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Ernst & Young
Over reliance on sales/revenue targets in evaluating performance should be avoided.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Asset managers should maintain proper and effective risk management policies and procedures to identify and manage the risks to which each fund or discretionary account is, or may be, exposed.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 16 June 2017, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and its subsidiary The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited launched a consultation on a package of proposals through two separate papers:
Duff and Phelps
The FSTB have released their conclusions on Consultations on Legislative Proposals to Enhance Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Regulation in Hong Kong.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Huafu HK Co. Ltd. ("Huafu"), a Hong Kong-based cotton manufacturer/exporter, agreed to pay a $225,000 civil monetary penalty to settle CFTC charges alleging violations of Form 304 reporting requirements.
Sedgwick Chudleigh
Nearly half of the market capitalization of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is represented by companies incorporated in either Bermuda or the Cayman Islands.
RSM Tax Advisory
As the governments of various jurisdictions around the world have each taken steps to enhance transparency in their own jurisdictions as well as to improve international tax cooperation...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Market participants are currently only required to report short positions in 138 SEHK-listed securities (in accordance with the list of specified shares published by the SFC on 10 February 2017).
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Likewise, eligible Mainland investors may trade in eligible shares listed on SEHK through SZSE via a Southbound Hong Kong Trading Link.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The AMLO imposes customer due diligence and mandatory recordkeeping obligations on financial institutions and sets out penalties for breaches of such obligations.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
For example, if liquid assets are realized to satisfy redemption request(s), a fund may be left holding more illiquid assets.
Maples and Calder
The Maples group was honoured with two industry awards at the HFM Asia Hedge Fund Services Awards on Monday, 19 September.
Mayer Brown
This update focuses on the establishment of open-ended fund companies in the context of other possible fund structures under Hong Kong law.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Amended Hong Kong Securities and Futures Ordinance expands existing type 9 Regulated Activity (Asset Management) to cover management of OTC derivative products.
DMS Governance Ltd
Five years ago, DMS Offshore Investment Services opened its Hong Kong office, with the objective of better serving its growing list of fund governance clients, with real-time, on-the-ground client service.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Investment funds with high net worth individuals as investors will need to have a client agreement with their high net worth investors.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Under the current legal and regulatory regime relating to the establishment of investment funds in Hong Kong, an open-ended investment fund in Hong Kong can only take the form of a unit trust.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
An open-ended fund company (OFC) is an open-ended collective investment scheme, which is structured in corporate form with limited liability and variable share capital.
Mayer Brown JSM
Greater scrutiny of financial institutions and contactless credit card payments is now the norm against the backdrop of increasing cybersecurity threats.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Security and Futures Commission (SFC) signed a Memorandum of Regulatory Cooperation concerning Mutual Recognition of Funds between the Mainland and Hong Kong (the "scheme") on May 22, 2015.
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Duff and Phelps
The FSTB have released their conclusions on Consultations on Legislative Proposals to Enhance Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Regulation in Hong Kong.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 16 June 2017, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and its subsidiary The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited launched a consultation on a package of proposals through two separate papers:
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Asset managers should maintain proper and effective risk management policies and procedures to identify and manage the risks to which each fund or discretionary account is, or may be, exposed.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Investment funds with high net worth individuals as investors will need to have a client agreement with their high net worth investors.
Sedgwick Chudleigh
Nearly half of the market capitalization of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is represented by companies incorporated in either Bermuda or the Cayman Islands.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Amended Hong Kong Securities and Futures Ordinance expands existing type 9 Regulated Activity (Asset Management) to cover management of OTC derivative products.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Huafu HK Co. Ltd. ("Huafu"), a Hong Kong-based cotton manufacturer/exporter, agreed to pay a $225,000 civil monetary penalty to settle CFTC charges alleging violations of Form 304 reporting requirements.
RSM Tax Advisory
As the governments of various jurisdictions around the world have each taken steps to enhance transparency in their own jurisdictions as well as to improve international tax cooperation...
Mayer Brown
This update focuses on the establishment of open-ended fund companies in the context of other possible fund structures under Hong Kong law.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The AMLO imposes customer due diligence and mandatory recordkeeping obligations on financial institutions and sets out penalties for breaches of such obligations.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
For example, if liquid assets are realized to satisfy redemption request(s), a fund may be left holding more illiquid assets.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Under the current legal and regulatory regime relating to the establishment of investment funds in Hong Kong, an open-ended investment fund in Hong Kong can only take the form of a unit trust.
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