New Investor ID Regime for China Connect – how big is the impact?

On 30 November 2017, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong announced an agreement with the China Securities Regulatory Commission to implement a new Investor ID regime for China Connect.

On the same day, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited followed with an information paper on the operational details of the regime.

The purpose of this new Investor ID regime is to allow better regulatory surveillance, by allowing regulators to collect ID data of China Connect investors for northbound trades and to track their trade orders on a real-time basis to help detect potential market misconduct.

Read our report- How big is the impact? - to find out more.