Elzio Barreto

Elzio Barreto is a Reuters correspondent in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") warned on Tuesday, 5 September, it may regulate some fundraisings that are done through digital currencies as volumes of the so-called initial…
September 2017
Tencent Holdings' online publishing subsidiary has sought a waiver from Hong Kong listing rules to allow it to withhold shareholding information of some executives, drawing criticism from corporate…
July 2017
The School of Law at City University of Hong Kong is pleased to announce that their team performed magnificently in 2017 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition (Asia Pacific Regional Rounds)…
July 2017
Hong Kong's securities regulator has filed a suit against Standard Chartered Plc, UBS Group AG and four other parties over the 2009 IPO of timber company China Forestry Holdings Co Ltd , according to…
January 2017
Financial services firms are increasingly turning to digital technology to meet onerous regulatory demands aimed at fighting financial fraud, creating a niche tech market that is estimated to grow to…
November 2016
Hong Kong's securities regulator said it fined and reprimanded the local securities unit of Morgan Stanley for internal control failures related to disclosure of short-selling orders and…
August 2016
China took aggressive steps on Wednesday, 24 August, to head off signs of growing risks in its financial and banking system, unveiling detailed rules to curb an unruly peer-to-peer ("P2P") lending…
August 2016
An advisory council to the Hong Kong government will unveil a series of recommendations to attract green finance investments to the city next week, the chairman of the council told Reuters. "Green…
May 2016
Hong Kong's securities regulator said on Wednesday, 18 May that Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd breached takeover rules in the purchase of a healthcare firm in 2014 because it also…
May 2016