The Institute held its 37th Affiliated Persons (AP) ECPD seminars in Shanghai between 27 and 29 May 2015 on connected transactions and insider dealing regulation. The seminars attracted over 120 participants from H-share, A+H share, red-chip and A-share companies, as well as representatives of to-be-listed companies.
Institute President Dr Maurice Ngai FCIS FCS(PE) and Vice-President Dr Gao Wei FCIS FCS(PE) were chairmen of the seminars. Fan Zhipeng, Deputy Director, Market Supervision Department, Shanghai Stock Exchange, introduced the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect and spoke from a regulator’s point of view on the challenges arising from the regulations on the disclosure of inside information and insider dealing prevention measures. Wang Changhe, Head of Division III, Listed Companies Supervision and Administration Department, the China Securities Regulatory Commission, introduced the latest regulatory policies on mergers and acquisitions. Other speakers shared insights on various topics related to the Listing Rules. The presentations were followed by group discussions.
The Institute thanks the speakers; seminar participants; the joint organiser Shinewing CPA; the sponsor Equity Group; as well as supporting organisations, namely Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Ltd, KPMG and Herbert Smith Freehills, for supporting the event.