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  1. 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 ...

  2. Why is bluff and bluster a crime only in stock trading?

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... chances of offloading at a higher price the shares he previously acquired.' SFC news release, July 26 Why is this a crime? I'm not being facetious. It seems that what we had here ... And I certainly can't see why it should be a crime. It is just part of how a market works- bluff and bluster because it is what you get in live markets and it has a useful role to play in making ...

  3. Watchdog clamping down on bank crime

    Posted Jun 17th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing The central government is examining ways to plug the legislative and judicial loopholes involving financial crimes, Liu Mingkang, chairman of the China Banking ... against financial- especially banking- crimes. Mr Liu said it was difficult to define what constituted such offences, in the absence of judicial and legislative interpretations of financial crimes ...

  4. Crime prompts stringent checks

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

    ... Reports by Chris Davis Know-your-customer rules are part of worldwide crackdown which aims to thwart terrorism funding and tax evasion A GLOBAL CRACKDOWN on money laundering and concerns that offshore assets have been used to fund acts of terrorism have b ...

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    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 ...

  6. 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 months, with further cases pending. A determination by the Securiti ...

  7. SFC sues Styland bosses over alleged misconduct

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The Securities and Futures Commission has applied to the High Court to ban Styland Holdings' former chairman and three other former and current directors and order them to compensate for the company's losses stemming from their alleged ...

  8. Banks urged to attend quickly to foreign media

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu China's banking regulator has asked lenders to reply swiftly to foreign media inquiries in an effort to shore up the industry's image for the Beijing Olympics starting next week, according to Reuters. Any foreign media interviews an ...

  9. Insider dealing poses challenge for prosecutors

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

    ... information. It is very difficult to get appropriate experts to give this kind of evidence in court,' Mr Steward said. Andrew Powner, a lawyer who has acted for the defence in white-collar crime ... the dangers.' Mr Steward said there was a need for greater awareness among Hong Kong people that insider dealing was a crime. 'It is important we recognise insider dealing is not a victimless ...

  10. Aim is to develop special role for HK

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer Au King-chi, Permanent Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, will address the HKIB's second annual banking conference on Hong Kong's role as China's global financial centre and on shaping government policies for the ...




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