On 22 September 2017, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Exchange”) published a consultation paper proposing Listing Rule changes to address potential abuses related to large scale deeply discounted capital raising activities and specific issues concerning other capital raising and share issuance transactions.

The table below summarises the key points of the Exchange’s proposals and compares them with the current position:

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The deadline for submission of responses to the consultation paper is 24 November 2017.