REGULATION

China sets up fund industry courtroom

China sets up fund industry courtroom

China’s first court specialised in judging cases involving the fund industry is aimed at tighter scrutiny of the financial industry.

Published : 16, May 2017
HK puts China's AM applications on watch

HK puts China's AM applications on watch

"Responsible officers" listed on an increasing number of mainland asset management firm applications will get tougher scrutiny from the Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission, according to Julia Leung, the SFC’s executive director for intermediaries.

Published : 16, May 2017
Hong Kong and UK sign fintech agreement

Hong Kong and UK sign fintech agreement

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the UK's Financial Conduct Authority have entered into a co-operation agreement to support fintech innovation.

Published : 15, May 2017
HK proposes new security guidelines for online trading

HK proposes new security guidelines for online...

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is proposing new cyber security control practices to reduce and mitigate hacking risks associated with internet trading.

Published : 9, May 2017
Taiwan to allow local PE funds

Taiwan to allow local PE funds

Taiwan is expected to allow local fund managers to set up private equity funds, according to Jeff Chang, chairman of Taiwan’s Securities Investment Trust and Consulting Association (Sitca).

Published : 27, Apr 2017
China’s de-risking push may signal big changes

China’s de-risking push may signal big changes...

The Chinese government’s warning on financial risk this week has put pressure on the country’s equity and bonds markets.

Published : 27, Apr 2017
HK fines Coutts HK$7m for AML breaches

HK fines Coutts HK$7m for AML breaches

The Hong Kong branch of Coutts has been fined by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) for failing in its anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CTF) checks.

Published : 12, Apr 2017
Philippines arrests three Brits over investment scam

Philippines arrests three Brits over investment...

Three British nationals allegedly involved in a boiler room scam were arrested in the Philippines on Monday.

Published : 11, Apr 2017
Firms digest Singapore’s new fund structure plan

Firms digest Singapore’s new fund structure plan...

An early response suggests adoption by asset managers will depend on how the new corporate structure is taxed.

Published : 29, Mar 2017
HK's SFC freezes accounts in US Ponzi scheme

HK's SFC freezes accounts in US Ponzi scheme

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has obtained an interim court order to freeze bank accounts connected with a suspected $15m US Ponzi scheme that invested in Brazilian and African gold mines.

Published : 22, Mar 2017

Events

FSA Income Forums -- Singapore & Hong Kong 2017

Singapore, Tuesday 21 February

Hong Kong, Thursday 23 February

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