Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, Secretary for Justice; Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal; and Winnie Tam Wan-chi, chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association, attend the Opening of Legal Year 2017 at Edinburgh Place, Central. Photo: Sam Tsang Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, Secretary for Justice; Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal; and Winnie Tam Wan-chi, chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association, attend the Opening of Legal Year 2017 at Edinburgh Place, Central. Photo: Sam Tsang
Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, Secretary for Justice; Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal; and Winnie Tam Wan-chi, chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association, attend the Opening of Legal Year 2017 at Edinburgh Place, Central. Photo: Sam Tsang
Jake Van Der Kamp
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A plea for rules, even if Hong Kong loses in fintech to Singapore

Call them barriers, obstacles, hindrances to development, if you will, but we need these rules.

Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, Secretary for Justice; Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal; and Winnie Tam Wan-chi, chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association, attend the Opening of Legal Year 2017 at Edinburgh Place, Central. Photo: Sam Tsang Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, Secretary for Justice; Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal; and Winnie Tam Wan-chi, chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association, attend the Opening of Legal Year 2017 at Edinburgh Place, Central. Photo: Sam Tsang
Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, Secretary for Justice; Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal; and Winnie Tam Wan-chi, chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association, attend the Opening of Legal Year 2017 at Edinburgh Place, Central. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Jake Van Der Kamp

Jake Van Der Kamp

Jake van der Kamp is a native of the Netherlands, a Canadian citizen, and a longtime Hong Kong resident. He started as a South China Morning Post business reporter in 1978, soon made a career change to investment analyst and returned to the newspaper in 1998 as a financial columnist.