This section contains extracts of Listing Division's letters to issuers, interpreting the Listing Rules on specific listing matters.
Rejection Letter (RL) – This series comprises a selection of letters explaining the Division's rejection of specific listing applications.
No Further Disciplinary Action (Guidance) Letter (LEGL) - This series comprises a selection of letters issued following investigation of suspected breaches of the Rules and where the Division decided not to pursue disciplinary action. The letters communicate the Division's interpretation or expectations as to the conduct of an issuer and its directors and are now published for general guidance and to promote transparency about the disposal of potential disciplinary matters.
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|Date (mm/yyyy)||Reference Number||Particulars||Listing Rules||Document Type||Content Category|
|03/2005||RL9-05||A Main Board listing applicant failing to satisfy the profit requirement of Rule 8.05
(Withdrawn in April 2019)
|Rule 8.05||Rejection Letter||New Applicants|
|03/2005||RL8-05||A GEM listing application failing to satisfy that it had a business of substance and potential for the purposes of GEM Rule 11.12, and that the listing applicant and its business were suitable for listing under GEM Rule 11.06
(Withdrawn in March 2019)
|GEM Rules 11.06, 11.12||Rejection Letter||New Applicants|
|03/2005||RL6-05||A Main Board listing applicant failing to (a) satisfy the minimum requirement of 300 shareholders as at the date of listing as required under Rule 8.08(2); and (b) meet the expected market capitalization at the time of listing of at least HK$200 million as required under Rule 8.09(2)||Rules 8.08 (2), 8.09 (2)||Rejection Letter||New Applicants|
|03/2005||RL5-05||A Main Board listing applicant failing to satisfy the "ownership continuity and control" requirement of Rule 8.05(1)(c)
(Withdrawn in October 2017)
|Rule 8.05 (1)(c)||Rejection Letter||New Applicants|
|03/2005||RL4-05||A GEM listing application raising concerns on consistency and reliability of information submitted to the Listing Division||GEM Rule 11.01||Rejection Letter||New Applicants|