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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    SFC's civil action against Citic is a good first step

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:47am by Howard Winn

    ... was completed and sent to the Department of Justice in 2009, where it has sat for the past five years. This is because it has been held up by the slow pace of the criminal investigation which the police ... on the police and the DOJ to pursue the criminal case. Only this will dispel the lingering suspicion that this case is being stalled because it is politically sensitive and involves powerful people. ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Rogue bankers are not criminals, says trader who lost US$1.1b

    Posted May 01st 2014, 01:18am by Howard Winn

    ... "Rogue traders are not criminals who act out of greed," he told Lai See yesterday. Iguchi quoted JC Bruce, who wrote Rogue Myth: "By attributing these actions (unauthorised trading) ... that had been charged with far worse, saying "the US operates a two-tier justice system". US prosecutors have elected to go for huge fines rather than criminal prosecution of banks ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Superpower weddings

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 01:16am by Howard Winn

    ...   Sino changes procedures The Sino Group, which manages the Centrium in Wyndham Street, Central, has been in touch about the fire in the building last week. On Monday July 21, a car caught fire ... See has been pestering Sino to explain why the tenants weren't informed as to why the lifts were frozen and whether they were planning to change their procedures in future. Tenants may ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    In the public interest

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:36am by Howard Winn

    ... under the criminal law. This is why he blocked a US$285 million settlement between Citi and regulators over alleged mortgage securities fraud in November 2011. He sharply criticised ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    From Domani to The Continental

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:05am by Howard Winn

    ... in the ever lengthening list of silly bureaucratic procedures. An acquaintance followed the Environmental Protection Department's advice and sold his old Euro II-standard van and bought a new ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is Hong Kong's rule of law becoming a victim of political expediency?

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:08am by Howard Winn

    ... the Secretary for Justice and conducting investigations, the police deemed that there wasn't enough evidence to make a criminal prosecution." But the undue amount of time it took to arrive ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why no travel alert for mainland China with this grim toll?

    Posted May 08th 2014, 12:42am by Howard Winn

    ... interest that the US Department of Justice  is contemplating bringing criminal charges against certain banks in the US. It would be the first criminal prosecutions against a bank in the US, since ... It is worth recalling the remarks by Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer at the time of HSBC’s admission of criminal liability for money laundering: “HSBC would almost certainly have lost its ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    EPD needs a Plan B for waste management

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:46am by Howard Winn

    ... bureaucratic procedures that there is probably no way it could permit it within its rules. One can only speculate on the reasoning: "If we give land to one company, we'll have to give ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Anthony Bolton retires with unfond memories of China

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:16am by Howard Winn

    ... and is only for those with deep pockets. The process for licensing bars has been in place for decades and like many similar procedures in Hong Kong, such as the processing of restaurant applications ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong is being choked by its government bureaucracy

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:45am by Howard Winn

    ... (http://bit.ly/1mHm3bw), the chambers urged the government to streamline the procedure. The application process is run by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD). It turns out that outside seating ...




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