Yearly Archives: 2018

Hong Kong – SFC Amends Codes on Mergers, Takeovers

On 13 July 2018, HK SFC, gazetted amendments to codes on mergers, takeovers. Released consultation conclusions and respondents were generally supportive of proposals, majority of which were adopted with some modifications from feedback. The amended codes which were gazetted on 13 July, will be effective immediately.   Key Proposals from Original Consultation: Increase voting approval…
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RRS Adds Coverage for Jamaica

Solutions Atlantic has released coverage for Jamaica, following the addition of this jurisdiction to aosphere's Rulefinder. This brings the total jurisdiction coverage to 97 in the RRS Rules Library. Investors in Jamaica will find themselves subject to major shareholding disclosure obligations as well as short selling and issuer limits.
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Hong Kong – SFC Trade Disclosure FAQs

On 15 June, HK SFC issued FAQs on disclosure of transaction data. Issued consultation conclusions on proposals for regulation of asset management. Point-of-sale transparency and disclosure required for discretionary accounts Nov. Among others, new code requirements govern the disclosure of non-quantifiable monetary benefits and independence status, come into effect on August 17 2018. FAQs respond…
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France – AMF MiFID II Guide for IAs

On 13 June, FR AMF issued updated guide for investment advisers. Follows AMF October 2017 issued guide to MiFID for investment advisers. Updated Guide To support IAs in fulfillment of obligations, AMF updated MiFID 2 guide of October 2017. More than an overview of impact of MIF 2, the guide aims to serve as a…
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