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This section comprises decisions on cases handled by the Listing Committee and/or the Listing Division, to enhance transparency and market understanding of their interpretation of the Listing Rules. Each decision was based on its specific circumstances and is not a precedent for future cases.
Effective from 1 January 2011, listing decisions will be published under a new naming format as illustrated below:
|Before 1 January 2011||On or After 1 January 2011|
Listing decisions published before 1 January 2011 continue to bear the old references.
|LD Series Number||
|Listing Rules/ Topics||Particulars|
|Main Board Rules 2.03, 2A.03, 13.64, 13.64A and 13.52B(1)||Whether the Exchange would approve a share subdivision proposed by Company A|
|LD102-2016||12/2016||Main Board Rules 2.03, 2A.03 and 7.19(6)||
Whether the Exchange would grant listing approval for the proposed rights issue of Company A
(Withdrawn in July 2018)
Main Board Rule 9.03(3)
GEM Rules 12.09 and 12.14
|To provide guidance on why the Exchange returned certain listing applications|
Main Board Rules 2.06 and Chapter 8
GEM Rules 2.09 and Chapter 11
|To provide guidance on why the Exchange rejected certain listing applications|
|LD99-2016||03/2016||Main Board Rule 13.24||Whether Company A would have sufficient operations or assets under Rule 13.24 after the disposal|
|LD98-2016||03/2016||Main Board Rule 13.24||Whether Company A would have sufficient operations or assets under Rule 13.24 after the disposal|
|LD97-2016||03/2016||Main Board Rule 13.24||Whether Company A would have sufficient operations or assets under Rule 13.24 after the disposal|
|LD96-2016||03/2016||Main Board Rule 14.06(6)||Whether Company A's proposed acquisition of the Target would be a reverse takeover|
|LD95-2016||03/2016||Main Board Rule 14.06(6)||Whether Company A's proposed acquisition of an interest in the Target from Mr. B would be a reverse takeover|
|LD94-2016||03/2016||Main Board Rule 14.06(6)||Whether Company A's proposed subscription of an interest in the Fund would be a reverse takeover|
|LD93-2016||03/2016||Main Board Rules 8.04, 8.05(1)(a) and Paragraph 3(c) of Practice Note 15||Whether the Company A (excluding its interest in Newco) could rely on the unrealised fair value gains on investment properties to meet the profit requirement under Rule 8.05(1)(a)|