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Hong Kong government makes good on promise to axe stamp duty on exchange traded funds

  • Deacons
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  • Hong Kong
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  • December 8 2014

On 5 December 2014, the Hong Kong Government formally released its draft legislation to waive stamp duty for the transfer of shares or units of all

Legal flash - Shanghai office - November 2014 - Notice of Ministry of Finance, State Administration of Taxation and China securities regulatory commission concerning tax policies on the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Exchanges link pilot program

  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
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  • China, Hong Kong
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  • December 2 2014

On October 31, 2014, MoF, SAT and CSRC jointly released tax circular Caishui 2014 No.81 (“Circular 81”) to specify tax policies concerning the

Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect launches, tax regime announced

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • China, Hong Kong
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  • November 19 2014

The Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect (Stock Connect), a cross-border stock trading pilot program, launched this week. Stock Connect links the

International regulatory update - 10 14 November 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Canada, European Union, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Poland
  • -
  • November 18 2014

The EU Council has adopted the regulation on key information documents for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPS). The

Release of tax policy on QFIIs, RQFIIs and Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Program

  • Han Kun Law Offices
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  • China, Hong Kong
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  • November 17 2014

In a long-awaited move to provide clarity to the capital gains tax for QFIIs and RQFIIs, the PRC Ministry of Finance, State Administration of

Benelux-China legal update

  • Stibbe
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  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Taiwan
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  • November 17 2014

Recent months saw various important developments that are relevant to Sino-European trade and investment. These include (i) changes to the EU

International regulatory update - 20 24 October 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam
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  • October 31 2014

The EU Commission has adopted a delegated act on the calculation of banks’ contributions to national resolution funds in all 28 EU Member States under

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Corporate Crime Update - June 2014 - Hong Kong

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • June 30 2014

The judgment for the much anticipated Ernst & Young case was handed down on May 23, 2014. The case concerns an application made in 2012 by the Hong

Clients & Friends Newsletter - June 2014

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, China, Czech Republic, European Union, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2014

The Australian tax year will end on June 30, 2014, and companies will be required to report any taxable events related to employee share awards to