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Bill for new design and distribution, and ASIC product intervention powers, introduced

Bill for new design and distribution, and ASIC product intervention powers, introduced

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers) Bill 2018 was introduced into the House of Representatives on 20 September 2018. The Bill will...

26 September 2018

Guide to debt recovering, restructuring & insolvency

This article provides a high-level, step-by-step guide on how Chinese banks can effectively manage their NPLs, develop a strategy for loan recoveries and navigate complex multi-jurisdictional debt structuring...

19 July 2018
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ICLG Securitisation 2018: Guide To Australian, Hong Kong and PRC Law

The ICLG Securitisation 2018 provides a practical cross-border insight into common issues in securitisation laws and regulations.

03 July 2018

ICLG Anti-Money Laundering 2018: Guide to Australian, Hong Kong and PRC law

With penalties escalating and a heightened regulatory focus on effective financial crime compliance, we are delighted to share with you the chapters that KWM has written for The...

08 June 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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Foreign financial service providers – ASIC announces proposed licensing changes

ASIC has today released a Consultation Paper announcing important proposed changes to the Australian financial services licence regime for FFSPs.

01 June 2018
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ICLG Lending & Secured Finance 2018: Guide to Australian, Hong Kong and PRC law

The ICLG Lending & Secured Finance 2017 provides a practical cross-border guide into lending and secured finance. Here are the Australia, Hong Kong and China chapters.

03 May 2018

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