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Cooperation Between Hong Kong and UK Fintech Authorities

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) entered into a Co-operation Agreement (Agreement) on 7 December 2016 to foster collaboration between the two regulatory authorities in promoting financial innovation. According to the Agreement, the

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Exploring The Evolving Fintech/Insurtech Regulatory Landscapes For China, Hong Kong & Singapore

A lot of link has been spilled about the potential of fintech and insurtech for the Asia Pacific region. However, we don’t have as much reports which looks at these two industries from the point of regulatory risks and trends.

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Cyberport Launches Largest FinTech Co-working Space in Hong Kong

To broaden Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited’s (Cyberport) one-stop entrepreneurial support to FinTech start-ups and companies, Cyberport today celebrated the opening of Smart-Space FinTech, a 35,000 square feet, all-encompassing co-working space tailor-made for FinTech start-ups and companies. First announced

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Hong Kong’s Fintech & Blockchain Marketing Guru: A New Sensation in the Industry

World Marketing Congress has awarded this year’s Top 100 Most Influential Global Marketing Leaders Award to Jack Cheng today. The award is set to be presented to Mr. Cheng on 24th of November in India at the third edition of

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Societe Generale offers Innovative Investment Research Solution with Smartkarma

Societe Generale announces a new agreement with Smartkarma, a curated online platform for investment insight focused on the Asian markets. Under this global agreement, Societe Generale will provide its institutional clients access to a new form of equity research based on

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Top Fintech Incubation And Acceleration Programs In Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s leading international financial hub and proximity to China have driven the development of the city’s fintech sector, propelling Hong Kong to the rank of the world’s top fifth fintech hubs in the world, according to Deloitte. The government

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Banker and Tech Institute Partners in Hong Kong To Help Fight CyberCrime

CREST has announced that it is collaborating with the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB) and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) to deliver its high-level cybersecurity accreditations and examinations across Hong Kong from December 2016.

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Adyen Adds WeChat Pay To Its Platform Globally

Adyen, the payments company powering global commerce for Uber, Facebook and Netflix amongst others, today announced that it has added WeChat Pay to its portfolio of local payments methods. It’s the first major payment service provider to integrate WeChat Pay

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InvestHK’s Inaugural Hong Kong Fintech Week Showcases City’s Infrastructure, Talent And Business-friendly Culture

The inaugural Hong Kong Fintech Week (November 7 to 11) attracted more than 2 500 participants and an array of international financial technologies (Fintech) companies and start-ups looking to grow their business, as well as accelerators, incubators and investors searching

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World Bank’s IFC To Invest US$25M In CompareAsiaGroup

CompareAsiaGroup, a leading financial comparison service in Southeast Asia, is about to raise US$25 million from the World Bank Group’s private equity arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The IFC said in the filing that the proposed investment in CompareAsiaGroup “aligns with

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