The 7th HKIFA annual conference was focusing on the theme of "Capitalizing on Mainland Opportunities".
Event highlights include:
•How to take the Hong Kong fund industry to the next stage?
•Latest development of the Mainland capital markets, in particular focusing on cross-border initiatives - such as mutual recognition of funds, QFII, RQFII and QDII.
•Review and outlook on the development of RMB-related investment products.
•A holistic approach to look at the opportunities in the Greater China Region.
•Product innovation: what will be the next trend?
•RMB internationalization - the way forward.
•How can the fund industry better cater for the needs of investors of HK and Mainland, from distributor's and fund house's perspectives?
•How can MPF and ORSO better capitalize on economic growth in the region, including China, both equity and fixed income space?
•Latest developments on the regulatory front, focusing on Hong Kong and Mainland
Claude Kremer spoke about the latest regulatory developments on mutual recognition, Hong Kong funds in company form and Luxembourg's views towards Mainland investments