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18 Jan 2022

Stevenson, Wong & Co. Recognised by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for 2 Consecutive Years

We are delighted to announce that our SW Private Client Practice has once again been recognised by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide- Private Client (Tax, Trusts, Wealth Management and Contentious Probate) for the 2nd consecutive year. The Legal 500’s research team surveyed and interviewed more than 300,000 corporate counsels globally in the past year. Firms listed in the guide are highly regarded and recommended by counsels and clients.

17 Jan 2022

THE HONG KONG MONETARY AUTHORITY PUBLISHED DISCUSSION PAPER ON CRYPTO-ASSETS AND STABLECOINS

Introduction

On 12 January 2022, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (the “HKMA”) issued a discussion paper on crypto-assets and stablecoins (the “Discussion Paper”), inviting industry and public views on the applicable regulatory approach. Against the backdrop of increasing global adoption of crypto-assets and enhanced use of technology in financial systems, the HKMA has visited the regulatory regimes of Hong Kong as well as other major countries and the recommendations from the global regulators on this nascent field. The two keys of the Discussion Paper are the regulatory frameworks regarding (i) the Authorized Institutions (“AIs”) and (ii) payment-related stablecoins.

11 Jan 2022

Partner Hank Lo Named ALB Dealmakers of Asia 2021

We are pleased to announce that our Partner and Head of Corporate Finance, Mr. Hank Lo, has been named one of the “Dealmakers of Asia 2021, Hong Kong” by Asian Legal Business (ALB). In addition, our firm has also been recognized in the “ALB Asia M&A Rankings 2021”.

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