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  • Summary half-year reports

    • 18.82

      Summary half-year reports shall include, as a minimum, the following information in respect of the listed issuer:—

      (1) information as set out in rules 18.78(1) to (9);
      (2) details of non-compliance (if any) with rules 5.05(1) and 5.05(2) and an explanation of the remedial steps taken by the listed issuer to address such non-compliance relating to appointment of a sufficient number of independent non-executive directors and an independent non-executive director with appropriate professional qualifications or accounting or related financial management expertise, respectively;
      (3) details of non-compliance with rule 5.28 (if any) and an explanation of the remedial steps taken by the listed issuer to address such non-compliance relating to establishment of an audit committee;
      (4) where the accounting information contained in a summary half-year report has been audited by the listed issuer's auditors, an opinion from the auditors as to whether the summary half-year report is consistent with the full half-year report from which it is derived;
      (5) names of the director(s) who have signed the full half-year report on behalf of the board of directors of the listed issuer;
      (6) a statement to the effect that the summary half-year report only gives a summary of the information and particulars contained in the listed issuer's full half-year report;
      (7) a statement as to how an entitled person may obtain free of charge a copy of the listed issuer's full half-year report from which the summary half-year report is derived; and
      (8) a statement as to the manner in which an entitled person may in future notify the listed issuer of his wishes to receive a copy of a summary half-year report in place of a copy of the full half-year report from which it is derived.
      Note: "Entitled person" is a person who is entitled to be sent copies of the reporting documents for the financial year under section 430 of the Companies Ordinance.