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Form 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: May 05

May 5, 2022 10:24 AM EDT

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Commission File Number 001-31914

 

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

 

Report of Foreign Private Issuer

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

May 5, 2022

 

 

China Life Insurance Company Limited

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

 

16 Financial Street

Xicheng District

Beijing 100033, China

Tel: (86-10) 6363-3333

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

Form 20-F  ☒            Form 40-F  ☐

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):  ☐

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):  ☐

Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this Form, the registrant is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:

Yes  ☐            No  ☒

If “Yes” is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-                          

 

 

 


Commission File Number 001-31914

 

China Life Insurance Company Limited issued an announcement and a press release on May 5, 2022, copies of which are attached as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2 hereto.

EXHIBIT LIST

 

Exhibit    Description
99.1    Announcement, dated May 5, 2022
99.2    Press release, dated May 5, 2022


Commission File Number 001-31914

 

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

      China Life Insurance Company Limited
     

(Registrant)

    By:  

/s/ Su Hengxuan

     

(Signature)

May 5, 2022     Name:  

Su Hengxuan

    Title:  

President and Executive Director

Commission File Number 001-31914

 

EXHIBIT 99.1

 

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中 國 人 保 險 股 有 限

CHINA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED

(A joint stock limited company incorporated in the People’s Republic of China with limited liability)

(Stock Code: 2628)

VOLUNTARY ANNOUNCEMENT

UPDATE ON STATUS UNDER HOLDING FOREIGN COMPANIES ACCOUNTABLE ACT

China Life Insurance Company Limited (the “Company”) wishes to provide an update on its status under the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (the “HFCAA”).

The Company was provisionally named by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) as a Commission-Identified Issuer under the HFCAA on 4 May 2022, New York time, following the Company’s filing of the annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended 31 December 2021 with the SEC on 29 April 2022.

The Company understands that the SEC made such identification pursuant to the HFCAA and its implementation rules, and this indicates that the SEC determines that the Company used a registered public accounting firm that is not currently subject to inspection by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) of the United States to issue the audit opinion for its financial statements for the fiscal year ended 31 December 2021.

In accordance with the HFCAA, the SEC shall prohibit a company’s shares or American depositary shares from being traded on a national stock exchange or in the over-the-counter trading market in the United States if the company has been identified as a Commission-Identified Issuer under the HFCAA by the SEC for three consecutive years.

The Company will continue to strictly comply with applicable laws and regulations in both China and the United States and monitor market developments. The Company will timely perform its disclosure obligations pursuant to regulatory requirements.

 

   By Order of the Board
China Life Insurance Company Limited
Heng Victor Ja Wei
Company Secretary

Hong Kong, 5 May 2022

As at the date of this announcement, the Board of the Company comprises:

 

Executive Directors:    Su Hengxuan, Li Mingguang, Huang Xiumei
Non-executive Directors:    Yuan Changqing, Wang Junhui
Independent Non-executive Directors:    Tang Xin, Leung Oi-Sie Elsie, Lam Chi Kuen, Zhai Haitao

Commission File Number 001-31914

 

EXHIBIT 99.2

 

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Press Release

For immediate release

China Life Provides Update on Status under the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act

(Beijing, China, May 5, 2022) – China Life Insurance Company Limited (the “Company”) (NYSE: LFC; HKSE: 2628; SSE: 601628) today provides an update on its status under the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (the “HFCAA”). The Company was provisionally named by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) as a Commission-Identified Issuer under the HFCAA on May 4, 2022, New York time, following the Company’s filing of the annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021 with the SEC on April 29, 2022.

The Company understands that the SEC made such identification pursuant to the HFCAA and its implementation rules, and this indicates that the SEC determines that the Company used a registered public accounting firm that is not currently subject to inspection by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board of the United States (PCAOB) to issue the audit opinion for its financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021.

In accordance with the HFCAA, the SEC shall prohibit a company’s shares or American depositary shares from being traded on a national stock exchange or in the over-the-counter trading market in the United States if the company has been identified as a Commission-Identified Issuer under the HFCAA by the SEC for three consecutive years.

The Company will continue to strictly comply with applicable laws and regulations in both China and the United States and monitor market developments. The Company will timely perform its disclosure obligations pursuant to regulatory requirements.

For further information, please contact:

Mr. Andrew Tian

Tel: +86 10 6363 1329

Email: [email protected]



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