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Hong Kong SFC licensed corporations to be exempted from CFTC registration as FCMs when dealing with US customers in relation to futures trading
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 13 2015

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has recently issued a Regulation 30.10 order to the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in

Hong Kong’s hedge fund business continues to grow
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong
  • April 29 2015

The SFC has published the findings of its fifth survey on Hong Kong's hedge fund industry. The report, released on 30 March 2015, reflects data as at

Hong Kong China mutual recognition scheme (the “scheme”)
  • Dechert LLP
  • China, Hong Kong
  • April 22 2015

An opportunity to market HK-domiciled and authorized funds to Mainland retail investors is starting to take shape. There is keen expectation that

Consultation Conclusions on reporting and record keeping rules for OTC derivatives
  • Dechert LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • April 22 2015

Fund managers received a reprieve from the initial implementation of Hong Kong's OTC derivatives reporting regime. In November 2014, the Hong Kong

The Financial Report April 2, 2015 - news from Asia and the Pacific
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA
  • April 2 2015

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) launched the first stage of the new Financial Advisers Register. Now available to search on

HK SFC clarifies CFTC Part 30.10 order
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 29 2015

In a statement on its website, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission noted that the CFTC Part 30.10 exemptive order granted last week

CFTC grants Hong Kong part 30.10 status this article is revised following conversation with CFTC staff on March 23, 2015
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Hong Kong, USA
  • March 22 2015

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission granted a so-called Part 30.10 exemption last week to the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. Under

Time to review your selling practices
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong
  • February 12 2015

The SFC conducted a second mystery shopping exercise between April and September last year on 10 licensed corporations (five brokers, two fund

International regulatory update - 2 - 6 February 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, India, Myanmar, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom
  • February 10 2015

International Regulatory Update 1 International Regulatory Update 2 - 6 February 2015 IN THIS WEEK'S NEWS Market Abuse Regulation: ESMA publishes

EMIR update
  • William Fry
  • Hong Kong
  • February 5 2015

On 15 December 2014, ESMA and the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) relating to Hong