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Financial Services Quarterly Report- Fourth Quarter 2016: What’s New in the Asian Asset Management Industry

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Dechert’s Financial Services team recently presented a seminar in London, during which panellists provided insights into “What’s New in Asia”. Topics included: Some key takeaways from the panel discussion, which focused on...more

Financial Services Quarterly Report - Third Quarter 2016: Foreign Institutional Investors are Granted Unprecedented Access to...

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A new program providing fund managers with access to China’s principal bond market officially opened for business in May 2016. The program – known as the China Interbank Bond Market (CIBM) program – greatly simplifies the...more

United States to Receive $38 billion RFQII Quota for Investments in China

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The quota allocation – the first of its kind awarded to the United States – was announced on June 7, 2016 by Yi Gang, Deputy Governor of the People’s Bank of China, the country’s central bank. This represents an apparent...more

Clarification on QFII and RQFII Beneficial Ownership

by K&L Gates LLP on

On 6 May 2016, the China Securities Regulatory Commission ("CSRC") issued an FAQ on "Beneficial Ownership under QFII/RQFII Regime" to clarify the issue on beneficial ownership of securities held in accounts under Qualified...more

Navigating the Green Bonds markets in China

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China’s climate change objectives under the Paris Agreement will require it to invest a massive amount of capital into growing its domestic renewable energy generation, as well as invest in other emissions-reducing efforts....more

Financial Services Quarterly Report First Quarter 2016: Fighting Currency Outflows, China Proposes Further Opening its Securities...

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Faced with redemptions and currency outflows from the country, Chinese regulators have taken welcome steps to make it easier for fund managers and other institutional investors to invest in China. Fund managers, in...more

Investment Funds Update - Europe Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and...

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ALFI releases FAQs on RQF II - Further to the announcement by the People’s Bank of China on 29 April 2015 of a RMB 50 billion Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (“RQFII”) quota being granted to Luxembourg, the...more

Investment Funds Update – Asia: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key jurisdictions in Asia: Mainland...

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Capital gains tax (“CGT”) has been a key issue surrounding the investment by QFIIs and RQFIIs in the Mainland Chinese securities market. Mainland Chinese tax authorities have publicly decided to retrospectively collect CGT...more

QFIIs/RQFIIs - Implications of Retrospective Capital Gains Tax

by K&L Gates LLP on

At a compliance seminar held last month, officials from the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC) and the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) informed industry executives that Chinese regulators are planning to...more

Locke Lord QuickStudy: China Through-Train Investment Scheme

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The eagerly anticipated Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect (Stock Connect), or the so-called “through-train,” was launched on November 17, 2014, allowing foreign investors for the first time to directly buy and sell stocks...more

The RQFII Program—Opportunities and Challenges for International Investors Interested in Direct Access to PRC Securities with...

by K&L Gates LLP on

The Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (“RQFII”) pilot program allows non-PRC institutional investors from certain jurisdictions that have officially implemented the RQFII (the “Relevant Jurisdictions”) to deal...more

2013 Recent Developments in Hong Kong Funds Market

by K&L Gates LLP on

The Hong Kong funds industry has faced significant challenges in recent years, having had to deal with the fallout from several financial scandals and a securities regulator that has become more aggressive in an effort to...more

Renminbi Qualified Foreign Limited Partner: an incremental step toward RMB internationalization in the private equity industry

In a number of incremental steps, the PRC government has been easing restrictions on the cross-border movement of RMB. The latest step for the private equity industry is the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Limited Partner Program...more

Financial Services Quarterly Report - First Quarter 2013: New Rules for China’s RQFII Regime

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At the January Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong, the Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (“CSRC”), Mr. Guo Shu Qing, stated that Mainland China could increase the level of investment quotas for both the...more

Asian Regulatory RoundUp - March 2013

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In This Issue: - Greater China - Hong Kong - Taiwan - Singapore - India...more

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