Contact details

Monica Jia

T: +852 2533 2795 Email Monica | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Monica Jia Associate

Contact details

Monica Jia

Monica Jia
Associate

T: +852 2533 2795 Email Monica | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Monica is a banking and finance associate in our Hong Kong office specialising in financial services regulatory matters.
  • Profile

Monica advises on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters relevant to the financial services industry, where she focuses on providing advice in relation to securities regulatory matters.

Her practice also includes advising on ongoing regulatory and compliance obligations of banks, virtual banks, asset managers, fintech companies, money lenders, money service operators and payment service companies.

Before joining Stephenson Harwood, Monica worked in-house with a HK-listed financial institution, where she assisted in wide-ranging legal and regulatory matters relevant to securities brokerage, futures, securities advisory, corporate finance, asset management, data protection and cross-border collaborations. 

Monica speaks English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. She is also qualified in PRC.

Latest news & insights

11 Mar 2024

From Insights

香港个人资料跨境流动最新发展 - 粤港澳《大湾区标准合同》的先行先试安排

香港创新科技及工业局与国家互联网信息办公室于2023年6月29日在北京签署《促进粤港澳大湾区数据跨境流动的合作备忘录》。

More

09 Jan 2024

From Insights

Stablecoin regulations – Consultation paper on the proposed regulatory framework

In January 2023, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority ("HKMA") and the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau ("FSTB") jointly published the result of a discussion pap..

More

04 Jan 2024

From Insights

Greenlight for retail investors – SFC-authorised virtual asset funds

In October 2022, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (the "SFC") published a circular setting out its readiness to accept applications for authorisation of..

More

12 Dec 2023

From Insights

Preparing for the changes: a guide to the new Securities and Futures (Contracts Limits and Reportable Positions) Rules

After two rounds of public consultations, on 5 June 2023, the Securities and Futures Commission published the Consultation Conclusions

More

28 Nov 2023

From Insights

Virtual asset regulation November update – the retail market and tokenisation

As Hong Kong continues to build itself into a place that nurtures the growth of fintech businesses, the Securities and Futures Commission recently published three circ..

More

30 Oct 2023

From Insights

Consultation on proposed guidelines for Market Soundings – what is it?

On 11 October 2023, following the thematic review done in 2022, the SFC published a consultation paper on the proposed guidelines for market soundings

More

11 Sep 2023

From Insights

SFC's consultation conclusions on proposed risk management guidelines for futures brokers

The SFC recently published the Consultation Conclusions on Proposed Risk Management Guidelines for Licensed Persons Dealing in Futures Contracts on 25 August 2023,

More

24 Aug 2023

From Insights

New sophisticated professional investor regime – what you need to know

The HKMA and SFC issued a joint circular on 28 July 2023 introducing a "Streamlined Approach" for compliance with suitability obligations when dealing with "sophistica..

More

print-footer
logo
© Stephenson Harwood LLP 2016. Any reference to Stephenson Harwood in this document means Stephenson Harwood LLP and/or its affiliated undertakings. Any reference to a partner is used to refer to a member of Stephenson Harwood LLP.