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LIBOR Transition – Forward-looking Term SOFR Is Here

LIBOR Transition – Forward-looking Term SOFR Is Here

Very shortly, the U.S.-based Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) will make its much-anticipated formal recommendation of forward-looking term Secured Overnight Financing Rates (Term SOFR) administered by the CME...

27 July 2021

Rise of the Hong Kong ILS market – Insurance Authority publishes Guidelines on Application to carry on Special Purpose Business

We outline the key highlights set out in the “Guideline on Application for authorisation to carry on Special Purpose Business”.

30 June 2021

Moving your investment funds to Hong Kong – Hong Kong’s fund re-domiciliation proposal

This client alert outlines the re-domiciliation process and a high level comparison against the re-domiciliation regime in offshore counterparts.

09 March 2021

LIBOR cessation: demystifying the switch to risk-free rates

It’s official. On 5 March 2021 the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that all LIBOR settings will either cease to be published by any administrator...

09 March 2021

Update on U.S. sanctions against Communist Chinese Military Companies and the implications for Hong Kong’s securities market

We provide an update on the current status of this new sanctions program.

04 February 2021

Proposal on Hong Kong’s carried interest tax concession regime

We outline the key requirements under FSTB's Proposal and our take on the proposed carried interest tax concession regime.

27 January 2021

First PRC-listed securities firm to conduct A+H Shares Rights Issue

We share key highlights from advising China Merchants Securities on this first to market transaction.

30 October 2020

King & Wood Mallesons joined the FSDC Working Group on its recent report entitled “One Step Forward: Expanding Access to the A-Share Market”

We sum up the FSDC Working Group's recent report entitled “One Step Forward: Expanding Access to the A-Share Market”.

25 September 2020

HKEx publishes consultation conclusion and guidance to amend the Listing Rules on the listing of debt securities offered to professional investors

We sum up the changes to the listing rules on debt securities as published by the HKEx last week.

26 August 2020

SFC enforcement priorities outlook 2020

We sum up the SFC's latest report on its regulatory priorities.

28 July 2020

Greater Bay Area Series – Developments for Hong Kong insurance linked securities

We examine the new regulatory regime for insurance linked securities in Hong Kong.

27 July 2020

HKMA issues good practices for remote customer onboarding

The HKMA issues good practices in anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism control measures on remote customer onboarding initiatives.

08 July 2020

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