Investment Funds

Financial Services and Treasury Bureau’s Proposal on Tax Concession for Carried Interest

Financial Services and Treasury Bureau’s Proposal on Tax Concession for Carried Interest 1920 1080 Louise

In December 2020, the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau of the Government of HKSAR published the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (Tax Concessions for Carried Interest) Bill 2021 in the Gazette.

SFC’s Consultation Paper on amendments to the Code on Pooled Retirement Funds

SFC’s Consultation Paper on amendments to the Code on Pooled Retirement Funds 1400 788 Charing

The comment period of the Securities and Future Commission’s (“SFC”) public consultation paper (the “Consultation”) on proposed amendments to the Code on Pooled Retirement Funds (the “Code”) has recently come to an end.

SFC consults on the Management and Disclosure of Climate-related Risks by Fund Managers

SFC consults on the Management and Disclosure of Climate-related Risks by Fund Managers 1400 787 Louise

In October 2020, the SFC published a consultation paper on the Management and Disclosure of Climate-related Risks by Fund Managers proposing to amend the Fund Manager Code of Conduct.

Hong Kong & APEC Sign MOU to Establish APEC SELI Sub-fund

Hong Kong & APEC Sign MOU to Establish APEC SELI Sub-fund 1401 788 Louise

SELI sub-fund under the APEC Economic Committee will provide funding for capacity building work to assist economies to strengthen economic and legal infrastructure.

2021-22 Budget Speech – Update on Open-ended Fund Companies and Limited Partnership Funds

2021-22 Budget Speech – Update on Open-ended Fund Companies and Limited Partnership Funds 1400 789 Charing

The Financial Secretary announced legislative proposal to allow foreign investment funds to re-domicile to Hong Kong for registration as OFCs or LPFs and planned incentives in the form of subsidies for OFCs set or re-domiciled to Hong Kong.

Mutual Recognition of Funds between Thailand and Hong Kong

Mutual Recognition of Funds between Thailand and Hong Kong 1400 788 Louise

On 20 Jan 2021, SFC & SEC entered into MoU to allow eligible Hong Kong and Thai public funds to be distributed in each other’s markets through streamlined process

SFC Warns Private Equity Firms on Hong Kong Licensing

SFC Warns Private Equity Firms on Hong Kong Licensing 1400 788 Hauzen

It has been nearly two decades since commencement of the current Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) licensing regime. The relevant legislation, the Securities and Futures Ordinance, originally specified nine types…

HKEx Consultation Conclusion: Backdoor Listing, Continuing Listing Criteria and Other Rule Amendments

HKEx Consultation Conclusion: Backdoor Listing, Continuing Listing Criteria and Other Rule Amendments 150 150 Hauzen

In recent years, the popularity of backdoor listings has resulted in a substantial increase in the value of a company solely for its listing status, leading to extensive activities related…

SFC concludes consultation on prescribing professional investors

SFC concludes consultation on prescribing professional investors 150 150 Hauzen

The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) today released consultation conclusions on proposed amendments to the Securities and Futures (Professional Investor) Rules (“PI Rules”) to standardise the rules for prescribing professional…

SFC proposes enhancements to the Investor Compensation Regime

SFC proposes enhancements to the Investor Compensation Regime 150 150 Hauzen

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) today launched a two-month consultation on proposed enhancements to the Investor Compensation Regime. Key proposals include increasing the compensation limit from $150,000 to $500,000 per investor…

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