FX Global Code

This new Code is relevant to all FX market participants, whether buy-side or sell-side, regardless of ‘product’, including E-Trading Platforms (page 4 provides a guide to the types of entities to which the Code will be relevant – ranging from the treasury operations of family offices to hedge funds and “financial institutions”).

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Mandatory Use of SFC Online Portal

Effective 1 February 2017, all Hong Kong SFC applications, notifications and annual returns filed by Licensed Representatives must be submitted by way of the SFC’s online portal.

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Brexit and its Implications

The votes have been counted and ‘Brexit’ has won the day. The UK electorate has voted 52% to 48% to leave the European Union (EU). What are the implications to financial services?

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