SFC readies decision on waiver for professional investors

SFC readies decision on waiver for professional investors

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The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong is due to release the results of its consultation on proposals concerning its professional investor regime and client agreement requirements in its code of conduct at the end of September. Lawyers expect the regulator to abolish a waiver that some investors currently sign to declare that they are 'professional' investors.

"The SFC is looking very carefully at the waiver, and might remove the ability of investors to sign it, which will affe

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