Short Selling

Short Selling – Recent Regulatory Reform

Short Selling – Recent Regulatory Reform 1401 788 Hauzen

Global practices with respect to selling regulations are considered in the context of Hong Kong which has taken a more stringent approach to reporting requirements, compared to UK, Australia & Singapore.

Short Position Reporting Regime

Short Position Reporting Regime 1401 788 Hauzen

The requirement to report short positions is examined in this practice note, with consideration of the background to the regime.

Short Selling Regulation

Short Selling Regulation 1401 788 Hauzen

This practice note provides the framework and restrictions for conducting short-selling lawfully under Part VII of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571).

Different Types of Short Selling

Different Types of Short Selling 1401 788 Hauzen

Variants of short selling are considered including an introduction to ‘naked’ and ‘covered’ short sales. This section also sets out the dangers of short selling in the context of rights issues.

Introduction to Short Selling

Introduction to Short Selling 1401 788 Hauzen

This overview of short selling includes its definition, its operation, and how the practice is seen by regulators to be prone to market abuse.

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