Panel on Financial Affairs

Meeting on Thursday, 5 July 2007 at 9:30 am
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting and matters arising

LC Paper No. CB(1)2009/06-07
(issued on 4 July 2007)

-Minutes of special meeting on 12 April 2007

II.Information papers issued since the last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(1)1885/06-07
(issued on 12 June 2007)

-Legislative Council Brief on "Final Report of Public Consultation on Tax Reform"

LC Paper No. CB(1)1893/06-07
(issued on 13 June 2007)

-Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Statistical Digest - March 2007

LC Paper No. CB(1)1929/06-07(01)
(issued on 18 June 2007)

-Administration's response dated 13 June 2007 from the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury to the Hong Kong Institute of Trade Mark Practitioners (English version only)

LC Paper No. CB(1)1963/06-07
(issued on 26 June 2007)

-Draft report of the Panel for 2006-07 for submission to the Legislative Council

III.Progress of the work of the Financial Reporting Council
(9:30 am - 10:10 am)

LC Paper No. CB(1)2008/06-07(01)
(issued on 28 June 2007)

-Paper on "Establishment of the Financial Reporting Council" provided by the Financial Reporting Council

IV.Electronic Disclosure Project launched by the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
(10:10 am - 11:05 am)

Meeting with the Administration and deputations

LC Paper No. CB(1)2008/06-07(02)
(issued on 28 June 2007)

-Paper provided by the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx)

LC Paper No. CB(1)1848/06-07(01)
(issued on 6 June 2007)

-Press release on HKEx Sets Date for the Launch of Electronic Disclosure and the Abolition of Mandatory Paid Announcements

  1. The Newspaper Society of Hong Kong
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)2008/06-07(03) - issued on 28 June 2007 - English version only
    (Appendices 1 to 4 (English version only) and Appendices 5 to 7 (Chinese version only))

  2. Hong Kong Institute of Investors
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)2008/06-07(04) - issued on 28 June 2007)
V.Issues related to the cooperation between the securities regulators of Hong Kong and the Mainland
(11:05 am - 11:45 am)

LC Paper No. CB(1)2008/06-07(05)
(issued on 28 June 2007)

-Paper provided by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)

LC Paper No. CB(1)1809/06-07(01)
(issued on 1 June 2007)

-Letter dated 31 May 2007 from Hon Albert Ho (Chinese version only)

VI.Issues relating to the listing of companies which are incorporated outside Hong Kong
(11:45 am - 12:20 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)2008/06-07(06)
(issued on 28 June 2007)

-Paper provided by HKEx

LC Paper No. CB(1)1270/06-07(01)
(issued on 29 March 2007)

-Paper on "HKEx statement regarding the listing of overseas companies" provided by the HKEx

LC Paper No. CB(1)1101/06-07(01)
(issued on 8 March 2007)

-Joint press release on "Joint policy statement regarding the listing of overseas companies" published by the HKEx and SFC on 7 March 2007

VII.Any other business
(12:20 pm - 12:25 pm)

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
4 July 2007