Fund passporting

Asia has three fund passport schemes in the pipeline - HK-China mutual recognition, Asean and ARFP - which promise to change the landscape of the region's funds industry.

14 December 2016
The Hong Kong watchdog's investment products head pointed to the imbalance of fund flows under the mutual recognition scheme. She also commented on the SFC's fee-disclosure ...
13 December 2016
Fund executives put the territory well ahead of mainland Chinese cities and Singapore in this regard, despite certain reservations, finds a survey by BBH due for release today.
6 December 2016
Industry participants are questioning the motivation behind and benefits of Hong Kong's new agreement with Switzerland on mutual recognition of funds.
29 September 2016
August sales of Hong Kong funds under the mutual recognition scheme exceeded the total volume in the first seven months of the year. JP Morgan Asset Management accounts for the ...
6 September 2016
It would make little sense for China to accept Ucits funds or to merge with other Asian passport schemes, says Sean Tuffy, head of regulatory intelligence at custody bank BBH.
29 August 2016
EY has analysed the tax treatment of domestic funds versus foreign products that may be marketed under the Asia Region Funds Passport, to see what progress needs to be made.
22 August 2016
Following the announcement of an ETF trading link to be created between Hong Kong and China, industry players outline the features they most want to see from its establishment.
26 July 2016
Programmes including mutual recognition, Asean CIS, QFII, RQFII and Stock Connect appear to have fallen in favour, while ARFP, QDII, QDLP and QDIE have gained popularity.
21 July 2016
Europe’s securities watchdog has recommended extending certain EU passporting rights to alternative fund managers in four Asian markets. But questions need answering and ...
18 July 2016
The fund house aims to launch a Ucits China bond fund, set up a wholly foreign-owned entity in Shanghai, register for mainland bond market access and gain a QDLP licence. And ...
14 July 2016
The US fund house is likely to set up a wholly foreign-owned entity in China, but is still researching its entry options. It does not currently aim to use the mutual recognition...
29 June 2016
Thailand signed up to the cross-border scheme this week, AsianInvestor can reveal, but the head of the local securities watchdog says take-up may be slow, at least initially.
23 May 2016
Rosemary Wang of Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission discusses investment links between China and Taiwan, developing an online fund platform and regulating fee payments.
11 May 2016
Asset managers point to changes they would like to see under the China-Hong Kong mutual recognition scheme to make it a more cost-effective business proposition.
4 May 2016
The CEO of BEA Union Investment discusses where progress is being made and where further liberalisation is likely in respect of the Hong Kong-China cross-border fund scheme.
4 May 2016
Their surprise failure last week to sign up to the memorandum of cooperation is the result of temporary snags and internal processes, national regulators say.
29 April 2016
Yesterday’s signing of the memorandum of cooperation for the Asia Region Funds Passport has sparked calls for jurisdictions to address the unequal tax treatment of ...
28 April 2016
Australia, Japan, Korea and New Zealand today signed the Asia Region Fund Passport’s memorandum of cooperation, which will come into effect on June 30.
26 April 2016
The head of investment products and advisory at Hang Seng Bank explains how her firm is tackling the challenge of educating Chinese investors under the mutual recognition of ...
19 April 2016
The chief executive of Value Partners reveals what he sees as important when it comes to the cross-border fund scheme between Hong Kong and mainland China.
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