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Hogan Lovells global payments newsletter
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong, Kenya, Poland, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, France
  • July 26 2013

Europe: Commission publishes payments legislative package The European Commission has published two pieces of draft


Hong Kong's fintech surge: HKMA grants second round of stored value facilities licences
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • November 18 2016

On 4 November 2016, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (the "HKMA") announced a second round of 8 successful stored value facilities ("SVF") licensees


Hong Kong concludes payments regulation consultation
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • November 5 2014

On 31st October, the Hong Kong Government published its conclusions to the consultation process launched in May, 2013 by the Financial Services and


What's next for robo-advice? - The SFC consults on the proposed guidelines on online distribution and advisory platforms
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • June 5 2017

With the rapid development of technology, there is an increasing trend of intermediaries providing investment services and distributing investment


Mainland China and Hong Kong arrange to ease cross-border foreign currency payments
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China, Hong Kong
  • March 31 2009

On March 12, 2009, the People’s Bank of China (PBC), China’s central bank, announced the establishment of a foreign exchange payment arrangement between mainland China and Hong Kong (the Payment Arrangement


Current implementation status of Basel III
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • April 17 2012

The process of implementing the new rules of Basel III for the prudential regulation of banks is progressing quickly on a worldwide basis


HKMA issues further guidance on collection, use and transfer of personal data for marketing purposes
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • July 28 2011

On 24 June 2011, the HKMA issued a press release in relation to the publication by the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") on 20 June 2011 of its investigation reports with respect to the collection and use of customers' personal data by four banks as well as the findings of its compliance checks on the credit card application forms for ten banks


Implementation of positive mortgage data sharing ("PMDS")
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • May 11 2011

The HKMA issued a circular on 31 March 2011 on the expanded sharing of mortgage data in connection with the amendments to the Code of Practice on Consumer Credit Data (the "Code") announced by the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") on the same day


Important facts statement ("IFS") for currency-linked instruments and interest rate-linked instruments issued by authorized institutions ("ILCL instruments")
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • May 11 2011

On 18 April 2011, the HKMA issued a circular in relation to a new investor protection measure that requires AIs to produce an IFS for ILCL instruments


Amendments to Code of Practice on Consumer Credit Data
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • May 11 2011

On 31 March 2011, the PCPD (i.e. Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data) announced 3 sets of major amendments to the Code (i.e. Code of Practice on Consumer Credit Data