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U.K. – Gov’t National Security, Investment Bill

On 17 November 2020, UKP published Commons second reading of bill, and noted no debate in Commons program motion, nor for Commons money resolution. The bill is now being considered by a public bill committee which will scrutinize the bill line by line and is expected to report to the House by 15 December 2020.…
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Germany – BaFin Fine Hambro Voting Rights

On 11 November 2020, GE BaFin fined JO Hambro Capital for voting violations. BaFin has fined JO Hambro Capital Management 120,000 euros over voting violations. JO Hambro Capital Management failed to submit it's voting rights notifications on time. BaFin said the failure violated section 130 paragraph 1 of Administrative Offenses Act. The company was also…
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China – CSRC Foreign Investor Regulation

On 11 November 2020, ASIFMA gave detailed review of key aspects of the new regulation. By lowering and simplifying QFII qualification requirements, smaller investors are able to participate, which opens the QFII scheme to more investors, like hedge funds. With simplification of the application process, investors no longer have to separately apply for QFII and…
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