Hong Kong's SFC to change guidelines for hedge funds

Hong Kong's financial regulator is looking to make indepenent valuation a mandatory requirement for hedge

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has proposed revising its Hedge Funds Guidelines, which have been in place since May 2002. New guidelines are expected to take effect in later this year.

In the SFC's consultation paper that was posted on the website for public comment up to June 30, the regulator proposed tightening disclosure requirements, including making independent valuation mandatory for all SFC-authorised hedge funds.

Alexa Lam, SFC's executive director of intermediaries and

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