On 27 July 2018, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) published the conclusion on its "Consultation Paper on Review of the Corporate Governance Code (CG Code) and Related Listing Rules" (CG Consultation). The amended CG Code and related Listing Rules will take effect on 1 January 2019.
Furthermore, in response to the feedback to the CG Consultation, SEHK published the "Guidance for Boards and Directors" (Guidance) to provide practical advice to directors. The Guidance does not form part of the Listing Rules. Issuers should make their own judgement on whether to apply the suggestions advised in the Guidance.