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Hong Kong embraces virtual assets

This alert sets out SFC’s virtual assets regulatory announcement with our thoughts on the road ahead.

02 November 2018

Cryptocurrencies - Risks Faced by Investors

This article highlights the risks that investors need to bear in mind when they start to deal with cryptocurrencies.

30 July 2018

Virtual Banking in Hong Kong and China (Updated)

This alert summarises all you need to know about virtual banking in Hong Kong, and also the latest HKMA requirements.

05 June 2018
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First Hong Kong crypto regulatory action: Black Cell halts KROPS token sale

Our view on SFC's regulatory action regarding a token sale for possible contraventions of the Securities and Futures Ordinance.

22 March 2018

Virtual banking in Hong Kong and China

Our analysis on HKMA's published Guideline on the authorisation of virtual banks.

27 February 2018
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ICOs – A Dripping Roast for Disputes Lawyers?

Despite the current trends in digital token sales, investors should take note of some potential risks involved.

08 January 2018
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The future of cryptocurrency in Hong Kong

Consensus that digital assets offer a remarkable platform for achieving genuinely transformative outcomes.

06 October 2017

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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"Know Your Token": A guide to participating in token sales

Token sales are rapidly gaining momentum as the darling of capital raising in the digital economy.

31 July 2017

Spotlight on the dark net: what does the AlphaBay takedown mean for you?

This article describes what happened to the AlphaBay takedown, and how such “dark net marketplaces” operate.

28 July 2017

The “gig economy”: the new show in town

This post explores some of the key drivers and international developments. It also explores a number of employment law-related questions that existing companies, new entrants and start-ups should...

24 July 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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