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  1. News - Hong Kong - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    British Virgin Islands’ new law threatens press freedom in Hong Kong, analysts warn

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 10:43pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... Journalists. The legislation comes after a series of leaks over the past year by the ICIJ, revealing sensitive information on offshore companies. According to the act, a person who publishes in any ... 'risks freedom to report' A proposed law in the British Virgin Islands will boost Hong Kong's role as an offshore centre serving China, but threatens the freedom of journalists ...

  2. Business - Economy - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Spotlight falls on Hong Kong's strengths and weaknesses

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:38am by Ray Chan, Jasper Moiseiwitsch, Benjamin Robertson and Jeanny Yu

    ... more regional stocks and beef up issuance of offshore yuan bonds from Southeast Asian firms. "I've always advocated that Hong Kong list regional stocks, so people sitting in Hong Kong ... Commission, said Hong Kong derives many benefits from its relationship with the mainland, such as its position as an offshore hub for yuan trading, and as the first market let into the renminbi ...

  3. Business - Economy - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Shanghai yuan role 'no threat' to London

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The free-trade zone will increase transaction volumes in offshore yuan hubs such as the UK capital, lord mayor of the city's finance district says Shanghai yuan role 'no threat' to London The experiment in full yuan convertibility through the new free-trade zone in Shanghai will boost transaction volumes in offshore foreign exchange ...

  4. Business - China Business - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Analysts divided on impact of Qianhai-BVI move on Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 10:36am by Toh Han Shih

    ... co-operation with the British Virgin Islands (BVI), a leading offshore tax haven, but analysts are divided as to whether the move will be a threat or a benefit to Hong Kong. "This should ... secretary Wang Rong said: "As one of the world-renowned offshore financial centres, BVI is not only an important source of foreign capital for China but also a major platform for Chinese ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Haitong diversifies as fee war rages on

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen, Ray Chan

    ... George Chen and Ray Chan Chief of offshore arm of the mainland's No 2 brokerage says move into banking reflects need to offer broader range of financial services Haitong diversifies ... to rely less on fee-based income and to add new and stable profit streams. Haitong International Securities, the flagship offshore arm of the mainland's No 2 securities firm, recently set up ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    BVI tax haven picks Hong Kong for drive into Asia

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... HK for drive into Asia The British Virgin Islands, a Caribbean tax haven, is to open an office in Hong Kong, amid mounting pressure on the city itself to be more transparent as offshore ... a Hong Kong-based risk consultancy, said the British Virgin Islands account for most of Hong Kong's offshore business. As a financial centre, Hong Kong will gradually move towards greater ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Boost for yuan trade as Taiwan eases bank rules

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Ralph Jennings

    ... year and Taiwan the mainland's seventh-largest partner. Mainland banks may look to Taiwan for experience and products recently introduced into the world's second-largest offshore yuan ... year. "The major incentives driving Chinese banks investing in Taiwanese banks should be the opportunities to participate in the offshore [yuan] business in Taiwan," said Ma Tie Ying, ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Beijing is key to city's fund success

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to extend profit tax exemptions to offshore private equity funds. He also wants to allow Hong Kong funds to set up as open-ended investment firms instead of trusts, as required under existing rules. ... market for offshore managers. However, if China only accepted overseas domiciled funds authorised by the Securities and Futures Commission to be sold on the mainland, then it would be less ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Hong Kong in path of U.S. tax crackdown

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... assets and offshore accounts". It will require foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to report to the IRS information about financial accounts held by US taxpayers, or foreign companies ...



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