A view of the Hong Kong skyline. Tens of thousands of Americans live in Hong Kong, and US financial institutions, companies and advisory firms continue to thrive here. Photo: Warton Li A view of the Hong Kong skyline. Tens of thousands of Americans live in Hong Kong, and US financial institutions, companies and advisory firms continue to thrive here. Photo: Warton Li
A view of the Hong Kong skyline. Tens of thousands of Americans live in Hong Kong, and US financial institutions, companies and advisory firms continue to thrive here. Photo: Warton Li
Nick Turner
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Nick Turner and Joshua M. Zimmerman

For all the bluster, Donald Trump’s Hong Kong sanctions may not amount to much

  • A sanctions war seems to be brewing between the US and China. But on closer inspection, some US measures may be rather symbolic. Notably, the Trump administration has decided against a drastic move to undermine the Hong Kong dollar peg

A view of the Hong Kong skyline. Tens of thousands of Americans live in Hong Kong, and US financial institutions, companies and advisory firms continue to thrive here. Photo: Warton Li A view of the Hong Kong skyline. Tens of thousands of Americans live in Hong Kong, and US financial institutions, companies and advisory firms continue to thrive here. Photo: Warton Li
A view of the Hong Kong skyline. Tens of thousands of Americans live in Hong Kong, and US financial institutions, companies and advisory firms continue to thrive here. Photo: Warton Li
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Nick Turner

Nick Turner

Nick Turner is a Hong Kong-based registered foreign lawyer whose practice focuses on economic sanctions law.

Joshua M. Zimmerman

Joshua M. Zimmerman

Joshua M. Zimmerman is a former corporate lawyer who has advised on debt and equity financings throughout Asia. A Washington, DC native and Hong Kong resident since 1997, he joined the New York bar in 1997 and became a Hong Kong solicitor in 2011.