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  • Appointment of a sponsor

    • 3A.02

      A new applicant must appoint a sponsor under a written engagement agreement to assist it with its initial application for listing.

    • 3A.02A

      (1) A sponsor, once appointed, must notify the Exchange in writing of its appointment as soon as practicable, regardless of whether a listing application has been submitted.

      Note: As a means of notification, a sponsor must provide a copy of its engagement letter to the Exchange as soon as it is formally appointed.
      (2) If a sponsor ceases to act for a new applicant at any time after its appointment (regardless of whether a listing application has been submitted), the sponsor must inform the Exchange in writing, as soon as practicable, of its reasons for ceasing to act.

    • 3A.02B

      (1) A listing application must not be submitted by or on behalf of a new applicant less than 2 months from the date of the sponsor's formal appointment.
      (2) Where more than one sponsor is appointed in respect of a listing application, the listing application can only be submitted not less than 2 months from the date the last sponsor is formally appointed.