Over the past few years, the Hong Kong regulators have placed tougher requirements on IPO sponsors to conduct due diligence on their clients. Regulators are now preparing to highlight and discipline institutions who have been slow to adapt.

Stroz Friedberg, an Aon company is proud to announce that we recently joined a selection of experts in authoring, "101 Tips for Executives - A Practical handbook to Hong Kong IPOs 2017".

Bill Sims, Managing Director and Head of Investigations and Business Intelligence and Stephen Downie, Senior Associate, Due Diligence and Strategic Research contributed a chapter on:  

  • The essential elements of conducting pre-IPO Due Diligence into the backgrounds and reputations of the listing company, related entities and key principles.

Bill Sims also participated in a video interview discussing:

  • Potential fraud risks to be cognizant of during the IPO due diligence process and,
  • the increasing likelihood that cyber due diligence will be a requirement of IPO due diligence