SFC professional investor conclusions look to client agreement

Hong Kong regulator issues final definition of a professional investor

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission
Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) last week released the conclusions of its consultation on proposed amendments to the professional investor regime and announced a further consultation on client agreement requirements, stating that the client agreement will have to ensure any products sold are reasonably suitable for high-net-worth investors and giving contractual recourse for the code-of-conduct requirement.

The conclusions, which relate to a consultation paper published in

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