The Reformist column promotes sound corporate governance, open markets, transparent rules as well as the sustainable development of capital markets across the Asia Pacific region. Its purpose is to call out abuse of these principles, such as crony capitalism and the overweening influence of companies’ founders.

REFORMIST: HK, China spat over tech IPOs turns toxic

Xiaomi, issuers and mainland investors have been caught in the cross-fire between bourses. While the prize of hosting China’s tech unicorns is worth fighting for, exchanges should not lose sight of who they ultimately serve: investors.
July 17, 2018

Hong Kong watchdog flexes its muscles

The Securities and Futures Commission's new top enforcer has wasted no time making an impact. That's not just right — it's also good for business.
October 28, 2016