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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Japanese investor's writ claims HK$111m swindle

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Businessman's writ says brothers misled him over sports gambling venture Japanese investor claims HK$111m A businessman is claiming damages of more than HK$100 million in a Hong Kong court from two companies and two Japanese ...

  2. ATM fraud suspects caught on camera

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Paggie Leung

    ... professor at City University's electronic engineering department, said: 'The fraud case could have been avoided if banks had adopted all the precautionary measures required by the HKMA.' He also believed the public should have been alerted earlier. According to a circular issued by the authority about seven years ago, after a series of ATM frauds, banks were required ...

  3. Mainland on track to unseat India as the world's No1 gold consumer

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan China, which launched gold futures trading on Wednesday, may outstrip India to become the world's largest consumer of the precious metal in two to three years, according ... body. The country's gold demand was more than 300 tonnes last year, pushing China past the United States to become the world's second-largest gold-consuming country after India, Mr Wan ...

  4. Listings delays and discounts expected

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... listings from the retail and consumer, financial services, and energy and resources sectors were tipped to be the focus. Edward Au, a partner at Deloitte who works with the firm's national ... investors unless their offering price was competitive. But he expected IPOs from the consumer and retail sector to be less affected than those from the financial sector in terms of timing, deal size ...

  5. Mainland consumer appetite sucks in foreign investors

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... appetite for consumer goods- everything from refrigerators to spirits- are attracting a growing share of the inflow of private equity capital as investors bet the economy will become less reliant on exports and more dependent on domestic demand. The expanding number of middle-class consumers, especially in eastern coastal cities, provides a ready market for the growing legion of small private ...

  6. Consumer boom still a pipe dream as old habits persist

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Investors excited by the prospect of a consumer boom in China may have to tone down their expectations. Although it is now official policy to encourage greater spending, ... In fact, he warns that consumers may actually be cutting back on their spending. He points out that net new household borrowing declined last year, falling to just 330 billion yuan, down 45 per ...

  7. Nine arrested over 510m yuan car fraud

    Posted Apr 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Nine people have been arrested for their role in the country's biggest car loan scam, in which a single bank branch was fleeced of 510 million yuan. Five employees of a Beijing-based trading company, including the company's legal ...

  8. Alleged conspirators in $12m mortgage fraud case granted bail

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan Five men alleged to have conspired to defraud four banks of $12.5 million in mortgages appeared in Eastern Court yesterday. Among the five suspects were Gold-Face Holdings managing director Tai Chi-wah, 48, and the director of Gold-Face, Lim Hau-chun, 50. The court heard the pair were also involved in another alleged fraud involving the same housing project, which ...

  9. Appointments

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... commercial litigation, working on professional negligence cases, regulatory matters and fraud. Monita Leung Director of broadband services marketing PCCW Ms Leung will oversee marketing strategies and programmes in broadband services. She has 15 years of experience in consumer markets. ...

  10. On the Move

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... practitioner. She has experience in corporate fraud and asset tracing, shareholder disputes, banking and financial-services-related litigation, as well as a variety of general commercial disputes. Flora ... HKU SPACE. Phoebe Wan Executive vice-president DHR International Based in the Hong Kong regional headquarters, Wan will lead searches in real estate, and consumer/retail as well as venture ...




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