Hong Kong Stock Exchange Amends the Corporate Governance Code and Listing Rules

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The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Exchange”) has recently published its Consultation Conclusions on Review of the Corporate Governance Code (“Code”) and associated Listing Rules. The Code and Listing Rules amendments aim to promote the development of a higher level of corporate governance among listed issuers and bring Hong Kong in line with international best practices. They will come into force in 3 phases, starting on 1 January 2012.

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