Short position reporting rules
The Securities and Futures (Short Position Reporting) Rules came into effect on 18 June 20121. Generally, under this set of rules, any person who has a reportable short position is required to notify the SFC.
To view these rules, click here to access the Hong Kong e-Legislation (HKeL) operated by the Department of Justice.
To learn more about how to report short positions under the rules, including the reporting template, the user guide and frequently-asked questions, please visit the relevant page of this site under “Regulatory functions> Market infrastructure & trading.”