Kim Larkin

Solicitor, Charltons Law, Hong Kong

With a background in banking and debt capital markets in London and Hong Kong, Kim joined boutique corporate law firm, Charltons, in 2003 and focuses on Hong Kong corporate finance regulation, including IPOs, listed company regulatory compliance, SFC licensing, funds, and debt capital markets.  Her main interest is the development of Hong Kong regulation to facilitate Hong Kong’s continued growth as Asia’s premier international finance centre.  Key areas of interest currently include continued broadening of access to Hong Kong’s stock exchange, crypto assets, crowd-funding, fintech, virtual banking and green banks.  

The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”), Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) and Federation of Share Registrars Limited (FSR) published a Consultation Paper on a Revised Operational...
13 August 2019
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) now requires licence applications to be made with the new licensing forms introduced on 11 February 2019. Annual returns and notifications to the SFC must...
11 July 2019
In February 2019, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (“SEHK”) adopted a number of amendments to the Listing Rules, including new requirements for directors of listed companies and supervisors of listed...
5 July 2019
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) will adopt a new Listing Committee decision review structure in mid-2019. The key changes are: “Matters of Material Significance” (such as rejections of...
27 June 2019
The Financial Services Business Council (“FSBC”) of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (“EuroCham”) published a briefing paper, Driving Private Financing for Green Industries in Hong...
11 June 2019
On 28 January 2019, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) and Federation of Share Registrars Limited (FSR) began to consult the public on the...
16 May 2019
Amendments to the regime for SFC-authorised funds under the Code on Unit Trusts and Mutual Funds took effect on 1 January 2019. AMENDMENTS RELATING TO KEY OPERATORS The minimum capital...
9 May 2019
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