The Head of Ogier's Investment Funds team in Asia, Partner Nicholas Plowman has addressed two high profile webinars in the last ten days offering his insight into the Cayman Private Funds Law...
A lot has happened in Asia over the last few years.
Last week Ogier partnered with AIMA and The Great Room (a new, innovative co-working space inspired by design) for a debate about the future of impact funds
This week was the International Financial Week in Hong Kong, and the annual Asia Private Equity Forum organised by the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HKVCA) was one of the hallmark events.
Every day, companies are being formed around the world for a variety of reasons. Incorporation produces a corporate entity which is separate from its owners, with its own legal rights and obligations.
"Crowd funding" involves the investment of a small amount of money by a large number of different people via an online platform, which is used to fund a project, business or loan.
InsightLegal Asia Consulting
Crowfunding has become a popular equity raising method since its legal acceptance in the U.S. in 2012, although such techniques are used much less widely in APAC.
Real estate related investment products offered by PRC trust companies have become an increasingly important alternative source of capital for real estate developers to finance construction costs where other traditional sources of real estate finance have been constrained by central government policies impacting on the real estate sector.
Angela Wang & Co.,
On 21 October 2005, SAFE issued a new circular on "Relevant Issues Concerning Foreign Exchange Control on Domestic Residents' Corporate Financing and Roundtrip Investment Through Offshore Special Purpose Vehicles" ("Circular 75"), effective 1 November 2005.
Economic substance, fund governance and ESG were the three key topics discussed by the technical panel at the HKVCA Asia Venture Capital
Records are made to be broken. In the private equity and venture capital spaces this seems to be a global theme in 2018.