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February 16, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM HKT

Overview (Program Summary)

Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”) plans to modernize  both the logic and the infrastructure of the Hong Kong IPO settlement process, HKEX expects that the introduction of a newly developed platform  FINI (Fast Interface for New Issuance)  will shorten the time gap between IPO pricing and trading. This will give investors quicker access to new listings, reduce market risk and improve efficiency for all parties involved. HKEX plans to roll out FINI in Q4 2022, the new platform for IPO market participants and regulatory authorities to interact seamlessly, allowing new shares to start trading as soon as “T+2”.

The webinar will discuss the key implications of the New Hong Kong IPO Settlement process under FINI. 


Catharine Wong
Head of Share Registry & Issuer Services, Tricor Group| Chairman of the Federation of Share Registrars Limited

Catharine heads the Tricor Share Registry & Issuer Services and is responsible for steering strategic initiatives to scale up business opportunities and overseeing daily operations.

Prior to joining Tricor, Catharine was the Head of Depository and Nominee Services in HKEX, responsible for overseeing the daily operation and business development of all the depository, IPO and corporate action processes in HKEX. Highlights include implementation of the China Stock Connect, re-engineering key processes in the Central Clearing and Settlement System and leading the discussion on the Uncertificated Securities Market (USM) operation model.

Catharine works across the global securities industry for more than 25 years and has held various operations, client relations and business management positions in major international banks.  Catharine is the Chairman of the Federation of Share Registrars Limited (FSR) and a member of USM Working Group led by the Joint Working Group, including Securities and Futures Commission, HKEX and FSR.  


Date: Wednesday, 16 February 2022

Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Location: Webinar links will be sent upon registration

CPD Points: CPD points have been applied for.  Please note you need to be logged in for the full duration of the webinar to qualify for CPD points. Unfortunately, points cannot be applied for members who join the webinar via telephone link. 


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