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  • Navigating China’s new cross-border data transfer rules and responding to cyber and data incidents

    Recently introduced personal information protection and cross border transfer laws and measures in China are creating uncertainties and new challenges for international and China based corporates who need to process China related data or handle cross border data transfers. Businesses need to continue to look for ways to navigate the new legal, compliance and infrastructure requirements. The increase in cyber frauds (ransomware, business email frauds) and data breach incidents across the region are also posing...

  • New Market Connect Schemes Between Mainland China and Hong Kong Unlock Further Opportunities for Overseas Asset Managers: But Are You Ready?

    The continuous liberalization of the capital market in mainland China provides many opportunities for international institutional investors. The long-awaited exchange-traded fund (ETF) connect scheme between Hong Kong and mainland China began July 4, 2022, with aggregate debut trading volume amounting to RMB28.5 billion (US$4.25 billion). In addition, a new initiative, “Swap Connect,” was announced to allow mutual access between Hong Kong and mainland China’s interest rate swap markets. These two initiatives mark a major milestone...

  • Credibility, Performance and Service Fees are Key Criteria for Choosing Asset Managers, According to FleishmanHillard’s First Pan-Asia Future of Asset Management Report

    HONG KONG, June 14, 2022 – The vast majority of Asian investors see credibility (96%), performance (96%) and service fees (90%) as the key criteria for choosing an asset manager, according to FleishmanHillard’s The Future of Asset Management in Asia 2022. The report, which for the first time now covers four markets across Asia (mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Singapore and South Korea) and follows three years of the well-received Future of Asset Management in...

  • React or Not React? Upping Your Game in the Face of Shareholder Activism

    Shareholder activism is on the rise in Asia Pacific as companies and CEOs face unprecedented scrutiny from international and local investors looking for better corporate governance and transparency. In the first quarter of 2022, there were 76 public corporate actions, as compared to 50 in the same period of 2021, on corporates and issuers in the region, with Korea, Australia and Japan leading the way, according to Insightia’s Shareholder Activism in Q1 2022 report. So...

  • FleishmanHillard Brings Home Back-to-Back PR Agency of the Year Wins at Campaign Global Agency of the Year Awards 2021

    May 11, 2022 – FleishmanHillard again received the PR Agency of the Year title at the Campaign Global Agency of the Year Awards 2021, after previously receiving the recognition in 2020. Judges commended the global PR and marketing firm for its stellar year, reporting the strongest revenue performance in its history, growth amongst its top clients and overall increased headcount. Judges also applauded the agency for its ability to strengthen relationships and innovation across culture, communities and...

  • Shareholder Activism Webinar – Register before it’s too late!

    Shareholder activism is on the rise in the Asia-Pacific region. But what are the best practices in communicating with investors and shareholders?   Let’s join our FleishmanHillard APAC experts and other industry experts on May 17 as they discuss trends in shareholder activism and why transparent communication is pivotal in managing activist shareholders.   Learn more and register here: http://fh.pr/Zb7rR   Register before it is too late!...

  • Gen Z: Evolving Social Media and Sports Preferences

    The pandemic has brought all generations into the digital world to work, connect, socialize and be entertained. Members of Generation Z have lived their entire lives digitally, but as they come of age, they are cementing their status as purveyors of culture, drivers of consumer growth and are redefining the media landscape.  FleishmanHillard’s TRUE Global Intelligence practice partnered with BlueCurrent China to release a global study on Generation Z in China, Japan and the UK...

  • Cheryl Pan from BlueCurrent Hong Kong is named as one of the ‘Women to Watch Greater China 2022’ by Campaign Asia Pacific

    Hong Kong, January 28, 2022 – BlueCurrent Hong Kong is exceptionally proud with the news that Cheryl Pan, Vice President, has been named one of the ‘Women to Watch Greater China 2022’ by Campaign Asia Pacific.   Campaign Asia Pacific’s ‘Women to Watch Greater China’ seeks to identify women who have inspirational stories, strong business achievements and a passion for helping to drive the industry forward. Competition is fierce with just 30 exceptional female talent...

  • FleishmanHillard Expands Guardforce AI Account Remit

    Agency Selected to Support International Communications and Media Relations for the Leading Security Solutions Provider in Asia HONG KONG, November, 18 2021 — FleishmanHillard has been chosen to provide international communications and media relations support for Guardforce AI Co. Limited (“Guardforce AI” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:GFAI)(NASDAQ:GFAIW), an integrated security solutions provider in Asia. FleishmanHillard will work closely with the Guardforce AI management team to develop and implement a comprehensive communications program to grow brand awareness internationally as Guardforce AI continues...

  • #FHCannes: Chinese Myths and Legends

    In China, last week’s insights can lose their currency in the blink of an eye. The market continues to evolve at an incredible pace as consumers constantly seek the thrall of the new. At Cannes International Festival of Creativity, four China marketing experts joined our own Rachel Catanach, president, Greater China, to debunk some commonly held but misguided perceptions about Chinese consumers in the Connecting Culturally in China session. Myth 1: Chinese consumers like big Western brands China marketing...