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  1. Crime prompts stringent checks

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... trust, because it can provide a means of streamlining financial management and protecting assets. However, trying to set up an offshore account or a trust to prevent investigation by an inland ... transaction records for transactions over $20,000. This has helped to prevent criminals from using non-bank financial businesses as conduits for money laundering. The new guidelines ensure ...

  2. SFC to tighten oversight of I.P.O. sponsors

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... nowadays. Now, we need to focus on how to prevent risks in the global system and regulate intermediaries to prevent mis-selling,'' Alder said. The Lehman Brothers minibonds fiasco in 2008 ... and a cooling-off period to protect the interests of investors,' Alder said. The regulator would continue 'to focus on surveillance and regulation to prevent mis-selling. There is also a need ...

  3. Securities watchdog seeks shift in focus to enforcement

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... markets have banned investment banks involved in an initial public offering from issuing any research reports to prevent the reports being used as marketing material, but some markets still allow ...

  4. A crime in one market is a selling point in another

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... crime in Hong Kong and penalties include jail and fines. Across the border on the mainland, however, it is amazing to see the different attitude and fraudsters use insider dealing as a selling ...

  5. New rules to prevent cheap sale of state holdings

    Posted Feb 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amy Gu in Beijing The central government is planning new rules to regulate the sale of state-owned stakes in listed companies in a move to prevent assets from being sold too cheaply, sources said. The rules would require sellers to factor in share prices into valuation instead of the current practice in which only net asset value was considered, a source said. 'It makes ...

  6. Kerviel case highlights dangers

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Consultant says that no matter how good systems and controls are it is impossible to prevent rogue traders, writes Raymond Ma Jerome Kerviel, 31, blamed for the Euro4.9 billion (HK$57.91 ... put systems and controls in place, and improve them over time, if someone is determined to perpetrate fraud, I do not think there are many systems and controls in place that would prevent it. ...

  7. Banker gets court ruling to prevent harassment

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... or intimidate them. They also asked the court to prevent the creditors or their agents from contacting friends, other family members and colleagues. They further asked the court to prohibit ...

  8. News - China - FINANCE

    Savers boosting bitcoin demand in China, exchange says

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 05:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... raising the alarm in 2007 over their potential use in online gambling and money laundering. Beijing has banned the trading of virtual currencies in online games to prevent potential risk ...

  9. News - World

    UBS ex-trader Kweku Adoboli's tears in the dock

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Banker who lost UBS US$2.3 billion says 'off-book trades' intended to make bank money Trader's tears as he pleads innocence Former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli wept yesterday as he told a jury that his "off-book trades&qu ...

  10. Post office security boost after armed robbery

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Hongkong Post will review security at its 127 post offices and teach its employees more about crime prevention after a man with a knife robbed a Wong Tai Sin branch of more ... and frontline staff would brush up on crime-prevention knowledge. After three postal robberies in 2003, Hongkong Post installed surveillance cameras and window screens. Security guards have been posted ...




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