Minor amendments to the GEM Listing Rules
Note to subscribers for the amendments to the rules governing the listing of securities on the Growth Enterprise Market (the "GEM Listing Rules")
Update No. 44
Minor GEM Listing Rule amendments and implementation of the Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide
We enclose reprinted pages of the GEM Listing Rules and the filing instructions. The reprinted pages incorporate minor amendments to the GEM Listing Rules and amendments to implement proposals in the Consultation Conclusions on Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide published on 31 August 2012.
We have amended the GEM Listing Rules to:
Minor GEM Listing Rule amendments
Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide
Coming into effect
The minor GEM Listing Rule amendments will come into effect on 1 January 2013. The Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide will apply to issuers with financial years ending after 31 December 2012.
For and on behalf of
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited
Mark Dickens JP
Head of Listing