This webinar provides an overview of securities token offerings with an emphasis on Hong Kong and US regulation. The webinar also looks at the tokenised securities markets in the AMER, EMEA and APAC. The webinar covers the obligations of intermediaries which market and distribute security tokens under the SFO.
Hong Kong Crypto Regulatory Development – Gibraltar Crypto Regulatory Regime, Crypto Funds & Institutional Investment | Webinar 7
DLT Framework applies to firms that carry on DLT activities i.e. activities that are not subject to regulation under any other regulatory framework that use DLT for the transmission or storage of value belonging to others
The use of cryptocurrency as an intermediary currency in money remittance may also involve providing a payment service regulated under the Payment Service Regulations.
Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) applies to “financial institutions”, money service businesses and broker-dealers and mutual funds obliged to register with the SEC.
OCT 2020 PayPal announces the roll out of crypto features for US users and the approval of its conditional Bitlicense 2021 onwards PayPal users will be able to pay for goods in crypto in transactions with 26m sellers around the world
The SFC will determine the regulatory status of ICO tokens on a case-by-case basis depending on whether they carry rights equivalent to traditional securities.
HK crypto regulation, regulates entities conducting activities in cryptocurrencies where the relevant cryptocurrencies are “securities” or “futures contracts” as defined in the SFO.
Application of FATF recommendations to stablecoins, happens where central governance bodies exist within the stablecoin ecosystem, they will generally be obliged entities under the FATF Recommendations.
How smart is Hong Kong? The following outlines the Smart City Blueprint, summarising the initiatives in six key areas and considers what needs to be done to stay competitive.
Published in June 2018, the ASIFMA Best Practices for Digital Asset Exchanges Guide was developed by Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) members in consultation with various market participants. Aimed at the digital asset exchanges and...
INTRODUCTION Since the launch of Bitcoin, the first ever virtual asset in January 2009, virtual assets have been on a roller-coaster ride. 2017 was the breakout year: at its peak in December 2017, Bitcoin was trading as high as US$19,783, up 1,824% from its price on 1...
HKEx as a Leading International Stock Exchange Hong Kong’s stock exchange (HKEx) is, of course, one of the world’s premier international stock exchanges. HKEx was the world’s top IPO fundraising exchange in six of the past ten years and has raised over HK$2...