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  1. Appeal in Berlusconi case rejected

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Harmony Gold. They seized documents that have been sealed and are at the centre of the appeal. UBS declined to comment on this case. $200m The amount, in US dollars, made by dummy companies ...

  2. Thousands of Lehman cases dumped

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to close the files on those cases after seeking legal advice from the Department of Justice and reviewing the evidence, he said. 'As it is considered that there is no reasonable prospect ... complaints, mostly from investors claiming they had been duped into buying the bonds. Among the reports were 39 allegations of forgery, in which 33 cases did not have enough evidence to warrant ...

  3. Couple win case for riot payout

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... But to the insurer it was a 'civil commotion' that would not qualify them for compensation. The case, cited by the Insurance Claims Complaints Bureau yesterday, was typical of an insurance dispute- ... per cent of complaints handled by the bureau last year. Most of the 495 complaints it received were on medical and travel policies. The panel ruled in favour of the policyholder in 12 cases ...

  4. Real-life cases in gruelling grilling

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... scenarios. Therefore, a big part of the judges' task is to listen to each case, not as a financial expert but as if a client, and to consider the presentation, explanations, and suitability ... in best or worst case scenarios. When necessary, they will also be quick to correct misconceptions which, for example, might cause a client to shun equities or doubt the value of additional ...

  5. Real learning from real cases

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... real international cases. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of accounting and finance. This makes the programme suitable not only for accounting and finance professionals, but also ...

  6. Trio including ex-CSCP boss convicted in theft case

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Three people including the former chairman of China Sciences Conservational Power were found guilty yesterday in a long-running case involving ... industry as 'Uncle Ba', had earlier testified as a prosecution witness after pleading guilty to six charges in the case in 2006. Chan admitted charges including theft, conspiracy ...

  7. Executive suites get a case of the blues

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... with Robby Nimmo Riding the escalators to the stadium's upper decks is the stairway to heaven, or in this case, Sevens heaven. It is in these corridors of power the companies express their true colours every year, at least in their choices of theming and branding. While Swire, Jardines and Sun Hung Kai properties opted for understated logos on grey doors, some firms went to more ...

  8. Legal Aid council wants help extended to financial and negligence cases

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... cases, successful applicants would have to pay a higher application fee and make a greater financial contribution to the litigation. They would have to pay an interim contribution amounting to 10 ... in identifying the new types of cases to be included, they targeted defendants who were likely to be insured, to ensure successful claims for damages to maintain the scheme's viability. The council ...

  9. The case for increasing the supply of land

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong is sometimes billed as having the world's freest economy. Whether that is true in general or not, it is certainly not the case in one key sector: property. Far from being ... if they put pressure on wages to rise. Indeed, for some ordinary families, the cost of owning a comfortable home is becoming a distant dream, or in some cases, a financial nightmare. Those who ...

  10. British tax case ruling unlikely to affect vast majority of expatriates

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent British tax on the basis that they can argue that you are a British resident. This is not the case for almost all British expatriates. If a British expatriate leaves Britain to work ... full-time employment overseas. In such cases as with UK domicile, a taxpayer will need to be able to demonstrate that they have, in effect, abandoned Britain and have settled in another country. ...




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