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Tips for financial institutions to support customers and thwart criminals benefitting from COVID-19: FATF reports

The Financial Action Task Force published a paper on the potential money laundering and terrorist financing risks and the necessary responses.

26 May 2020

New link established between the SFC and the Hong Kong Competition Commission

We sum up the newly launched MoU between the SFC and the Hong Kong Competition Commission.

19 May 2020

Latest relaxations in the qualified foreign institutional investor (“QFII”) and renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor (“RQFII”) regimes

Read on for a summary on the QFII and RQFII regimes, the key changes under the New Regulation, and what they mean for overseas institutions.

15 May 2020

COVID-19: SFC extends deadlines and signals focus on transparency, market integrity and controls

We sum up the SFC's guidance to intermediaries in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

07 April 2020

Swap terms and giving oral notices – Tips for avoiding disputes

The High Court of England and Wales handed down a judgment on a dispute about interest rate swaps. How do we avoid the associated disputes?

24 March 2020

Enforcing internal controls and pursuing accountability

Read on as we sum up the SFC’s recent activities based on its February 2020 Quarterly Report.

11 March 2020

Update on SFC’s front-loaded regulatory approach

We sum up SFC's recent regulatory bulletin on its front-loaded approach on IPO applications and corporate transactions.

19 February 2020

Future of tech regulation: Where is it headed? 2020 transnational regulatory update

We sum up three key papers issued by the FSB, as well as the developments from other influential global policy-makers.

24 January 2020

Understanding the “black box”: big data analytics and artificial intelligence in the banking sector

We analyse the HKMA's regulatory guidance on big data analytics and artificial intelligence applications.

13 January 2020

Cloud has us jumping through hoops

Based on an SFC circular on the use of external electronic data storage providers, we look into why organisations are moving to the Cloud.

12 December 2019

SFC circular to asset managers on dubious arrangements or transactions

When should asset managers decide to call off a proposed private fund, or a discretionary account arrangement? We analyse SFC's guidance on these.

11 December 2019

(R)QFII: 5 things you need to know after removal of investment quota

We discuss 5 things you need to know after removal of investment quota under (R)QFII.

19 September 2019

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