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HKMA Discussion Paper on e-HKD 1400 935 Kelly

HKMA Discussion Paper on e-HKD

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority recently published a discussion paper inviting views on key policy and design issues for introducing e-HKD.

Hauzen LLP Announces Appointment of New Partner Anthony Woo & Promotion of Yolanda Kok to Partner 304 305 Hauzen

Hauzen LLP Announces Appointment of New Partner Anthony Woo & Promotion of Yolanda Kok to Partner

We are pleased to announce Anthony Woo as a Partner in insurance and marine and Yolanda Kok’s promotion to Partner in the disputes resolution team.

SCMP: UK law firm DWF enters Hong Kong market with Hauzen tie-up as events boost demand for regulatory, financial advice 1401 787 Hauzen

SCMP: UK law firm DWF enters Hong Kong market with Hauzen tie-up as events boost demand for regulatory, financial advice

Manchester-based DWF teams up with local law firm Hauzen as recent events spur demand for advice from legal experts. Hong Kong views itself as the legal capital of Asia, playing host to more than half of global top 100 industry players.

Affiliation with DWF – a New Milestone for Hauzen LLP 842 596 Hauzen

Affiliation with DWF – a New Milestone for Hauzen LLP

We are pleased to announce our business affiliation with DWF, a global provider of integrated legal and business services.

VIDEO: Financial Regulation in Hong Kong 600 600 Basil Hwang

VIDEO: Financial Regulation in Hong Kong

Our Basil Hwang and Kelly Ho give us an overview of the financial regulatory sector in Hong Kong.

DOJ’s Mediation Conference: Metaverse: Happily Ever After or a Dangerous Start? 976 554 Hauzen

DOJ’s Mediation Conference: Metaverse: Happily Ever After or a Dangerous Start?

Basil Hwang’s insights on risks of cryptocurrencies, the crypto market, crypto crime, regulation, examples of enforcement actions in Hong Kong, Singapore & US.

DOJ Mediation Conference 2022 667 400 Hauzen

DOJ Mediation Conference 2022

Our Mr. Basil Hwang is going to speak at the Department of Justice’s mediation conference, “Mediate First: Harmony from Now to Beyond” on 6 May 2022.

HKMA Circular: Authorized Institutions and VAs 1400 788 Kelly

HKMA Circular: Authorized Institutions and VAs

The HKMA recently issued a circular on regulatory approaches to Authorized Institutions’ interface with virtual assets and virtual asset service providers.

Joint Circular: Intermediaries of VA-related Activities 1400 788 Kelly

Joint Circular: Intermediaries of VA-related Activities

The SFC/HKMA joint-circular dated 28 January 2022 covers the provision of VA-related products, VA dealing services and VA advisory services.

Consultation on New Type 13 Regulated Activity 1400 788 Charing

Consultation on New Type 13 Regulated Activity

In Feb 2022, SFC released its Consultation Conclusions on the Proposed Regulatory Regime for Depositaries of SFC-authorised Collective Investment Schemes.

HK Court to Go Ahead with Keepwell Claim 1920 1080 Kelly

HK Court to Go Ahead with Keepwell Claim

Claims under a Keepwell Deed, despite ongoing insolvency proceedings in PRC, should be determined in Hong Kong according to its exclusive jurisdiction clause.

New Investigatory Powers for Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data to Combat Doxxing 1400 787 Charing

New Investigatory Powers for Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data to Combat Doxxing

With the passing of the Personal Data Ordinance 2021, the Commissioner is now empowered in-line with other regulatory bodies like SFC and Insurance authority.

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