(1) The time between the end of an issuer's financial year and the date of its annual general meeting (if any) must not exceed four months.
(2) An issuer must issue its annual report to shareholders and the Exchange at least 14 days before the date of its annual general meeting.
(3) Notwithstanding Rules 707(1) and (2), with respect to the first annual general meeting immediately following the issuer's listing on the Exchange, where the time period between its listing on the Exchange and the final date for the issuer to hold its annual general meeting pursuant to Rule 707(1) above is less than 30 days, the issuer shall have 30 days from the relevant deadline to hold its annual general meeting, provided that:
(a) such an extension is permitted by and in accordance with all relevant laws and regulations governing the issuer in its place of constitution;
(b) the Exchange is notified of such an extension at the time of the issuer's listing;
(c) the extension is announced by the issuer at the time of the issuer's listing; and
(d) in the announcement referred to in paragraph (c) above, the issuer must confirm that:
(i) there is no material adverse change to the financial position of the issuer since the date of its offer document issued in connection with its listing on the Exchange; and
(ii) the extension is permitted by and in accordance with all relevant laws and regulations governing the issuer in its place of constitution.