Financial Markets in Hong Kong

Hardcover | April 23, 2016

byDouglas Arner, Berry Hsu, Say H. Goo

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Since the publication of the first edition in 2006, financial regulation around the world has changed dramatically as a result of the 2008 global financial crisis. As one of the world's leading financial centres, international regulatory reforms have had a significant impact on the legal andregulatory system in Hong Kong. This new second edition provides a comprehensive and authoritative single-volume guide to the main areas of financial regulation and financial law in Hong Kong. Given the massive changes in financial regulation globally and in Hong Kong, the second edition has beensubstantially rewritten and revised to address changes in markets and their legal and regulatory frameworks, as well as the implications of these changes to future market development. The book is in five parts: The first part considers the evolution of Hong Kong's role as a financial centre and the development of its financial regulatory structure, one that is perhaps unusually complex given the size of the jurisdiction. The second part discusses the regulation of the banking,securities, insurance sectors, including the regulatory powers of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC), the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI), and the forthcoming Independent Insurance Authority (IIA). The third part coversregulation of financial products and services, including securities offerings and listings, investment products and asset management, financial derivatives, and takeovers and mergers. The fourth part addresses market conduct and misconduct, including corporate governance, market abuse and financialcrime. Finally, the fifth part examines the international context, focusing on the relationship between Hong Kong's financial markets and regulation and mainland China as well as key issues for Hong Kong's role as a major global financial centre.

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Since the publication of the first edition in 2006, financial regulation around the world has changed dramatically as a result of the 2008 global financial crisis. As one of the world's leading financial centres, international regulatory reforms have had a significant impact on the legal andregulatory system in Hong Kong. This new seco...

Douglas W. Arner is Professor and Head of the Department of Law at the University of Hong Kong. Berry F.C. Hsu is a Professor in the Department of Real Estate and Construction, and Deputy Director of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law at the University of Hong Kong. Say H Goo is Professor of Law at HKU, Founding and for...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.1 inPublished:April 23, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198706472

ISBN - 13:9780198706472

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Table of Contents

I. Finance in Hong Kong1. Hong Kong's Financial Markets: Evolution and Overview2. Financial Regulatory Structure3. Banking Regulation and the Hong Kong Monetary AuthorityII. Regulation of Banking, Securities and Insurance4. Securities Regulation: The Securities and Futures Commission and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited5. Insurance Regulation and the Insurance AuthorityIII. Regulation of Financial Products6. Securities Offerings7. Asset Management and Investment Products8. Financial Derivatives9. Takeovers and MergersIV. Financial Market Conduct and Misconduct10. Corporate Governance11. Market IntegrityV. The International Dimension12. The China Nexus13. Hong Kong's Future as a Leading International Financial Centre