[Webinar] The Expansion of The Insider Dealing Regime and its Implications


The SFC announced in August 2023 its consultation conclusion in changing the insider dealing regime, in particular, to expand its territorial scope. This would represent a significant update to the insider dealing regime and would carry key compliance implications for licensed corporations.


1. The existing insider dealing regime
2. SFC’s proposal to amend the insider dealing regime
3. Comparative analysis of the existing regime and proposed changes
4. Implications of the proposed changes
5. Practical suggestions

Who should attend

This webinar is primarily targeted at Directors of listed companies, MIC and licensed individuals

Speaker/Course Instructor

Maria SIT
Maria Sit is the Managing Partner of Dechert's Hong Kong office, Maria is responsible for the firm’s dispute resolution and regulatory enforcement practices in Greater China. She is a former in-house counsel at the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong.

Maria has expertise in handling joint investigations by a range of regulatory bodies, both in Asia and elsewhere.

Maria has been ranked by Chambers Greater China as a leading lawyer for Litigation and China Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory. She has also been named as a Next Generation Partner for Hong Kong Regulatory by Legal 500 Asia Pacific. In addition, Ms. Sit has been recognized among Global Investigations Review’s 100 leading women in investigations and shortlisted as one of the finalists in the ‘Financial Services Regulatory’ category by IFLR's Women in Business Law Awards 2020 – Asia. Ms. Sit has also been recognized by IFLR1000 Women in Business Expert Guides 2022 for Financial Services Regulatory in Hong Kong.

Ivan Yu Hin CHIK
Ivan Chik is a contentious regulatory lawyer and a litigator. Ivan has represented international companies and listed issuers on contentious regulatory matters involving the Securities and Futures Commission, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Independent Commission Against Corruption as well as complex commercial disputes before the High Court of Hong Kong.


Date & Time
Wednesday, 1 Nov 2023 (12:20PM - 1:20PM)
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00