7 November 2019 Capital Markets Regulatory Update

Dec 29, 2017

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has recently issued consultation conclusions and other new guidance relating to listing applicants and listed issuers. In this seminar, the three speakers will share different perspectives on these developments, based on their respective experience as practising accountants and experienced executive in a listed company.
Areas to be covered in this seminar:

  •  IPO trends and outlook in major markets
  •  New listing regimes in Hong Kong and Mainland China for new economy companies
  •  Recent regulatory updates that are relevant to listing applicants and listed issuers, including:
    -          Guidance on suitability of listing and rejection of listing applications
    -          Delisting framework and implications of a disclaimer or adverse audit opinion
    -          Guidance on presentation of non-GAAP financial measures
    -          Updates to Corporate Governance Code
    -          Consultation on ESG reporting

Event details:


Speakers : Mr. Roy Leung, KPMG
Mr. Jacky Lai, Ernst & Young
Mr. Kim Man Wong, Hong Kong Electric Investments
Date : 7 November 2019 (Thursday)
Time : 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Venue : KPMG offices, 8/F Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central
Language : Cantonese
CPD : 1.5 hours
Fee : $100 for AWAHK members; $150 for non-AWAHK members

Roy is a Partner of the Capital Markets Advisory Group of KPMG.  He has extensive experience in providing assurance and advisory services to clients in the process of their IPOs.  He is also the lead audit engagement partner for a number of key listed company clients.  Roy has served clients from a variety of sectors including consumer goods, real estate, logistics and transportation.  He serves as a member of Council of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Jacky is an Assurance Partner of Ernst & Young.  He has over 20 years of experience in providing professional services to clients from different markets and in a wide range of industries, including retail and consumer products, food and beverage, environmental energy, entertainment, construction, and manufacturing.  He has extensive experience with IPOs, including advising on cross border listing as well as assisting state-owned enterprises with pre-IPO restructuring.  Jacky is currently a member of Professional Development Committee and Professional Conduct Committee of the HKICPA.  Jacky is also a regular speaker of various IPO press conferences.
Kim Man is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Hong Kong Electric Investments.  He has over 30 years of experience in financial management and accounting in Hong Kong and other countries.  He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Administration.  He is also a member of HKICPA.  He has actively involved in accounting education and professional development all these years.  He is currently the Chairman of Accountancy Advisory Board of Lingnan University and the Chairman of Professional Development Committee of HKICPA.  He is also a Panel Convenor of the Financial Reporting Review Panel of Financial Reporting Council.
Please e-register immediately and send in your cheques payable to “AWAHK” (with the names of participant marked at the back of the cheque) to our office at 8/F, Chinachem Tower, 34-37 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong.
Enrolment is made on a first come first served basis with priority to AWAHK members.