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  1. HK$87m insider trader appeals against conviction

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Former Morgan Stanley managing director Du Jun, the city's biggest-ever insider trader, is seeking to appeal against his conviction and seven-year jail sentence. Du is nearly two years into the toughest sentence ever handed down for insider trading in Hong Kong. He appeared in the High Court yesterday for a direction hearing about his appeal before ...

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

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the misappropriation of HK$72 million. Former CSCP chairman Hon Ming-kong, 43, financial controller Anthony Chow Ho-tung, 51, and an employee of a subsidiary company, Kan Lai Lai-kan, 43, were convicted ... to defraud, money laundering and misappropriating more than HK$25 million from the firm. The three convicted yesterday were accused of conspiring with Chan and others to steal about HK$14 million from ...

  3. Trio convicted of HK$18m insurance premium fraud

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... companies out of HK$18 million in sales commissions. Ting Yuen-man, 37, Barbara Lou Sun-yee, 38, and Lai Wai-ho, 31, were convicted on a joint charge of conspiracy to defraud by inducing New York ... to claim commissions from New York Life and CMG Asia. Lai was convicted on a separate charge of using a false certificate from Windsor University in Canada to deceive the Hong Kong Professional ...

  4. Lawyer's secretary jailed for 16 months

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A barrister's secretary was sentenced in Eastern Court yesterday to 16 months in jail for stealing HK$370,000 from her boss. Kwok Mo-yin, 41, pleaded guilty to one count of theft and five counts of using a false instrument. She was the secr ...

  5. Watchdog gets tough on insider dealing

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle, Enoch Yiu

    ... Cliff Buddle, Enoch Yiu and Peter Brieger Market regulators have adopted a zero-tolerance policy on insider dealing which has seen a spate of criminal convictions and jail terms in recent ... insider dealing is recognised as dishonest. It is a form of cheating and once it is seen in that light, there can be no tolerance of insider dealing.' He said the convictions 'reflect ...

  6. Former HSBC executive jailed for accepting bribe

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A former HSBC Holdings executive was sentenced to 20 months in jail yesterday for accepting a US$60,000 bribe from a Taiwanese client seeking credit facilities. Chen Ching-hsiao, a former senior vice-president of HSBC's commercial banking department, was convicted on one count of accepting an advantage. 'As a senior manager, he damaged the reputation ...

  7. Ex-broker in graft trial admits lying to SFC

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A former senior executive of HSBC Broking Services (Asia) charged with accepting bribes for helping a businessman buy shares of a listed company four years ago admitted yesterday that he provided false information to the Securities and Futures ...

  8. Inside dealer 'based trades on own research'

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Former Morgan Stanley managing director and convicted insider trader Du Jun yesterday argued in the appeal court that he had only traded shares based on his ... to Court of Appeal vice-president Justice Frank Stock and two other judges on the first day of a four-day hearing. Du, the biggest insider trader yet convicted in Hong Kong, is trying to overturn ...

  9. Court jails two over warrants rebate scam

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Two investors who manipulated the market for Macquarie Bank derivative warrants to collect more than HK$1 million in commission rebates have been sentenced to jail. Deputy District Judge Sham Siu-man yesterday sentenced Francis Lee Shu-yuen to t ...

  10. Derivatives are starting to make a comeback

    Posted Mar 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to such dastardly use, Coyle is clear in her own conviction that more regulation is imperative, and that not nearly enough has been done to implement the necessary level of control. 'When derivatives ...




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