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Open-ended fund companies: Hong Kong style

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • December 17 2014

In March of this year, the Hong Kong government issued an industry consultation paper (Proposal) introducing a new regime for establishing Hong

The through-train leaves the station: Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect launches

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • China, Hong Kong
  • -
  • December 17 2014

Market participants were unsure what to expect when "Stock Connect" launched the morning of Monday, November 17, 2014. The program, sometimes called

Hong Kong court confirms pro-arbitration interpretation of mandatory stay provision

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • December 17 2014

In Schindler Lifts (Hong Kong) Ltd v Sui Chong Construction and Engineering Co Ltd 2014 HKEC 1967, the Hong Kong District Court ordered stay of an

Hong Kong jails an insurance agent for violating the Personal Data (privacy) Ordinance

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • December 16 2014

The Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data recently announced the first prison sentence for a violation of the Personal Data (Privacy

Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner takes lead on privacy regulation of mobile apps

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • December 16 2014

Privacy regulators are increasingly turning their attention to the manner in which mobile apps collect, process and transmit personal data. On 9

New sexual harassment provisions in Hong Kong

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • December 16 2014

On 12 December 2014 the Sex Discrimination Ordinance ("SDO") was amended to make unlawful the sexual harassment of a person by a customer in the

Occupy Central: civil disobedience and civil remedies

  • RPC
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • December 16 2014

The "Occupy Central" movement in Hong Kong has involved large numbers of protesters occupying major roads in Hong Kong, particularly in the areas of

Licensed corporations reminded to review internet security

  • Deacons
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • December 16 2014

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) recently issued two circulars in relation to internet security. The Circular on Internet Trading -

SFC routine inspection update

  • Deacons
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • December 16 2014

Quite a number of clients have been inspected by the SFC in Q4 or been contacted by the SFC for a visit in Q4 or Q1 of 2015. The figures below from

SFC licensing and compliance hints

  • Deacons
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • December 16 2014

Licensed companies that are only required to submit FRRs semi-annually should make their next submissions by 21 January 2015. This time a Form 12