Asia Pacific: A sensible split

Author: | Published: 8 Jul 2015
HKEx has too many
The Hong Kong Exchange (HKEx) and Securities and Futures Commission's (SFC) disagreement on weighted voting rights (WVR) has highlighted the problem of having dual securities regulators. It's time for Hong Kong to follow major markets, such as the US, and move regulatory duties entirely to the SFC.

On June 19 HKEx announced the conclusions to its concept paper on WVR, and revealed that it would release a formal consultation on amending the Listing Rules....