The period from 2019-2020 saw a continued decrease in the number of SFC enforcement actions focused on SFC licensed corporations but a marginal but possibly significant increase in the number of SFC enforcement actions ...
On October 14, 2020, the US State Department released its report required under Section 5(a) of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act ("HKAA"). As detailed in our prior Legal Update,...
Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced plans to broaden entry of foreign travelers into the country
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Thomas So, senior associate Liang Pu and registered foreign lawyer Evan Zhou share their insights on Hong Kong's National Security Law.
Mayer Brown represented applicants in obtaining orders for the compulsory sale of (1) the State Theatre Building in Orient Sea Investments Ltd & Others v Cheung Wing Ching & Others (LDCS 27000/2018...
On 30 June 2020, the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security (the Law) in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) took effect.
On June 30, 2020, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China passed the Law of the People's Republic of China...
On July 2, 2020, the US Congress passed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act (HKAA), providing for mandatory sanctions against individuals, entities and financial institutions in response to China's National Security Law for Hong Kong.
The Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR National Security Law) was gazetted on 30 June 2020 ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Following the decision taken by China's National People's Congress to adopt a new national security law (the "Security Law") for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("Hong Kong") on May 28...
In Hong Kong, any person operating a money service is required to obtain a Money Service Operator (MSO) licence.
Dezan Shira & Associates
Global supply chain networks have been disrupted since the US-China Trade War began in January 2018, prompting several foreign investors to look for manufacturing alternatives.
STA Law Firm
The law in Hong Kong has seemed to take a plunge back into colonial-era Emergency Regulations, the new law bans the use of face or mouth masks of any nature from being worn at protests.
On 4 September 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) issued the Fourth Round Mutual Evaluation Report of Hong Kong, China (Report).
Herbert Smith Freehills
Last Friday, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) published its money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF) risk assessment report for the stored value facility (SVF) sector in Hong Kong.
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The English High Court, in Triumph Controls UK Ltd v. Primus International Holding Co  EWHC 565 (TCC)
Since 1 March 2018, the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Financial Institutions) (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 (the "Ordinance") extended the existing Anti-Money Laundering
The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission has issued its largest fine ever for violations of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regulatory requirements.
Dezan Shira & Associates
China's Belt & Road Initiative in terms of overseas projects has been receiving project financing to the tune of about US$13 billion a month.