• Termination of a sponsor's role

    • 3A.17

      In the case of resignation by, or termination of, the sponsor during the processing of the initial listing application:

      (1) the new applicant must immediately notify the Exchange of the resignation or termination and the sponsor must notify the Exchange of its resignation or termination together with reasons in accordance with rule 3A.02A(2); and
      (2) if the departing sponsor was the sole independent sponsor, the replacement sponsor must notify the Exchange of its appointment in accordance with rule 3A.02A(1) and re-submit, on behalf of the new applicant, a listing application not less than 2 months from the date of its formal appointment detailing a revised timetable together with a further initial listing fee in accordance with Chapter 9 and the declaration and undertaking required by this Chapter.

      Note: Any initial listing fee already paid will, in such circumstances, be forfeited.

    • 3A.18

      For the avoidance of doubt, a replacement sponsor shall not be regarded as having satisfied any of the obligations of a sponsor by virtue of work performed by a predecessor sponsor.