June 2022 - Regulatory and Tax Newsletter

15 Jun, 2022
  • In June's issue, we have included:


    • ASIC consults on financial services licensing requirements for corporate collective investment vehicles

    Cayman Islands

    • Inspections by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority on Registered Persons under the Securities Investment Business Act
    • Enforcement Guidelines in respect of the Common Reporting Standard and Economic Substance frameworks


    • HKEX signs MOU with CEEX to explore Greater Bay Area, international carbon opportunities

    Hong Kong

    • Circular to REIT managers and applicants: Consequential amendments to the REIT Code in relation to conduct requirements for bookbuilding and placing activities
    • Proposed Family Office Tax Exemption Regime in Hong Kong
    • Circular to licensed corporations' importance of business continuity planning amidst latest COVID-19 situation


    • Japan to regulate use and purchase of strategic real estate


    • Updated conditions of Sections 13O and 13U applications for family offices
    • MAS revises FAQs on licensing and registration of fund management companies

    Lastly, we would like to thank our committee who helped putting together the newsletter. Details about this committee can be found here.

    June 2022 - Regulatory and tax newsletterPDF

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Donald Lam
Analyst, Research and Analytics