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Every director must satisfy the Exchange that he has the character, experience and integrity and is able to demonstrate a standard of competence commensurate with his position as a director of an issuer. The Exchange may request information regarding the background, experience, other business interests or character of any director or proposed director of an issuer. The Exchange expects every director of an issuer:—

(1) to be cognizant of the GEM Listing Rules and reasonably familiar with the obligations and duties imposed upon him and the issuer pursuant to the GEM Listing Rules, the Securities and Futures Ordinance, the Companies Ordinance, the Takeovers Code and the Code on Share Buy-backs. The Exchange reserves a right to require directors to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the same; and
(2) to respond, in a prompt and efficient manner, to all enquiries directed at him by the Exchange.