A Destined Intermediary - The Role of Hong Kong in Shaping the Regulation of Takeover Defences in China

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Discusses the extent to which Hong Kong's takeover defence regulations, which were influenced by UK law, have been instrumental in shaping securities market regulation in China. Compares the takeover defence regulations of the three jurisdictions, highlights key areas of similarity, and identifies the ways in which the UK helped to develop Hong Kong's regulatory regime for securities. Explains how Hong Kong and China collaborated in securities regulation, including their co-operation over the issue of Chinese H shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)145-151
Number of pages7
JournalThe Company Lawyer
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2012



  • China
  • Co-operation
  • Comparative law
  • Financial regulation
  • Hong Kong
  • Securities markets
  • Takeovers

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