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Professional Negligence

First Order issued under Interim Measures Arrangement

First Order issued under Interim Measures Arrangement between China Mainland and Hong Kong SAR

We explore the first order under the new interim measures Arrangement that came into effect on 1 October 2019.

11 October 2019

Mission Impossible? Overturning of a rejection decision by the Listing Committee

Our Counsel Tony Jacobsen recently assisted a client in overturning a decision of the Listing Committee of the SEHK.

09 October 2019

Unique advantage when selecting HKSAR or China Mainland Arbitration: new interim measures Arrangement comes into effect on 1 October 2019

The new interim measures Arrangement will come into effect on 1 October 2019 for both China Mainland and Hong Kong SAR.

26 September 2019

(R)QFII: 5 things you need to know after removal of investment quota

We discuss 5 things you need to know after removal of investment quota under (R)QFII.

19 September 2019

ICSID releases a special issue of its Caseload Statistics focused on the South and East Asia Pacific Region

We discuss the caseload statistics issued by the ICSID involving States in the South & East Asia & the Pacific Region.

06 September 2019

New guidance for banks on AML/CFT

We summarise the Hong Kong Association of Banks’ latest FAQs on some thornier AML/CFT compliance issues.

06 August 2019

Cracking down on backdoor listing

In this piece, we summarise HKEx's new rules relating to backdoor listing, and highlight the modified rules relating to continued listing criteria.

02 August 2019

Self-remedy enforcement rules in China’s bond market – an offshore perspective

With more concerns about enforcing the PRC Property Law (article 219), certain default rules are recently published under our advisory experience.

26 July 2019

SFC clarifies and introduces new acceptable approaches for remote client on-boarding by licensed corporations in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong SFC recently issued two circulars to clarify the requirements for online account opening by licensed corporations.

11 July 2019

SFC issues circular to licensed corporations on third-party deposits and payments

We set out the SFC’s expectations for licensed corporations’ policies, procedures and controls to mitigate the risk from third-party transactions.

02 July 2019

Enforcing Mainland judgments in Hong Kong – May/Shall/Can – Is there an exclusive jurisdiction clause?

We discuss the importance of exclusive jurisdiction clauses in recognising PRC court judgments as Hong Kong court judgments.

25 June 2019

Hong Kong Court of Appeal dismissed Andrew Left’s appeal against the decision of the Market Misconduct Tribunal

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal’s decision has highlighted the importance of disclosing, circulating and disseminating information responsibly.

14 June 2019
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