Japan pledges U.S$7.7 billion in funding for Myanmar’s development

Japan pledges U.S$7.7 billion in funding for Myanmar’s development Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged ¥800 billion yen (U.S$7.7 billion) in public and private support for Myanmar’s development. The pledge came during a meeting with Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi in Tokyo on 2 November 2016. The funding includes expected investment by […]

Julia CharltonPartner, Charltons

SFC CEO talks cyber security, asset management and conflicts of interest at Hong Kong HFSB roundtable

SFC CEO Mr. Ashley Alder’s Remarks at Hedge Fund Standards Board Institutional Investor Roundtable CEO of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and chairman of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Mr. Ashley Alder addressed the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) roundtable on 22 June 2016. In his speech he covered both the positives and […]

Julia CharltonPartner, Charltons

Hong Kong SFC issues guidance on property Crowdfunding and other collective investment property schemes

Latest Guidance on Pooled Property Arrangements and Crowdfunding Property Investments The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) updated its FAQs on “Offers of Investments” under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (SFO) in June 2016 to include a new Appendix 1 providing guidance on collective investment schemes (CIS) involving interests in real property, particularly the features of real estate […]

Julia CharltonPartner, Charltons