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Further confirmation of the pro-arbitration stance of the Hong Kong courts
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • May 25 2016

A Hong Kong court has refused to grant an application to set aside its own order granting leave to enforce an arbitral award, thereby reinforcing the


Extension of profits tax exemption encourages PE managers to relocate to Hong Kong
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong
  • May 25 2016

Tax concerns which gave rise to complicated structures to avoid managing (with full investment discretion) offshore private equity funds from Hong


Tips for regulatory inspections
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong
  • May 25 2016

The Fund Manager Code of Conduct is under review by the SFC and we anticipate that more specific liquidity monitoring requirements may be introduced


SFC licensing and compliance hints - May 2016
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong
  • May 25 2016

On 6 May 2016, the SFC banned an individual from re-entering the industry for 12 months for transferring client data from his former employer to his


The IPFUND case and unlicensed dealings under the Securities and Futures Ordinance
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong
  • May 25 2016

Section 114 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (SFO) provides that no person shall carry on a business in a regulated activity or hold himself


Hong Kong Takeovers Panel Invalidates Whitewash Waiver Granted to Alibaba
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 24 2016

The recent decision of the Hong Kong Takeovers and Mergers Panel (the Panel) in relation to Alibaba Health Information Technology Limited (formerly


HKMA’S Cybersecurity Fortification Initiative: what UK bankers need to know
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • May 24 2016

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has today issued a circular requiring Hong Kong-regulated institutions to implement the HKMA's "Cybersecurity


Mobile apps under close watch of the Kong Kong Privacy Commissioner
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 24 2016

The Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner has taken a keen interest in promoting and ensuring the privacy compliance and security of mobile apps. On 21 April


Fraud exception to summary judgment - court's approach hardens
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • May 24 2016

As noted in a previous update (for further details please see "Summary judgment and fraud exception"), the courts in Hong Kong have traditionally


International Regulatory Update 09 - 13 May 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong, USA
  • May 24 2016

The EU Council has formally adopted the Benchmarks Regulation, which will introduce new rules intended to ensure greater accuracy and integrity in