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SFC Finds Deficiencies in LC’s Standards 1401 786 Hauzen

SFC Finds Deficiencies in LC’s Standards

Are you an LC providing online brokerage, distribution / advisory services in Hong Kong? SFC has a reminder on regulatory standards for you!

SFC Investor ID Regime Coming 2022Q4 1400 787 Christie Liu

SFC Investor ID Regime Coming 2022Q4

SFC’s new transaction surveillance Regimes come into effect soon with implications for data privacy policies and more – find out how you can get ready!

SFC’s timely reminder on NFTs 810 524 Kelly

SFC’s timely reminder on NFTs

Where an NFT is a genuine digital representation of a collectible, the activities related to it generally do not fall within the SFC’s regulatory remit. But what else should businesses look out for?

SFC reprimands & fines investment manager for failure managing private funds 1400 788 Charing

SFC reprimands & fines investment manager for failure managing private funds

SFC reprimanded and fined CES HK$3.2 million over its failure to discharge its duties as an investment manager between the period of February 2015 – July 2017.

SFC proposes amendments to Securities and Futures Ordinance to strengthen enforcement 1400 788 Charing

SFC proposes amendments to Securities and Futures Ordinance to strengthen enforcement

The SFC is accepting comments on its proposed amendments by no later than 12 August 2022.

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.

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