Market Consultations 
20/06/2016 
 

Consultations before 2005

Consultations after 2005

Consultation Papers Responses to Consultation Paper Consultation Conclusions
June 2016 To be announced To be announced
Joint Consultation Paper on
Proposed Enhancements to
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited's Decision-making and Governance Structure
For Listing Regulation

To be announced To be announced
April 2016 June 2016 June 2016

Consultation Paper on Proposal for Revision of the Stock Option Position Limit Model

Questionnaire on Proposal for Revision of the Stock Option Position Limit Model

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper Consultation Conclusions on Proposal for Revision of the Stock Option Position Limit Model
July 2015 December 2015 December 2015

Consultation Paper on Review of the Environmental, Social
and Governance Reporting Guide

Questionnaire on Review of the Environmental, Social
and Governance Reporting Guide

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on Review of the Environmental, Social
and Governance Reporting Guide

 

January 2015 July 2015 July 2015

Consultation Paper on Proposal for Introduction of Volatility Control Mechanism in the Securities and Derivatives Markets and Closing Auction Session in the Securities Market

Presentation Material of Briefing Sessions for the Market Consultation on "Proposal for Introduction of Volatility Control Mechanism in the Securities and Derivatives Markets and Closing Auction Session in the Securities Market"

Questionnaire on Proposal for Introduction of Volatility Control Mechanism in the Securities and Derivatives Markets and Closing Auction Session in the Securities Market

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on Proposal for Introduction of Volatility Control Mechanism in the Securities and Derivatives Markets and Closing Auction Session in the Securities Market
August 2014 June 2015 June 2015

Weighted Voting Rights Concept Paper

Reference Links

Questionnaire on Weighted Voting Rights Concept Paper

 

Responses to the Concept Paper Consultation Conclusions to Concept Paper on Weighted Voting Rights
August 2014 February 2015 February 2015

Consultation Paper on Review of Listing Rules on Disclosure of Financial Information with reference to the New Companies Ordinance and Hong Kong Financial Reporting Standards and Proposed Minor/Housekeeping Rule Amendments 

Questionnaire on Review of Listing Rules on Disclosure of Financial Information with reference to the New Companies Ordinance and Hong Kong Financial Reporting Standards and Proposed Minor/Housekeeping Rule Amendments 

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper Consultation Conclusions on Review of Listing Rules on Disclosure of Financial Information with reference to the New Companies Ordinance and Hong Kong Financial Reporting Standards and Proposed Minor/Housekeeping Rule Amendments
June 2014 October 2014 December 2014

Consultation Paper on Risk Management and Internal Control: Review of the Corporate Governance Code and Corporate Governance Report 

Questionnaire on Risk Management and Internal Control: Review of the Corporate Governance Code and Corporate Governance Report

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper Consultation Conclusions on Risk Management and Internal Control: Review of the Corporate Governance Code and Corporate Governance Report
April 2013 August 2013 March 2014

Consultation Paper on Review of Connected Transaction Rules

Questionnaire on Review of Connected Transaction Rules

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper Consultation Conclusions on Review of Connected Transaction Rules
April 2013 August 2013 March 2014

Consultation Paper on Proposed Changes to Align the Definitions of Connected Person and Associate in the Listing Rules

Questionnaire on Proposed Changes to Align the Definitions of Connected Person and Associate in the Listing Rules

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper Consultation Conclusions on Proposed Changes to Align the Definitions of Connected Person and Associate in the Listing Rules
September 2012 December 2012 December 2012

Consultation Paper on Board Diversity

Questionnaire on Board Diversity

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on Board Diversity

August 2012

November 2012

November 2012

Consultation Paper on Rule Changes Consequential on the Enactment of the Securities and Futures (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 to Provide Statutory Backing to Listed Corporations' Continuing Obligation to Disclose Inside Information

Questionnaire on Rule Changes Consequential on the Enactment of the Securities and Futures (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 to Provide Statutory Backing to Listed Corporations' Continuing Obligation to Disclose Inside Information

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on Rule Changes Consequential on the Enactment of the Securities and Futures (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 to Provide Statutory Backing to Listed Corporations' Continuing Obligation to Disclose Inside Information

July 2012 March 2013 March 2013

Consultation Paper on Trading Halts

Questionnaire on Trading Halts

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on Trading Halts
December 2011 June 2012 August 2012

Consultation Paper on Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide

Questionnaire on Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide

July 2011 March 2012 March 2012

Consultation Paper on HKEx Clearing House Risk Management Reform Measures

Questionnaire on HKEx Clearing House Risk Management Reform Measures

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on HKEx Clearing House Risk Management Reform Measures

 

May 2011 December 2011 December 2011

Consultation Paper on After-Hours Futures Trading

Questionnaire on After-Hours Futures Trading

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on After-Hours Futures Trading

 

 

December 2010 May 2011 October 2011

Consultation Paper on Review of the Code on Corporate Governance Practices and Associated Listing Rules

Questionnaire on Review of the Code on Corporate Governance Practices and Associated Listing Rules

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Consultation Conclusions on Review of the Corporate Governance Code and Associated Listing Rules

 

December 2010 May 2011 May 2011

Consultation Paper on Ex-entitlement Trading and Shareholder Approval

Questionnaire on Ex-entitlement Trading and Shareholder Approval

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Consultation Conclusions on Ex-entitlement Trading and Shareholder Approval

 

December 2010 October 2011 October 2011

Consultation Paper on Proposed Changes to Requirements for the Listing of Debt Issues to Professional Investors Only 

Questionnaire on Proposed Changes to Requirements for the Listing of Debt Issues to Professional Investors Only

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Consultation Conclusions on Proposed Changes to Requirements for the Listing of Debt Issues to Professional Investors Only

December 2010 April 2011 October 2011

Joint Consultation Paper on Proposed Changes to Property Valuation Requirements

Questionnaire on Proposed Changes to Property Valuation Requirements

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Joint Consultation Conclusions on Proposed Changes to Property Valuation Requirements

 

September 2010 November 2010 November 2010

Consultation Paper on Proposed Changes to Trading Hours

Questionnaire on Proposed Changes to Trading Hours 

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Consultation Conclusions on Proposed Changes to Trading Hours

 

September 2010 December 2010 January 2011

Consultation Paper on Proposed Changes to Requirements for Qualified Property Acquisitions and Formation of Joint Ventures

Questionnaire on Proposed Changes to Requirements for Qualified Property Acquisitions and Formation of Joint Ventures

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Consultation Conclusions on Proposed Changes to Requirements for Qualified Property Acquisitions and Formation of Joint Ventures

September 2010 November 2010 January 2011

Consultation Paper on Proposed Changes to the Minimum Number of Shareholders for the Market Capitalisation/Revenue Test

Questionnaire on Proposed Changes to the Minimum Number of Shareholders for the Market Capitalisation/Revenue Test

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Consultation Conclusions on Proposed Change to the Minimum Number of Shareholders for the Market Capitalisation/Revenue Test

 

December 2009 September 2010 September 2010

Joint Consultation Paper on a Proposed Operational Model for Implementing a Scripless Securities Market in Hong Kong

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Joint Consultation Conclusions on a Proposed Operational Model for Implementing a Scripless Securities Market in Hong Kong

 

November 2009 August 2010 August 2010

Consultation Paper on Introduction of a T+2 Finality Arrangement for CCASS Money Settlement

Questionnaire on Introduction of a T+2 Finality Arrangement for CCASS Money Settlement

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Consultation Conclusions on Introduction of a T+2 Finality Arrangement for CCASS Money Settlement

October 2009 January 2010 May 2010

Consultation Paper on Proposed Changes to the Connected Transaction Rules

Questionnaire on Proposed Changes to the Connected Transaction Rules

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper
(updated on 31 March 2010)

 

Consultation Conclusions on Proposed Changes to Connected Transaction Rules  

September 2009 December 2009 May 2010

Consultation Paper on Proposed Changes to Requirements for Circulars and Listing Documents of Listed Issuers

Questionnaire on Proposed Changes to Requirements for Circulars and Listing Documents of Listed Issuers

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Consultation Conclusions on Proposed Changes to Requirements for Circulars and Listing Documents of Listed Issuers

September 2009 November 2009 May 2010

Consultation Paper on New Listing Rules for Mineral and Exploration Companies

Questionnaire on New Listing Rules for Mineral and Exploration Companies

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper
(updated on 22 January 2010)

Consultation Conclusions on New Listing Rules for Mineral Companies

August 2009 October 2009 December 2010

Consultation Paper on Acceptance of Mainland Accounting and Auditing Standards and Mainland Audit Firms for Mainland Incorporated Companies Listed in Hong Kong

Questionnaire on Acceptance of Mainland Accounting and Auditing Standards and Mainland Audit Firms for Mainland Incorporated Companies Listed in Hong Kong    

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on Acceptance of Mainland Accounting and Auditing Standards and Mainland Audit Firms for Mainland Incorporated Companies Listed in Hong Kong

 

July 2009 November 2009 December 2009

Consultation Paper on Proposals to Accelerate Rights Issues and Open Offers

Questionnaire on Proposals to Accelerate Rights Issues and Open Offers

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper
(updated on 6 November 2009) 

Consultation Conclusions on  Proposals to Accelerate Rights Issues and Open Offers

 

June 2009 September 2009 October 2009

Consultation Paper on Proposed Changes to Filing and Checklist Requirements for Listing of Equity Securities

Questionnaire on Proposed Changes to Filing and Checklist Requirements for Listing of Equity Securities

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on  Proposed Changes to Filing and Checklist Requirements for Listing of Equity Securities

June 2009 December 2009 December 2009

Consultation Paper on Certified Emission Reduction Futures

Questionnaire on Certified Emission Reduction Futures

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Consultation Conclusions on Certified Emission Reduction Futures

 

November 2008

February 2009

February 2009

Consultation Paper on Introduction of a Price Control Mechanism during the Closing Auction Session in the Securities Market

Questionnaire on Introduction of a Price Control Mechanism during the Closing Auction Session in the Securities Market

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on Introduction of a Price Control Mechanism during the Closing Auction Session in the Securities Market

April 2008

July 2008

November 2010

Joint Consultation Paper on Issue of Paper Application Forms with Electronic Prospectuses

Responses to the Consultation Paper (updated on 30 July 2008 )

 

Joint Consultation Conclusions on Issue of Paper Application Forms with Electronic Prospectuses

 

January 2008

April 2008

October 2009 / July 2009 / November 2008

Combined Consultation Paper on Proposed Changes to the Listing Rules

Questionnaire on Proposed Changes to the Listing Rules

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper (updated on 22 May 2008)

Consultation Conclusion on Issue 11 (General Mandates) of the 2008 Combined Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusion on Proposal under Issue 15 of the 2008 Combined Consultation Paper

Consultation Conclusions on Proposals in the 2008 Combined Consultation Paper

 

August 2007

November 2007

July 2008

Consultation Paper on Periodic Financial Reporting

Questionnaire on Periodic Financial Reporting

 

Responses to the Consultation Paper 

Consultation Conclusion on Shortening the Deadlines for Half-Year and Annual Reporting by Main Board Issuers

July 2007

November 2007

May 2008

Consultation Paper on the Growth Enterprise Market

Responses to the Consultation Paper

 

Consultation Conclusions on the Growth Enterprise Market
March 2007

July 2007

July 2007

Consultation Paper on the Introduction of a Closing Auction Session

Responses to the Consultation Paper 

Consultation Conclusions on the Introduction of a Closing Auction Session

 

January 2006

July 2006 / June 2006

July 2007
Discussion Paper on the Growth Enterprise Market

Summary of responses to the Discussion Paper on the Growth Enterprise Market

Responses to the Discussion Paper

 

In light of the responses to the Discussion Paper, HKEx released a Consultation Paper on the Growth Enterprise Market in July 2007, which put forward HKEx's proposals for further developing GEM as a second board.