Huobi Said to Be Launching Bitcoin, Ether Funds After Being Granted Hong Kong License

The new license allows Huobi to advise on and manage securities investments.

Business  ·  4 March 2021

Hong Kong’s Securities Watchdog May Soon Regulate All Crypto Trading Platforms

Hong Kong's government is set to change the rules for cryptocurrency firms operating within the city jurisdiction, according to remarks made Tuesday.

News  ·  3 November 2020
Hong Kong

How OSL Became the First Crypto Exchange to Win Over Hong Kong Regulators

Crypto hubs like Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan have a clearer regulatory picture going forward and are progressing faster than the U.S. and Europe.

Business  ·  27 August 2020

Hong Kong Regulator Gives Crypto Exchange OSL Tentative Licensure Approval

OSL Digital Securities was the first crypto exchange to apply for the SFC's opt-in license last November.

Policy & regulation  ·  21 August 2020
Hong Kong

Tencent to Build Virtual Bank After Hong Kong Regulator Approves License

Tencent received the green light from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission to build a blockchain-based virtual bank.

Markets  ·  8 November 2019

Hong Kong Regulator to Treat Some Crypto Exchanges Like Brokers

The Securities and Futures Commission will license crypto trading platforms like traditional brokers if they offer security tokens.

Policy & regulation  ·  6 November 2019

Only 1 Crypto Fund Has Passed Hong Kong’s SFC Regulatory Hurdles in First Year

Only one financial fund has passed Hong Kong's framework for digital asset investments.

Policy & regulation  ·  6 November 2019
Hong Kong

Hong Kong Securities Watchdog Issues Rules on Funds Investing in Crypto

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has issued regulations for fund managers investing in "virtual assets."

Markets  ·  8 October 2019

Hong Kong’s Securities Watchdog to Regulate Crypto Funds

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission says it will bring crypto funds under its securities regulations to improve investor protection.

Policy & regulation  ·  1 November 2018

‘Downright Fraud’: Hong Kong Securities Watchdog Warns on ICOs

The deputy head of Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission has taken a skeptical tone in statements on initial coin offerings.

Policy & regulation  ·  16 April 2018

Hong Kong to Educate Public on Crypto and ICOs

Hong Kong authorities have launched a public education campaign on the risks associated with ICO and cryptocurrency investment.

Policy & regulation  ·  30 January 2018