REGULATION

HK to review fund industry’s tax concerns

HK to review fund industry’s tax concerns

The Hong Kong government will be conducting a comprehensive review of the existing tax concessions applicable to the fund industry, according to Paul Chan, Hong Kong’s financial secretary.

Published : 28, Sep 2017
ICI: Tax neutrality would help stalled fund passport scheme

ICI: Tax neutrality would help stalled fund passport...

Broadening fund distribution channels and providing tax neutrality will help the delayed Asia Regional Funds Passport (ARFP) scheme progress, says ICI Global.

Published : 19, Sep 2017
SFC: More concern over discretionary mandates

SFC: More concern over discretionary mandates

Hong Kong’s regulator has identified additional concerns about firms engaged in managing private funds and discretionary accounts.

Published : 19, Sep 2017
HKMA suspends ex-StanChart RM for forgery

HKMA suspends ex-StanChart RM for forgery

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has suspended Yip Wai Pang, a former relationship manager at Standard Chartered Bank for 18 months for forgery, according to a statement from the regulator.

Published : 13, Sep 2017
China Ponzi scheme execs to spend life in prison

China Ponzi scheme execs to spend life in prison...

The architects behind a Ponzi scheme that cheated 900,000 investors out of RMB 50bn ($7.6bn) were given life sentences.

Published : 13, Sep 2017
China tightens hold on $780bn MMF industry

China tightens hold on $780bn MMF industry

Chinese regulators continue to rein in money market funds with new rules, but Tencent has launched its own MM product to compete with Yuebao, the world's largest.

Published : 7, Sep 2017
Hong Kong’s SFC reins in digital tokens

Hong Kong’s SFC reins in digital tokens

Following China and Singapore, Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has clarified its position on the offer of digital tokens in Hong Kong.

Published : 6, Sep 2017
Thailand loosens cap on offshore investment

Thailand loosens cap on offshore investment

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has raised the ceiling to $100bn for domestic investors who want offshore exposure.

Published : 5, Sep 2017
China tightens grip on fund industry

China tightens grip on fund industry

China’s State Council has released provisional regulations that impact foreign fund managers who operate in the country’s RMB 9.95trn ($1.51trn) private fund industry, according to a circular from the government.

Published : 31, Aug 2017
Singapore warns investors on virtual currency investments

Singapore warns investors on virtual currency...

As virtual currencies grow in value, Singapore’s Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) are warning investors about the risks of virtual currency-related investment schemes.

Published : 11, Aug 2017

Events

 

FSA Investment Forum Singapore 2017

Tuesday 31 October

 

FSA Investment Forum Hong Kong 2017

Thursday 2 November

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