For each entry, the name of the analysts and their company name will be removed for fairness purpose before sending to the first round judges for evaluation. Each report will be graded by two first-round judges.
Then, submissions of top ten average score will go to the second round, in which they will be graded by every final judges and top three will be shortlisted.
Top three winners of each category and winner of Best Research House will be invited for the award ceremony and presented with prize trophies in front of prestigious audiences made up of celebrities from the industry.
The results of competition may be published at renowned local and global media platforms, taking reference from BRRC 2014, the results was published in both online and print media of Hong Kong Economic Journal and South China Morning Post as well as www.etnet.com.hk.