Dec 8, 2020
The Hong Kong Government has tightened social distancing measures until 23 December 2020 in view of the latest wave of COVID-19. Regulations under Cap.599 will also be extended until 31 March 2021.
Jul 29, 2020
The Hong Kong Government announced tightened social distancing measures on 27 July which took effect at 0.00 am on Wednesday, 29 July 2020.
Jul 15, 2020
Tighter social distancing measures effective 15 July apply to Hong Kong catering businesses and scheduled premises until 21 July and limit group gatherings in public to 4 persons until 28 July
Jul 10, 2020
After a spike in locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong between 2 and 8 July, 2020, the HKSAR Government announced on 9 July tightened social distancing measures effective from 11 to 24 July 2020
Hong Kong quarantine relaxed for directors of HKEx listed companies and HKEx listing applicants, certain lawyers, accountants and professionals
Jun 23, 2020
Hong Kong has relaxed quarantine for certain lawyers, directors of HKEx listed companies and HKEx listing applicants under the Compulsory Quarantine of Certain Persons Arriving at Hong Kong Regulation
Jun 17, 2020
The HKSAR Government on 16 June 2020 announced a further relaxation of the social distancing measures in Hong Kong.
Jun 3, 2020
The HKSAR Government announced on 02 June 2020 the extension of social distancing measures to 18 June 2020 and the easing of immigration controls which includes the compulsory quarantine measures
May 21, 2020
The HKSAR announced on 19 May 2020 the extension of social distancing measures pursuant to the latest regulations issued under the Prohibition of Group Gathering Regulations & and Business Premises Regulations
May 13, 2020
The HKSAR announced on 5 May 2020 the easing of certain social distancing measures. The latest Group Gathering Regulations (Cap. 599G) came into effect on 08 May 2020 which exempted shareholders’ meetings
May 12, 2020
Hong Kong’s SFC issued a circular to licensed corporations on their cybersecurity risk management obligations and the SFC Code of Conduct requirements regarding remote office arrangements.
Apr 29, 2020
The SFC has issued circulars and FAQs for SFC-licensed fund managers highlighting their regulatory obligations to ensure the fair treatment of investors particularly in applying liquidity risk management tools
Apr 27, 2020
The SFC has issued guidance to SFC-licensed brokers on how to comply with regulatory requirements, such as brokers’ order recording obligations of client orders taken outside the office.