Tag "Securities and Futures Commission"

Hong Kong Sets up Repository for Sustainable Finance Internships

The Green and Sustainable Finance Cross-Agency Steering Group has launched an internship for Hong Kong students as part of a collaborative effort to build capability for the industry. The steering group was established by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)

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Cyberport Granted HK$6.1 Million for Fintech Scheme, Now Open for New Applications

Hong Kong digital tech park Cyberport has announced that the application stage for the first phase of its Fintech Proof-of-Concept Subsidy Scheme has closed and received over 80 applications. The scheme was commissioned by the Financial Services and the Treasury

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SFC Issues Approval-In-Principle to OSL for Virtual Asset Trading Platform

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), has issued an approval-in-principle for OSL, Asia’s digital asset platform and member of BC Technology Group, to operate a virtual asset trading platform. The platform will be operated under a license for Type 1

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 – Day 4 Highlights

The fourth day of Hong Kong Fintech Week, organised by Invest Hong Kong  at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, continued at full tilt right to the very end, thanks partly to a regulatory announcement on cryptocurrencies and partly to the

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Recent Regulatory Responses To ICOs In Asia Pacific

Regulatory authorities around the world are grappling with the rapidly spreading phenomenon of issuers raising funds by selling cryptocurrency ‘coins’ or ‘tokens’ (coins) which may give holders certain rights, or may only have purely speculative value. Most regulators now take

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