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China eases restrictions on foreign ownership of Chinese financial institutions

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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ICLG Securitisation 2017: Guide to Australian, Hong Kong and PRC law

The International Comparative Legal Guide Securitisation 2017 covers common issues in securitisation laws and regulations. Here are the Australia, Hong Kong and China chapters.

27 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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RMB: no longer an emerging currency

RMB’s longer-term potential has been further reinforced by its inclusion into the basket of currencies that constitute the International Monetary Fund’s Special Drawing Rights.

13 October 2016
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Whistleblowing in UK branches of overseas banks – the duty to inform

PRA and FCA consult on whistleblowing rules for UK branches of overseas banks

10 things you need to know about agritech

Agritech (or agtech) is the application of technology to agriculture. We discuss the tech advances (including robotics and AI) and the way it can transform the food and...

14 September 2016
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10 things you need to know about digital payments

The impact of digitisation on payments systems - The payments mix is increasingly digital with traditional payment cards being challenged by digital wallets.

23 August 2016
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10 things you need to know about decentralised autonomous organisations

DAOs are a re-imagined form of business vehicle, somewhere between a collective investment structure, a partnership, a venture capital fund, and a crowdsourcing platform.

16 August 2016
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10 things you need to know about blockchain in finance and financial markets

Blockchain is more than bitcoin. Its technology and potential far exceeds digital currencies.

04 August 2016
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RMB-denominated securities in Austraclear now live

Today, ASX Austraclear’s ability to support the issuance, settlement and holding of RMB-denominated securities went live.

01 August 2016
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10 things you need to know about insurtech

Insurtech is the transformation of the insurance industry through mobile apps and new technologies such as wearable devices, telematics and artificial intelligence.

12 July 2016
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How to use humans to make “smart contracts” truly smart

Strip away the hype. Decode the buzzwords. We propose a new "DnA" architecture for smart contracts, a blend of human and machine, available open source.

07 July 2016
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