Chinese VIE companies: what lawyers and analysts say about ‘existential risk’ to global stock investors

//Chinese VIE companies: what lawyers and analysts say about ‘existential risk’ to global stock investors

Chinese VIE companies: what lawyers and analysts say about ‘existential risk’ to global stock investors

China is looking to provide more regulatory clarity for the operation of overseas-listed Chinese companies with a variable interest entity (VIE) structure even as its legality has yet to be tested, according to analysts and lawyers.The State Administration of Market Regulation, the antitrust regulator, last week fined units of Alibaba Group Holding, Tencent Holdings and others for failing to seek approval for past acquisitions involving offshore VIE units. It also said VIE companies are not…

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