The Exchange will consider an application by a PRC issuer for listing on the Exchange under this Chapter only if:—
(1) it is duly incorporated in the PRC as a joint stock limited company (股份有限公司);
(2) the Exchange is satisfied that there are adequate communication and cooperation arrangements in place between the Exchange and the relevant securities regulatory authorities in the PRC;
(3) in the case of a PRC issuer having equity securities listed or to be listed on another stock exchange, the Exchange is satisfied that there is adequate communication arrangement in place between the Exchange and such other stock exchange authority; and
(4) the Exchange is satisfied that applicable PRC law and the articles of association of the PRC issuer provide a sufficient level of shareholder protection to holders of H shares.