Changes to the Hong Kong Takeovers Code

On 13 July 2018, the Securities and Futures Commission published its consultation conclusions on the proposed amendments to the Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Buy-backs (the “Codes”).

Read our summary of the key issues in the consultation paper published in January 2018. The amendments came into effect on the same day, i.e., 13 July 2018.