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Opening up China’s banking industry: another step forward

Banking & Finance

Opening up China’s banking industry: another step forward

The bright future of foreign invested banks might be fast approaching.

15 December 2017
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China eases restrictions on foreign ownership of Chinese financial institutions

Chinese Government announces it will ease/remove restrictions on foreign ownership of securities and futures firms, fund managers, commercial banks, financial asset managers, life insurers...

14 November 2017
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Trust by design: Balancing accessibility and security in blockchain

If designed correctly, a blockchain can increase trust in a system, but like any computing system, if it is poorly design it may still be vulnerable to data...

26 October 2017
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China's ICO Ban: the future of digital asset transactions

China’s move may not have a direct impact on cross-border ICOs but four related types of activity are subject regulation.

06 September 2017

The knives are out - Penalties in the banking sector point towards a regulatory storm

CBRC local offices may issue more penalty decisions in the near future.

18 August 2017
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10 things you need to know about Ethereum

Part of KWM's digital fundamentals series, discover the what, how and why of Ethereum.

07 August 2017
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Impact of Criminal Finances Act (‘CFA’) 2017

The Criminal Finances Act (“CFA”) 2017 comes into effect on 30 September 2017. The CFA introduces two new offences which could affect any company with links to...

04 August 2017

10 things you need to know about Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

The who, the what and the why of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

03 July 2017
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An Analysis of China's Common Reporting Standards

In response to the upcoming individual income tax reform, we have summarized the key points of the CRS Regulations.

24 May 2017
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A Belt and Road conversation with Dr Wang Wenying, Secretary General of CIETAC HK and Sarah Grimmer, Secretary General of HKIAC

The Belt and Road initiative in Hong Kong and what it means for China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre

24 May 2017
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ICLG Lending & Secured Finance 2017: Guide to Australian, Hong Kong and PRC law

KWM shares Australian, Hong Kong and PRC law expertise in ICLG Lending & Secured Finance 2017.

25 April 2017

CBRC’s new supervisory storm is here - Implications for foreign banks in China

The China Bank Regulatory Commission has issued new rules to address financial and systemic risks which will affect both domestic and foreign banks in China.

18 April 2017
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