June 2019 - Regulatory and tax newsletter

26 Jun 2019

In June's issue, we have included:


  • Victorian stamp duty
  • Income tax measures aimed at foreign investment

British Virgin Island

  • Draft Economic Substance Code published
  • Regulatory obligations and filing deadlines 2019

Cayman Islands

  • Cayman Islands amends Securities Investment Business Law (Additional SIBL reporting requirements to be submitted by 15 August 2019)
  • The Data Protection Law, 2017 comes into force on 30 September 2019

Hong Kong

  • SFC issues further guidance on regulatory requirements for sale of complex products
  • HKMA introduces key measures on sustainable banking and green finance


  • Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) consortium launched


  • MAS updates FAQs on licensing and registration of fund management companies
  • MAS launches second consultation on proposed framework for variable capital companies
  • Singapore fund tax incentives – circular of Budget 2019 issued

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


June 2019 - Regulatory and tax newsletter [PDF]