About Us

Welcome to the Asia Pacific Takeovers Regulators Forum

The Asia Pacific Takeovers Regulators Forum was formed in May 2012 and is principally designed:

i. for member regulators to facilitate the exchange of ideas and views relating to takeovers and related regulatory matters; and
ii. to provide the public with access to information about takeovers regulations of member countries and related news.

Our members are Takeovers Regulators in the Asia Pacific region. The Forum is currently jointly hosted by the Securities and Future Commission of Hong Kong and the Securities Commission of Malaysia.

Our objectives are that through the exchange of ideas and views members will be able to:
● Promote and develop the transparent and fair conduct of takeovers activities in their own markets;
● Learn from the experience of others to assist in the development of regulations in their countries;
● Protect the public in their countries against malpractice in takeovers.

The information contained in this Forum is provided by its members. No member of this Forum, the Secretary nor the Administrator shall be legally liable or responsible (including liability for negligence or otherwise) in any jurisdiction for any error or omission in the information contained, or any loss or damage howsoever caused arising from, whether directly or indirectly, the use of or reliance on any information provided in this Forum. Views and opinions expressed in this Forum are for sharing only and are not intended to be binding on any member.

For a list of our members please CLICK HERE

Please CLICK HERE to contact the current Secretary of the Forum.
Please CLICK HERE to contact the Administrator of the Forum.

Takeover Regulations of Member Countries


AUSTRALIA

CHINA

Hong Kong

INDIA

JAPAN

INDONESIA

MALAYSIA

NEW ZEALAND

PAKISTAN

SINGAPORE

THAILAND

VIETNAM

PUBLIC FEEDBACK

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Contact

Securities Commission Malaysia
No 3 Persiaran Bukit Kiara
Bukit Kiara
50490 Kuala Lumpur
Securities and Futures Commission
35/F, Cheung Kong Center
2 Queen's Road Central
Hong Kong



Terms of Use

By logging into the Forum you:

  • confirm that you are currently a regulator of takeovers activities in your jurisdiction and are making the application in such capacity;
  • will take reasonable care to keep the username and password confidential.  If you suspect your account is being used by an unauthorised person, you will contact the Administrator and arrange to change your password immediately;
  • acknowledge that no member of this Forum, the Secretary nor the Administrator shall be legally liable or responsible (including liability for negligence or otherwise) in any jurisdiction for any error or omission in the information contained in this Forum, or any loss or damage howsoever caused arising from, whether directly or indirectly, the use of or reliance on any information provided in this Forum;
  • agree to keep all matters in this Forum confidential and not to disclose any matters discussed in this Forum to any party outside your organization;
  • accept the Forum’s Privacy Policy;
  • agree to restrict your posting of questions and discussion to the regulation of takeovers matters;
  • agree that the Secretary may pre-screen all user-submitted content, and the Secretary and/or the Administrator may in their sole discretion edit, delete, or move any content on the Forum. The Administrator may preserve content posted on the Forum and may also disclose such content if required to do so by law or in good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these Terms of Use; (c) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of any third parties; or (d) protect the right, property, or personal safety of the Secretary, the Administrator, or users of the Forum.
  • agree that the Secretary and the Administrator may at any time and from time to time modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Forum or any part thereof. The Secretary and the Administrator shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Forum.
  • agree that the Secretary and the Administrator may establish procedures, practices and limits concerning the use of the Forum and agree to be bound by the rules of this Forum that may be set from time to time. If we make changes we will post them and inform members of the changes.

Privacy Policy Statement

  • We may collect personal information from participating regulators or from documents or responses provided by them in this Forum.  Personal data may include names, email addresses and contact details.  The personal data is collected for the purpose of administering this Forum.  The personal data of any participating regulator will not be used for any other purpose without the consent of that participant unless such use is permitted or required by law.  Personal data provided will be retained for such period as may be necessary for the proper administration of the Forum.
  • All personal data is secured on our website.  Access is limited to persons authorized within this Forum only.  We do not provide online facilities for you to delete or correct personal data held by us.  If you wish to request access to and/or correction of your personal data held by us, you may contact the Administrator by email to takeoversforum@seccom.com.my

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