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HK-China Mutual Recognition of Funds –  Slow start belies market potential

HK-China Mutual Recognition of Funds – Slow start belies market potential

20 January 2017

Paul Treanor After a somewhat bumpy start, the Hong Kong–China Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) scheme – the first agreement of its kind with Mainland China – is slowly gaining momentum. Introduced in July 2015, the new regulatory scheme provides mutual funds in Hong Kong (HK) and Mainland China with cross-border mobility for the first time. Under... MORE

Don’t neglect the back office – Digital strategies need to be about more than just websites

18 January 2017

With digitalisation increasingly taking centre stage in everyday life, many financial services firms are looking to improve their digital offering in a bid to appeal to current and prospective clients. However, all too often, companies focus their attention exclusively on developing all-singing, all-dancing websites, based on consistent user experiences, without any corresponding update to their... MORE