HK regulator allows overseas trading amid Covid-19 crisis

By Jonathan Breen
03 Apr 2020

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has made a series of concessions for traders and other investment intermediaries tackling the coronavirus to operate from overseas.

Traders and asset managers dealing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange require a licence from the SFC. But in light of the Covid-19 pandemic the regulator is allowing unlicensed overseas offices and affiliates of locally licensed corporations to take over their operations if Hong Kong trading desks and ...

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