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Listing Rules Review Part 2: Board Games
In Part 2 of our review of the proposed Listing Rule changes, we look at the fundamental question of independent directors and committees. Here again, the SEHK wins a perfect 6.0 in the "form over substance" category. They are skating on thin ice by allowing controlling shareholders to elect " independent" directors, a system which has failed to prevent numerous horror stories on Webb-site.com. Independent directors should be elected by independent shareholders.