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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - REGULATION

    Beating the bid-riggers: Angry homeowners use competition law to battle price-fixing

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:43am by Benjamin Robertson, Elaine Yau

    ... Benjamin Robertson and Elaine Yau A group of disgruntled HK homeowners is harnessing competition law to battle inflated costs from manipulated construction tenders Beating the bid-riggers ... competition law. Last month, the Property Owners’ Anti Bid-Rigging Alliance, an activist group representing 40 housing estates, marched to the Wan Chai office of the freshly staffed Competition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1592797/beating-bid-riggers
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Financial Reporting Council backs government plan to widen its oversight

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Institute of Certified Public Accountants said it will fight the measure. In a public consultation three months ago the government proposed a law change to expand the power of the FRC to take over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1595548/financial-reporting-council-backs-government-plan-widen-its
  3. News - China - REGULATION

    Microsoft CEO faces deadline in China's anti-monopoly probe

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:49am by BIEN PEREZ, Sophie Yu

    ... and other data. SAIC said at the time that Microsoft was suspected of violating the country's anti-monopoly law since last year after mainland enterprises complained about compatibility, bundling and document authentication issues with its popular software products. In a statement released yesterday, Microsoft said: "We're serious about complying with China's laws ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1583312/microsoft-ceo-faces-deadline-anti-monopoly-probe
  4. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Banks learn about the difference in US and HK money-laundering rules

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:34am by ENOCH YIU AND DON WEINLAND

    ... reported 12,931 suspicious transfers in the first five months of this year. Hong Kong introduced an anti-money laundering law in 2012 after the FATF in 2008 pointed out the city did not meet global standards without such a law. The law adds requirements for banks to step up due diligence on customers, with the provision of fines of up to HK$10 million for each breach found against a bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1580466/banks-learn-about-difference-us-and-hk-money-laundering
  5. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    Car-parts suppliers face clampdown over price fixing

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:34am by Reuters

    ... an attorney-at-law at law firm TMI Associates. That means re-embracing what Japanese carmakers are best known for- eliminating excess from the manufacturing process throughout the supply chain and trimming ... anti-monopoly laws, including Yazaki, headlamp maker Koito Manufacturing and bearing maker NSK. In the weeks before China's penalties against the Japanese firms, the European Commission fined ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1580430/car-parts-suppliers-face-clampdown-over-price-fixing
  6. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    EU plans no retaliation over mainland car probes

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:21am by SIULAN LAW

    ... Siulan Law in London European Commission says it is keeping close watch on 'anti-monopoly' campaign that has led to fines and price cuts at top European brands EC plans no action ... that the Chinese authorities will use the anti-monopoly law improperly," it said. The commission's position is in stark contrast to the European Union Chamber of Commerce, which slammed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1578733/eu-plans-no-retaliation-over-mainland-car-probes
  7. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    Qianhai currency reform gives hope to China financial liberalisation

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:40am by Jeanny Yu

    ... launched a so-called negative list where foreign investment would be allowed in all sectors unless they are expressly prohibited by law or by the government. The zone would also be more aggressive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1565746/qianhai-currency-reform-gives-hope-china-financial
  8. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    Money laundering law could extend to non-financial firms

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:10am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Client due diligence needs likely to be extended to non-financial sector, including accounting and law firms, in anti-money-laundering push Reach of dirty-cash law tipped to broaden The Hong Kong government is expected to extend the law against money laundering- now applicable only to the financial sector- to lawyers, accountants, property ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1520235/money-laundering-law-could-extend-non-financial-firms
  9. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    Foreign carmakers face Beijing's probe on spares

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:58am by BLOOM

    ... practices. Qualcomm, the world's largest chipmaker for smartphones, said in November that the NDRC began a probe related to an anti-monopoly law. Last December, state broadcaster China Central ... It cited the brands' monopolistic hold as the reason for the "unfair" prices. Jaguar Land Rover said at the time that it abides by China's laws and determines pricing based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1556592/foreign-carmakers-face-beijings-probe-spares
  10. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Hong Kong Monetary Authority's lack of independence queried in IMF study

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:57am by DON WEINLAND

    ... the conditions in which such action may be taken. "The independence of the HKMA is not as fully protected by law as it could be and it is recommended that further steps are taken to ensure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1555923/hong-kong-monetary-authoritys-lack-independence-queried-imf

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