ACGA blogs published in September


As part of ACGA advocacy efforts, we have been writing blogs on market trends and other CG issues. Check out our latest articles published in September:

Beijing’s ByteDance play: the Party is just getting started
Nana Li, China Research and Project Director unpicks Beijing’s move to take token stakes in ByteDance and Weibo subsidiaries. This is a tactical shift toward more direct influence over private enterprises and why you should expect more to come. Read more.

Hong Kong’s cash for IPOs bribery trial enters the final stages
Vivian Yau, Senior Research Analyst, gives a summary of the evidence against HKEX’s co-head of IPO vetting who is accused of taking kickbacks to give the green light to listings. Read more.

Fixing the unfixable?
Christopher Leahy, Research Director for Indonesia & the Philippines believes these two markets are poised to go backwards on CG and asks what can be done. Read more.

SPACs and sensibility
Jane Moir, Research Director for Hong Kong & Singapore looks at Hong Kong’s SPAC consultation which reflects the city’s chequered history with shell companies and stock manipulation. Read more.

India: Listen up
Sharmila Gopinath, Research Director for India shares two recent regulatory cases in India, one relating to tax and the other auditing, highlighting the perils of not listening to market feedback before making policy. Read more.

Hong Kong shareholders unite for lawsuit over misleading IPO prospectus
Jane Moir, Research Director for Hong Kong & Singapore reports on a very rare event. Read more.

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