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The Rising Star in the East: Unveiling China’s Star Market, the Registration-based IPO Regime and Capital Markets Law Reform

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)394-412
JournalInternational Company and Commercial Law Review
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2020


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This article discusses and analyses the latest capital markets law reform in China, which involves the launch of the star market (sci-tech innovation board) at the Shanghai Stock Exchange as well as the introduction of the “registration-based” IPO regime to replace the previous “approval-based” system. The article considers whether laws can be used as a useful and transformative tool to create deep and liquid capital markets and to promote technological developments.

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