A further update on the new QFI regime

On 1 November 2020, the Administrative Measures for Domestic Securities and Futures Investment by QFIIs and RQFIIs kickstarted the official launch of the new qualified foreign investor (“QFI”) regime. In this alert, we review certain key developments in the new QFI regime over the past two months, covering application disclosure, PFM QFI product, STAR Board IPOs and margin trading and securities borrowing.