The Beijing Arbitration Commission/Beijing International Arbitration Center (BAC/BIAC), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators East Asia Branch (CIArb (EAB)) are pleased to invite you to attend the 2018 Hong Kong Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China, which will take place in Hong Kong on Saturday, 27 October 2018.
Despite the slowdown in China and Hong Kong in 3Q, the M&A activity in the region so far this year remains strong compared with the same period last year, secured by large ticket deals announced in H1 2018.
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Hong Kong has overtaken New York to become the top destination for the world’s wealthiest people. The number of ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWIs) residing in Hong Kong rose by almost a third in 2017 to 10,000, according to an annual survey published by research firm Wealth-X.
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The new two-tiered profits tax regime, first announced by Chief Executive Carrie Lam in her Policy Address on 11th October 2017, was brought into force on 1 April 2018 by the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 3) Ordinance 2018. The regime is designed to lower the tax burden for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and will apply to both corporations and unincorporated business.
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Sovereign is pleased to announce that it is among the first Hong Kong-based firms to be formally licensed as a Trust or Company Service Provider (TCSP) under Hong Kong’s newly created TCSP licensing regime.