Standard Chartered to partner Ant Financial

The bank is an industry leader in RMB, SME and Retail financial services, and has been supporting Chinese companies to expand their operations globally with innovative financial products and services.


New rules a boon for Indian real estate market

These much-awaited changes will benefit both real estate developers and investors, who represent a growing interest among hedge funds and other investors to gain exposure to the Indian real estate market.


Law firms’ bestie bond establishes new Asia-Pacific ties

It was established by founding partners Philippa Fee and Craig Langstone in the late 1980s, with an additional three people – Pauline Davies, Cecily Brick and Matthew Atkinson – joining the partnership over the years.


Hong kong FSR insights 2018 outlook

The SFC has indicated that it will shortly be providing more granular guidance on cooperation in disciplinary, civil and Market Misconduct Tribunal proceedings.


Convoy raids put Hong Kong firms on notice

Hong Kong’s financial services firms can expect greater regulatory scrutiny as an unprecedented joint probe by the Independent Commission Against Corruption and the Securities and Futures Commission paves the way for future investigations.