The city's independent judiciary and long-established respect for the rule of law make it a strong candidate. However, its proximity to China is both a help and a hindrance.
Product governance rules under Mifid II are likely to affect the operations of Asian product producers, but most firms remain unprepared for the changes to come, say experts.
Today we announce the winners in indexing, accounting and legal services. Tomorrow we will name the winners in Asian equities trading & execution.
Today we announce the winners in indexing, legal and accounting services, with the trading and execution prizes to come tomorrow.
We explain the process for awards related to index providers and auditing & legal services.
Bingham McCutchen expands its investment management group to Hong Kong, while Simmons & Simmons will set up in Beijing and has hired a funds specialist there.