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Herbert Smith Freehills trust companies survey - Staying one move ahead

United Kingdom - November 10 2022 Between March and May 2022, we conducted the second edition of our survey of trust companies. We asked trust companies of different sizes, from a…

Mohammed Altammam, Greig Anderson, Tjahjadi Bunjamin, Peggy Chow, Nick Clayton, Susannah Cogman, Miriam Everett, Tomas Furlong, Avi Haffner, Alice Macdougall, Kate Macmillan, John Mathew, Hussein Mithani, Andrew Moir, Peter Ng, Richard Norridge, Anwar Ouazzani, Rebecca Perlman, Gitta Satryani, Dan Saunders, Gareth Thomas, William Turner, Lydia Wong

Retail access for virtual assets - risky business or radical open-mindedness?

Hong Kong - November 1 2022 Hong Kong’s Fintech Week 2022 began with a crypto-infused bang with keynote speeches from the Government and financial regulators embracing the…

Hannah Cassidy, Valerie Tao, Calvin To, Lydia Wong

Digital due diligence - SFC shines regulatory spotlight on Hong Kong online platforms in latest review report

Hong Kong - September 28 2022 In light of the increasing use of fintech to deliver services digitally to retail clients, the SFC has shared its observations following an in-depth…

Hannah Cassidy, Simone Hui, Bowie Leung

Regulatory compliance - keeping TCSPs awake at night

Hong Kong - July 28 2022 Regulatory compliance continues to rank as the most pressing issue facing trust and company service providers (TCSPs) according to participants of…

Richard Norridge, Lydia Wong

Hong Kong VASP licensing regime to take effect on 1 March 2023

Hong Kong - June 27 2022 The Hong Kong Government has gazetted amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance (AMLO) to enhance Hong Kong’s…

Hannah Cassidy, Calvin To, Lydia Wong