The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the Exchange) has published a consultation paper on the Proposed Amendments to Listing Rules relating to Share Schemes of Listed Issuers. 

There are significant changes proposed that will impact the design, governance and administration for share schemes of companies listed on the Exchange. 

This is proposed to apply to new share schemes adopted on or after the effective date of the amendments, with transitional arrangements for existing share schemes that are valid at the effective date.