Nov 2017 - Regulatory and tax newsletter

29 Nov 2017

In November’s issue, we have included: 


              -       New Australian corporate collective investment vehicle – an attractive option for offshore investors in

             Australian property?


-       Guidelines on outbound investment

-       Interim Regulations on the Administration of Privately Placed Investment Funds

Hong Kong

-       SFC publishes conclusions on proposals to enhance asset management regulations and point of sale transparency

-       SFC issues circular on common instances of non-compliance in managing funds and discretionary accounts

-       SFC identifies irregularities in private funds and discretionary accounts

-       FSDC releases report on promoting Hong Kong’s private equity fund businesses


-        MAS responds to feedback on review of competency requirements for representatives conducting regulated activities under the SFA and FAA

-        MAS consults on changes to notification requirements in relation to representatives of financial institutions serving only non-retail customers


-        The Ministry of Strategy and Finance announced Korea’s 2017 Tax Revision Proposal


Lastly, we would like to thank our committee who helped putting together the Newsletter. Details about this committee can be found here.


Nov 2017 - Regulatory and tax newsletter [PDF]