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.
Apr 23, 2020
COVID-19 has impacted the global IPO market but Hong Kong has performed reasonably in terms of deal numbers and proceeds raised. The following is an analysis of the market performance and outlook for 2020.
Apr 22, 2020
Hong Kong’s SFC issued a circular and report setting out the expected regulatory standards and good industry practices for leveraged foreign exchange traders to comply with by 1 January 2021.
Apr 21, 2020
The HKMA announced a scheme for banks to provide a six-month principal payment holiday to eligible corporate customers aimed at providing relief for SMEs affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
SFC Guidance to ETF Fund Managers and Market Makers after Temporary Halt by ETF Market Maker amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr 20, 2020
The SFC issued a circular to management companies and market makers of SFC-authorised ETFs reminding ETF fund managers and market makers of their risk management obligations amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Apr 17, 2020
The following provides a summary of the funding initiatives announced by the Hong Kong Government in light of COVID-19 aimed at local enterprises and SMEs severely affected.
Apr 6, 2020
This newsletter sets out the Hong Kong government’s two rounds of COVID-19 Relief Measures, intended to fund the fight against the COVID-19 Outbreak and providing subsidy to keep individuals in their jobs.
Apr 6, 2020
The HKEx announced the planned launch of Master SPSA Service for fund managers under Hong Kong China Stock Connect on 18 March 2020.
Apr 3, 2020
The SFC issued its Circular to Management Companies and Trustees and Custodians of SFC-authorized funds on 27 March 2020 regarding their obligations to safeguard client interests amid COVID-19.
SFC and HKEx Joint Statement Explains how the Covid-19 Regulations Apply to Shareholders Meetings of HKEx Listed Companies
Apr 2, 2020
The SFC and HKEx issued a joint statement on the application of the prohibition on group gatherings to general meetings of HKEx Listed Issuers on 1 April 2020 following consultation with the HKSAR Government.
Apr 1, 2020
An analysis of Hong Kong employment law issues in current focus given the COVID-19 pandemic, including flexible working, personal data, sick leave, termination and severance and others.
SFC Extends Deadlines for Implementing Regulatory Expectations and Reminds Intermediaries of Order Recording Requirements amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr 1, 2020
A summary of the SFC’s circular to licensed intermediaries: extended deadlines for implementation of regulatory expectations and reminder of order recording requirements under COVID-19 pandemic.