Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission
Hong Kong regulator restricts use of ‘independent’
Hong Kong will introduce a code of conduct that will restrict asset management intermediaries from being able to use the term “independent” if they receive benefits from other parties.
Hong Kong’s private wealth assets grow by 9%
Hong Kong’s private wealth management assets reached HK$5.2trn (£513.2bn, $665bn, €578.9bn) in 2016, growing by 9% and increasing their share of the overall fund management business in the territory, according to a report by the Securities and Futures Commission.
Hong Kong SFC fines Phillips Securities over fund mis-selling
The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has reprimanded and fined Phillip Securities (HK) Ltd $1 million for failings in selling a fund to four clients who lost their investment.