The new proposal will amend the definition of "Outstanding Principal Balance", which determines the principal amount of a bond or loan that must be delivered to physically settle a CDS contract.
In its three year strategic plan unveiled earlier this year, HKEX said it would work to become a hub for the issuance and trading of ETFs in Asia.
The revised VRR scheme is open for allotment as of 27 May, allowing FPIs to invest in government securities and corporate debt up to an aggregate limit of $7.8bn.
China Merchants Securities was a joint sponsor with UBS – fined in March – for the 2009 IPO of China Metal Recycling, which was found to have fabricated financial information.
Trading in a Hong Kong listed company will be suspended if the auditor issues a disclaimer or adverse opinion for any financial year commencing on or after 1 September 2019.
The announcement follows an ETF Connectivity Agreement signed by JPX and the SSE last month, where both agreed to establish an system for cross-listings of ETFs.
From within the sandbox, iSTOX is currently onboarding the first batch of issuers and investors who will participate in issuance and trading of digitised securities starting in 4Q 2019.
The first trade on the LME from India INX took place on 21 May, in copper.
The SFC has clarified aspects of the new disclosure obligation, but concerns remain over logistical and administrative burdens, say ASIFMA and Herbert Smith Freehills.
HKEX is reviewing its ESG reporting framework to ensure it remains fit for purpose and is up to date with investor and stakeholder expectations and international best practice.