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  • News Headlines – 29-30 Sep 2021

    [Singapore] FAQs on Licensing and Business Conduct (Other than for Fund Management Companies)

    MAS FAQs, 28 Sep 2021

    The MAS updated the FAQs on Licensing and Business Conduct (Other than for Fund Management Companies), which provides guidance on:

    –        the scope of capital markets services licensing (other than for fund management companies);

    –        appointment of representatives;

    –        business conduct rules; and

    –        the application of the SFA and SF(LCB)R to banks, merchant banks, finance companies and insurers.

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    [Hong Kong] HKMA Quarterly Bulletin and Half-Yearly Monetary and Financial Stability Report (September 2021 Issue)

    HKMA News, 29 Sep 2021

    The HKMA published the September 2021 issue of its Quarterly Bulletin and Half-Yearly Monetary and Financial Stability Report. The Quarterly Bulletin carries a feature article, entitled “A Closer Look at Bond Connect and the Journey Ahead”. The Half-Yearly Report provides detailed analyses of the global and local economy, as well as the monetary and financial conditions in Hong Kong.

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    [Hong Kong] Guideline on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (For Licensed Corporations)

    SFC Circular, 30 Sep 2021

    The revised Guideline on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (For Licensed Corporations) have been gazetted.

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    [Hong Kong] Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Guideline issued by the Securities and Futures Commission for Associated Entities

    SFC Circular, 30 Sep 2021

    The revised Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Guideline issued by the Securities and Futures Commission for Associated Entities have been gazetted.

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