SFC statement on HKMEx

21 May 2013

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issues the following statement in relation to the withdrawal of the authorization of Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange Limited (HKMEx) as an automated trading services (ATS) provider (Note 1).  

The SFC will not make further comment while investigation continues. 



  1. The withdrawal was made under section 98 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance.
  2. Please see section 98(4) of the SFO.
  3. The Notice of Authorization for HKMEx to provide ATS is available on the SFC’s website, and sets out the conditions imposed.
  4. Please see the SFC’s press release dated 18 May 2013.

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