Foreign invested banks

By Chen Yun (Robert), Wang Rong and Chai Beibei King & Wood Mallesons’ Finance & Capital Markets group

On February 13, 2018, the China Banking Regulatory Commission (the “CBRC”) promulgated the Decision on Amending the CBRC’s Implementation Measures for the Administrative Licensing Matters of Foreign-Invested Banks (CBRC Order 2018 No. 3, the “Order No.3”). Following a series of regulations and policies relating to opening-up of the banking industry issued in 2017 (the “2017 Regulations and Policies”), the Order No.3 is considered to be a further step of great significance for the purpose of implementing the general principles of further expanding opening-up, improving the levels of opening-up of the banking industry and streamlining administration and delegating more powers to lower-level authorities continuously.
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