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The HAMS Proposal

The HAMS proposal involves establishing an authoritative body to represent and advance minority shareholders' interests in Hong Kong-listed companies, accelerating corporate governance reform, reducing investment risk and thereby lowering the cost of capital for HK-listed companies. It's a win-win proposition. Good for investors, good for issuers, and good for Hong Kong's economy and financial market.

HAMS would have three main divisions: Policy, Appraisal and Enforcement. Executive management would report to a non-executive Board of Governors elected by investor members. Funded by a Good Governance Levy of 0.005% on transactions, HAMS would require enabling legislation.

The Endorsement List
Freqently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The proposal in detail

News on the HAMS proposal

Government rejects HAMS Proposal (24-Apr-02)
Widespread Endorsement for HAMS Proposal (3-Sep-01)

What the media said

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