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Herbert Smith Freehills
For some time now, the issue of whether a sales representative can cross-position different insurance policies or financial products through the mechanism of ...
Kalus Kenny Intelex
Gift and loan back arrangements are controversial but have historically been popular. The popularity of these arrangements arose from the fact that it provided a mechanism to protect assets particularly in...
Holley Nethercote
Misleading and deceptive advertising has been an enduring area of focus for ASIC - and a minefield for the licensees involved.
Sophie Grace Pty Ltd
Checklist of important items for AFS licensees & Limited AFS licence holders to keep in mind in preparing for audit.
Holding Redlich
Where the conduct of a financial advisor does not warrant the convening of a Panel, ASIC can issue a warning or reprimand.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Financial institutions face increasing exposure to greenwashing allegations extending beyond issues relating to emissions.
Doogue + George Defence Lawyers
If a Freezing Order is made on your account, you will not be able to withdraw, transfer or otherwise access funds.
Moore Australia
ASIC has released additional guidance to assist AFS Licensees with the new financial reporting framework.
Bangladesh
Doulah & Doulah
Project Finance Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Bangladesh, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
China
Han Kun Law Offices
Mutual fund managers have long been important institutional investors in the capital markets.
JunHe Law Office
At the global level, funds of funds (FOFs) are playing an increasingly important role in environmental, social and corporate governance ("ESG") by incorporating ESG systems into the risk identification and management systems of their sub-funds.
Han Kun Law Offices
The PRC Futures and Derivatives Law (the "FDL") was adopted on 20 April 2022 and is scheduled to come into effect on 1 August 2022.
JunHe Law Office
JunHe's Special Situations team led by Catherine MIAO has been actively involved in the special situations and alternative investment practice since 1999 and has been at the forefront of providing legal services in this area in China.
Hong Kong
Herbert Smith Freehills
The government acknowledges that the VASP licensing regime will be more rigorous and comprehensive than those in Singapore, the UK and Japan.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In the recent decision of Royal Bank of Scotland International Ltd (Respondent) v JP SPC 4 and another (Appellants) (Isle of Man) [2022] UKPC 18, ...
Mayer Brown
Mayer Brown Banking & Finance partner Vincent Sum and associate Sylvia Leung contributed to the Hong Kong chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide - Derivatives 2021, which was recently published and is now live.
Mayer Brown
We have compiled the following chronology table which serves as a quick reference point to track the circulars and guidance published by HK financial services regulators in relation to COVID-19.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has proposed a number of sweeping enforcement-related reforms which would significantly enhance the SFC's ability to obtain investor...
Ogier
Two new industry partners have joined Ogier's Talent4Impact programme 2022, which is now open for applications until 26 June 2022. The programme, which launched last year with co-founders...
Withers LLP
From 2017 to 2021, the number of licensed money lenders in Hong Kong has increased from 1,994 to 2,490. The ensuing business expansion has resulted in a series of recent court...
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