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Joint Inspection by IA & HKMA on use of premium financing to take out long term insurance policies in Hong Kong

Joint Inspection by IA & HKMA on use of premium financing to take out long term insurance policies in Hong Kong 1401 788 Louise
On 30 September 2021, the Insurance Authority and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority published a circular on the IA and the HKMA’s joint inspection exercise relating to premium financing of long term insurance policies in Hong Kong.

Joint announcement by HKMA & PBoC on implementation arrangements of cross-boundary wealth management connect scheme

Joint announcement by HKMA & PBoC on implementation arrangements of cross-boundary wealth management connect scheme 1400 788 Louise
In September 2021, the HKMA and the PBoC released a joint announcement on the implementation arrangements for the cross-boundary wealth management connect pilot scheme in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

SFC’s Consultation Conclusions on Proposals to (1) Implement an Investor Identification Regime and (2) Introduce an Over-The-Counter Securities Transactions Reporting Regime

SFC’s Consultation Conclusions on Proposals to (1) Implement an Investor Identification Regime and (2) Introduce an Over-The-Counter Securities Transactions Reporting Regime 1401 789 Louise

Further to our article on the Securities and Futures Commission’s (the “SFC”) consultation on the investor identification regime and an over-the-counter securities transactions reporting regime, on 10 August 2021, the…

Guideline on Submission of Business Plan by Applicant of a Money Lenders Licence

Guideline on Submission of Business Plan by Applicant of a Money Lenders Licence 1400 788 Louise
Further to our article on the publication of the Guideline on Fit and Proper Criteria for Licensing of Money Lenders, on 29 January 2021, the Companies Registry published another Guideline on Submission of Business Plan by Applicant of a Money Lenders Licence.

Guideline on Fit and Proper Criteria for Licensing of Money Lenders

Guideline on Fit and Proper Criteria for Licensing of Money Lenders 1400 788 Louise
On 29 January 2021, the Companies Registry (the “CR”) published the Guideline on Fit and Proper Criteria for Licensing of Money Lenders to outline the criteria and matters that the CR considers in determining the fitness and properness of applicants for money lenders licences.

SFC publishes Guidance on Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) Fund Disclosures

SFC publishes Guidance on Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) Fund Disclosures 1400 788 Louise
On 29 June 2021, the Securities and Futures Commission published the “Circular to management companies of SFC-authorized unit trusts and mutual funds – ESG funds”.

HKMA’s Guideline on Certification of Funds for Carried Interest Tax Concession

HKMA’s Guideline on Certification of Funds for Carried Interest Tax Concession 1400 788 Louise
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority on 16 July 2021 issued a Guideline on Fund Certification for Carried Interest Tax Concession under Schedule 16D to the Inland Revenue Ordinance (Cap. 112).

Launch of grant scheme for open-ended fund companies and real estate investment trusts

Launch of grant scheme for open-ended fund companies and real estate investment trusts 1401 788 Louise
Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary announces subsidies for open-ended fund companies to set up in or re-domicile and Real Estate Investment Trusts to list in HK.

Enforcement of Civil Judgments of Matrimonial and Family Cases in Hong Kong and Mainland China

Enforcement of Civil Judgments of Matrimonial and Family Cases in Hong Kong and Mainland China 1401 789 Louise
Hong Kong’s Legislative Council passed the Mainland Judgments in Matrimonial and Family Cases (Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement) Ordinance

HKEx’s Consultation Conclusions – Review of Listing Rules Relating to Disciplinary Powers and Sanctions

HKEx’s Consultation Conclusions – Review of Listing Rules Relating to Disciplinary Powers and Sanctions 1401 788 Louise
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing published the conclusions of its consultation on its review of the Listing Rules relating to disciplinary powers and sanctions.
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