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Surveys - 23 October 2020

Hackers Attack Big Majority Of Hong Kong Citizens - HSBC

Assuming that a study of 800 people aged between 18 to 55 is representative, the overwhelming majority of Hong Kongers have been targeted by hackers. HSBC's study adds to concerns about the scale and depth of ha...


Compliance - 23 October 2020

Regulator Cuts Fine For Miscreant Bank Over 1MDB

One of the banks embroiled in the Malaysia-centred scandal, and kicked out of Singapore as a result, had been forced to disgorge SFr95 million by the Swiss national regulator. That sum has been reduced. ...


Alt Investments - 22 October 2020

Investors Smiled On Hedge Funds In Q3

Total capital invested in the world's hedge fund sector rose to $3.31 trillion by the end of September this year. ...

Comment and Analysis


Technology - 9 October 2020

Protecting Family Offices In Remote Working Age

What steps should family offices take to protect cybersecurity at a time when family and non-family members are working from home? Coping with a biological virus can actually increase the risks of falling victim...


Legal - 18 September 2020

Wealth Management In China: Key Updates

The law firm examines developments as affect compliance, taxation and private client matters in China. Issues include how anti-money laundering laws are being enforced, and highlights the kind of problems wealth...


M and A - 18 September 2020

WEALTH TALK: Focus On Possible Bank Mega-Merger

It may be a speculative story at this stage, but a recent report, quoting unnamed sources, saying that the heads of UBS and Credit Suisse were considering a possible merger has been one of the most-read articles...


Wealth Strategies - 7 September 2020

Warren Buffett's Japan Bet: There's More To Come

A large investment firm based in Japan considers Warren Buffett's recent decision to build stakes in Japanese financial firms, and thinks this points to a more profound change in attitudes about the Asian countr...


Surveys - 4 September 2020

Family-Owned Businesses Withstand COVID Assaults

Credit Suisse Research Institute has published its latest findings on the resilience of family-owned companies across global territories, and how they have performed against their non-family counterparts in thes...