ICLG Anti-Money Laundering 2018: Guide to Australian, Hong Kong and PRC law
——Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Chapter
This chapter represents detail knowledge of the crime of money laundering and criminal enforcement in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Corporate criminal liability exists in Hong Kong, and the offence of money laundering has extraterritorial application. The anti-money laundering regulatory with administrative requirements and enforcement is analyzed, which will have significant effects on financial institutions and other designated businesses. The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance imposes legal and supervisory requirements on financial institutions; specifically authorised institutions, stored value facility licensees, licensed corporations, the insurance industry, money service operators and the PostMaster General. There are no cross-border transaction reporting requirements. This chapter also introduces other anti-money laundering knowledge of public concern.