The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is an independent statutory body set up in 1989 to regulate the city’s securities and futures markets. It works to ensure orderly securities and futures market operations, to protect investors and help promote Hong Kong as an international financial centre and a key financial market in China.

A general view of Hong Kong Island from Breamar Hill toward Central district on 8 June 2017. Photo: SCMP/Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s financial adviser seeks to hire a head for expanded role

Hong Kong’s Financial Services Development Council, the brain child of the city’s previous chief executive, is looking to hire an executive director to lead a team from a rented office in Central as it expands its advisory role, according to two people familiar with the situation.