Business Currents. (more…)

HK reappoints top insider-trading buster for 3 yrs

September 24, 2009

steward-2     HONG KONG, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Hong Kong has reappointed the chief enforcement officer of its financial sector watchdog for an additional three years, underscoring the city’s recent determination to stamp out insider trading. (more…)