Mike Suen

Partner, Corporate Team, Withers. 

Mike is a partner in the corporate team. He has over nineteen years’ experience in corporate finance and specialises principally in initial public offerings on the Main and Growth Enterprise Market Boards of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, including the listing of real estate investment trusts. He also has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, compliance pertaining to Hong Kong listing rules and local securities regulatory compliance.

Earlier this year, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("SEHK") issued a Consultation Paper to propose the admission of listing applicants with corporate shareholders who hold weighted voting...
10 September 2020
Currently, listed issuers in Hong Kong are required to appoint a company secretary to discharge compliance and reporting obligations owed to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (“the Exchange”). Listing...
17 April 2020
There has been a heated debate over “shell creation” and backdoor listing (also known as “reverse takeover(s)”, “RTO(s)”) in recent years, which enables a potential buyer of the issuer to secure...
10 December 2019
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Exchange”) published a consultation paper on delisting in September 2017 (“Consultation Paper”). After feedback from the market, the Exchange issued its...
3 September 2019
Introduction: Current Regime and Proposal In September 2018, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong issued a Consultation Paper for a proposed new Listing Rule 13.50A. The proposed rule seeks to...
11 March 2019
In April 2013, we wrote a letter to Hong Kong Lawyer in reference to the joint consultation conclusions published by the Securities and Futures Commission (the “SFC”) and The Stock Exchange of Hong...
9 November 2018
After years of discussions, a new listing regime for companies from emerging and innovative sectors has been launched in Hong Kong in April this year. The dual-class shareholding structure is...
3 October 2018
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