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The City Is Working Hard To Cement Its Position As Asia's Premier Destination For FinTech Investment
While Hong Kong has long been the jewel in the crown of Asia's financial sector, the city is now pursuing growth through the addition of financial technology investment.
Hong Kong
7 Nov 2019
What Are The Key Trends Shaping The Fund Finance Industry In Asia?
Recently, Corporate Partner Fiona Chan joined a panel of experts at the third annual APAC Fund Finance Symposium in Hong Kong. The event aims to bring together investors,
Hong Kong
30 Oct 2019
Economic Substance Requirements In Bermuda, The British Virgin Islands And The Cayman Islands (September 2019)
This article sets out the latest ES Legislation developments in these jurisdictions since the publication of our previous summary of such legislation on 14 May 2019.
11 Oct 2019
Changes To Cayman Islands Corporate Disclosure Requirements
Changes to certain corporate disclosure requirements in the Cayman Islands became effective on 8 August 2019 pursuant to the Companies Law, 2019 and the Limited Liability Companies Law, 2019.
Cayman Islands
10 Oct 2019
Banking & Finance Trends In Asia
Financial technologies (FinTech) have the potential to supplement or disrupt the financial services industry, with internet banking and mobile payment applications
Hong Kong
19 Aug 2019
Summary Of Economic Substance Requirements In Bermuda, The British Virgin Islands And The Cayman Islands
New regulations in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the Cayman Islands came into force at the start of 2019
19 Aug 2019
Legal Frontiers In Bermuda
The Asia-Pacific region has seen a surge of fintech start-ups, service providers, suppliers, investors, consumers and other stakeholders in recent years.
19 Aug 2019
Technology And Innovation Update
The Financing and Money Services Act, 2009 (FSMA) provides a framework for the licensing, registration and supervision of persons carrying on financing
Hong Kong
28 May 2019
Security Deliverables In A Share Charge Where The Charged Shares Represent A Minority Stake
We generally expect to see the following suite of deliverables required to be provided to the chargee pursuant to the terms of the relevant security document or credit agreement:
Hong Kong
28 May 2019
Global Financial Innovation Network Update
2018 saw the launch of the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN), a collaborative initiative between financial services regulators around the world,
26 Feb 2019
Fintech: Offshore Regulations And Trends In Asia
Financial technology, or fintech, in the broadest sense of the word involves the use of software in the provision of banking and financial services.
19 Feb 2019
Economic Substance Requirements In Bermuda, The British Virgin Islands And The Cayman Islands
Each of the governments of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the Cayman Islands has passed legislation that will require certain entities carrying on "relevant activities"
18 Feb 2019
Bermuda Update - New Online Filing System
In order to keep up to speed with global technological standards, the Bermuda Monetary Authority is currently rolling out a new secure online registration and filing system known as INTEGRA™ ...
27 Sep 2018
Quarterly Fintech Regulatory Update
Since the inaugural issue of Appleby Asia Alert in June 2018 which briefly introduced the regulatory landscapes of fintech-related areas in Bermuda, Cayman Islands and BVI, there have already been some important changes ...
25 Sep 2018
BVI Update - New Visa Exemption Order For Chinese Nationals
China looks to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) in several respects. From an economic perspective, China has been the BVI's trading partner for many years.
British Virgin Islands
25 Sep 2018
Reflections From The Hong Kong SPOT Conference 2018
Fiona Chan and Alison Thomson, members of Appleby's Global Technology and Innovation Group recently attended the SPOT conference in Hong Kong ...
Hong Kong
31 Aug 2018
Blockchain Briefing - Key Takeaways From London, Singapore And New York
Appleby's Technology and Innovation Team have recently attended several blockchain conferences globally, including MJAC in London, the Blockchain for Finance Conference in Singapore and Consensus 2018 ...
19 Jul 2018
Bermuda Companies Act Update
Bermuda is a popular choice of jurisdiction of incorporation for many businesses listed on Hong Kong's stock exchange.
6 Jul 2018
Lessons From Pugachev – Trust Considerations
The ground-breaking English High Court decision JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank v Pugachev [2017] has potentially introduced the concept of an "illusory trust", a rather different concept...
Hong Kong
28 Jun 2018
Recap Of BVI Finance 2018 Asia Roadshow
The Bank of Asia has been established in the BVI to address the growing needs of offshore companies and their owners.
British Virgin Islands
20 Jun 2018
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