Jurisdiction Guide

FATF Travel Rule Requirements in Hong Kong

The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Bill 2022, passed by Hong Kong's Legislative Council, requires VASPs to obtain a Securities and Futures Commission license to operate. The new law requires VASPs to demonstrate fitness, properness, and risk management policies to obtain a license and prevent money laundering and counter-terrorism financing. VASPs must meet the new licensing requirements by June 1, 2023.

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