Farrer & Co

Office:

Farrer & Co
66 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3LH
United Kingdom

Tel:

+44 (0)20 3375 7000

Alternate Tel:

+44 (0)20 3375 7001

About Farrer & Co

Farrer & Co is an independent law firm with a rich history. A centuries-long tradition of advising private families, individuals and charitable institutions is today complemented by our work with businesses and entrepreneurs, from asset managers and sports bodies to media groups.


We look to be the market leader in our chosen areas of expertise, advising clients on the contentious and non-contentious legal, business and personal issues they face.


Our reputation and success is based on the goodwill of numerous close client relationships. We are trusted advisers, acting in our clients’ long-term interests and paying careful attention to quality and personal service.


Our clients tell us they value us for our integrity, good judgement and professional excellence, as well as our broad perspective, practical solutions and value for money. They describe us as ‘a likeable bunch’ too.

Firm Type

Law

Members

Anthony Turner
Anthony Turner
Partner
Robert Field
Robert Field
Partner
David Gubbay
David Gubbay
Partner
James Bromley
James Bromley
Tax Associate
Charlotte Black
Charlotte Black
Corporate Tax Associate

Offices

London

London

Tel: +44 (0)20 3375 7000 Alternate Tel: +44 (0)20 3375 7001 Head Office:

Farrer & Co
66 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3LH
United Kingdom

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SFC bans former Investment Counsellor for taking confidential client lists

The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) announced on 22 January 2018 that under section 196(1)(iii) of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (“SFO”) it has banned former DBS Bank employee Mr Chan Wai-Nun from re-entering the industry for a period of 6 months, on the grounds[...]
Date: 08 Feb 2018
Jurisdiction: Hong Kong

First Hong Kong criminal conviction for actively marketing unlicensed regulated activities carried out overseas

Case background On 21 September 2017, the Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) issued a press release about its conviction against ETRADE Securities (Hong Kong) Limited (“ETrade HK”) for actively marketing to the Hong Kong public US brokerage services provided by E*TRADE[...]
Date: 07 Feb 2018
Jurisdiction: Hong Kong

SFC bans investment consultant for four months for taking client orders on an unrecorded mobile phone

The Securities and Futures Commission announced on 11 October 2017 that Mr Xu Tao, a former investment consultant of China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited (CICC), has been banned from trading for four months.[...]
Date: 07 Feb 2018
Jurisdiction: Hong Kong

SFC announces full roll-out of Manager-In-Charge regime

In January last year, we wrote about upcoming changes to the Manager-In-Charge Regime. It was announced then that Managers-In-Charge (MIC) of eight core functions should have applied for approval to become Responsible Officers (ROs) by 16 October 2017. In addition, licensed[...]
Date: 07 Feb 2018
Jurisdiction: Hong Kong

Initial Coin Offerings hit Regulatory Walls

The emergence of digital currencies and blockchain technology has now paved the way for various blockchain-based companies to raise billions of dollars by initial coin offerings (“ICOs”). An ICO occurs when a company sells digital tokens or existing digital coins (such as[...]
Date: 07 Feb 2018
Jurisdiction: Hong Kong

The “no consent” letter regime. Protecting victims of internet fraud by ‘freezing’ the propriety rights of bank account holders.

On occasions public interest demands that the propriety rights in bank accounts are fettered to prevent criminals from dissipating proceeds of crime to the detriment of the victims.[...]
Date: 26 Jul 2017
Jurisdiction: Hong Kong

UK Branch Meeting - Business Incentive Reliefs & Real Estate Acquisitions for Entrepreneurs

The April UK Branch Meeting saw a lively discussion around business incentive reliefs for entrepreneurs, with panellists and audience highlighting views on the proposed abolition of the resident non-dom regime by Labour; the consequences and likelihood of a Greek exit from the[...]
Date: 20 Apr 2015
Jurisdiction:
Subjects: Real estate