River Stone

04Jun2021

New licensing regime for Virtual Asset Service Providers: The Consultation Conclusions

On 21 May 2021, the Financial Service and the Treasury Bureau (“FSTB”) published the conclusions to the consultation on legislative proposals to enhance anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (“AML/CTF”) regulation in Hong Kong.  We reported on the key points of the consultation for virtual asset…Read More

26May2021

Tanner De Witt lauded in China Business Law Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce that we have been included in the China Business Law Awards as one of the top firms for Restructuring and Insolvency, Asset Management and Fintech and blockchain. Please see China Business Law Awards 2021 for more information. China Business Law…Read More

25Mar2021

Tanner De Witt sponsors the Annual China Global Mergers & Acquisitions Summit in Shanghai

Tanner De Witt is proud to sponsor the Annual China Global Mergers & Acquisitions Summit taking place this week at the Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel in Shanghai. Highlights of the conference: The new Foreign Investment Law and the Export Control Law in China Update on…Read More

29Jan2021

Key Points in the FSTB Consultation Paper to the new licensing regime for VASPs

The Financial Service and Treasury Bureau released a consultation paper on 3 November 2020, proposing amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance (Chapter 615, Laws of Hong Kong)(“AMLO”) to introduce a licensing regime for virtual asset services providers (“VASP(s)”). River Stone, Pádraig Walsh…Read More

14Jan2021

The Legal 500 2021 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

Tanner De Witt is proud to be recommended this year in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2021 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, employment, restructuring and insolvency and dispute resolution. Notably, partners Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Kim Boreham are ranked in the Hall of Fame, while Pamela Mak is recognised…Read More

30Nov2020

Key points in the SFC Consultation Paper to amend the SFC AML Codes

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) released a consultation paper on 18 September 2020, proposing amendments to (1) the Guideline on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (For Licensed Corporations) and (2) the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Guideline issued by…Read More

20Nov2020

Tanner De Witt supports Dutch Chamber of Commerce China Seminar 2020

Tanner De Witt was pleased to support as Lion Sponsor the 27th Annual China Seminar hosted by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce on Thursday 19 November. This annual highlight on the Dutch Chamber calendar was held at the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in Causeway…Read More

09Nov2020

Introducing and Selling Pharmaceutical Products to the Hong Kong Market

With increasing interaction between Hong Kong and China’s healthcare industries, Hong Kong has received support from both the Central Government of China and the Hong Kong Government in promoting its healthcare services within the mainland China market, and in particular within the Greater Bay Area….Read More

30Sep2020

River Stone discusses the Limited Partnership Fund with Asia Business Law Journal

Corporate and Commercial Partner and Head of China Practice Group River Stone had an interview with Asia Business Law Journal to share his views on the Hong Kong Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance. River highlights the advantage of the bill is its contractual flexibility and simplified…Read More

25Sep2020

Introduction to China Practice Group

Tanner De Witt Corporate and Commercial Partner and Head of China Practice Group River Stone introduces our firm, his practice area, the type of clients he advises and the China Practice Group. The China Practice Group in Tanner De Witt is different from other traditional…Read More

17Sep2020

Tanner De Witt sponsors Healthcare Compliance Summit and Foreign Investment Law Conference series in Shanghai

Tanner De Witt attends as Gold Sponsor another remarkable China-focused conference series in Shanghai. Corporate and Commercial solicitor Peter Tang, currently based in Shenzhen, joined The Annual China Cross-border Litigation Conference, The Annual China Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Life Science Industry Compliance Summit and The Annual…Read More

09Sep2020

River Stone presents to Shanghai Stock Exchange, Hong Kong Representative Office

Corporate and Commercial Partner and Head of our China Practice Group River Stone hosted a virtual presentation to the Hong Kong Representative Office of the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) on Friday 4 September. During the presentation, River shared his insights on the Limited Partnership Fund…Read More