To assist candidates to prepare for the Licensing Examination for Securities and Futures Intermediaries (LE) Paper 17 - Regulation of Takeovers and Share Buy-backs , the HKSI Institute has launched the eStudy Manual. With effect from 25 February 2022, examination questions of the LEs will be based on this manual.
1. Users can download this eStudy Manual via the “Upcoming Activity” > "CPT/Non-CPT Activity" page of the Online Portal within 30 days after purchase. After 30 days, you are required to order again if you want to access the same eStudy Manual.
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3. This eStudy Manual will be available for free download via the “Upcoming Activity” > "Examination" page of the Online Portal if you have enrolled the LE Paper 17 Examination.
4. Amendments and updates of the eStudy Manuals are made periodically or when deemed necessary to reflect changes in applicable laws, rules, regulations, codes and market practices in Hong Kong. Individual have to pay attention to the version or edition of the eStudy Manuals with their corresponding examinations.
Topic 1: General framework
Topic 2: Scope and application of the Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Buy-backs
Topic 3: Takeovers structures
Topic 4: Obligations of the offeror and the offeree company
Topic 5: Obligations of financial advisers
Topic 6: Other considerations
Topic 7: Share buy-backs
Topic 8: Case studies
Who Should Attend
Any interested person or those who would like to study before enrolling for the examination.