News 13 Dec 17
Convoy raids put Hong Kong firms on notice
Hong Kong’s financial services firms can expect greater regulatory scrutiny as an unprecedented joint probe by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) paves the way for future investigations.
Analysis 12 Dec 17
Robeco: China’s AM regulations and US tax reform risks
Hong Kong’s equity market is likely to see a slowdown in mainland investment next year due to some new regulations and the proposed US tax reform could hit the technology sector, said Victoria Mio, co-head of Asia-Pacific equities and chief investment officer for China at Robeco.
News 11 Dec 17
Convoy chairman arrested at airport
The chairman of embattled IFA firm Convoy Financial has reportedly been arrested at Hong Kong airport by the region’s Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), just days after three other senior executives were taken into custody on charges relating to corruption.
News 8 Dec 17
Chinese asset manager becomes second biggest HSBC stakeholder
The asset management arm of China’s Ping An Insurance has become the second largest shareholder in HSBC after a recent acquisition pushed its stake over the 5% stock exchange notification threshold.