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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    UK banks face challenge in hiring directors amid industry revamp

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dublin and London New board roles under an industry revamp will hold executives accountable for misconduct Challenge looms for UK banks in hiring directors Britain's major lenders may find it hard to hire dozens of directors that are required as part of a radical reshape of the industry aimed at protecting it from future investment bank crashes. The country wants ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Tiger Asia and executives punished for market misconduct

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:10am by DON WEINLAND

    ... 1,800 investors. In a statement announcing the tribunal's ruling, the Securities and Futures Commission said: "This heralds a sterner approach in respect of protective measures ...

  3. News - China - REGULATION

    China needs more transparency in antitrust probes, says German envoy

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:28am by Teddy Ng

    ... The discussions would touch on the rule of law to promote justice and protect the interests of foreign companies, which are coming under greater antitrust scrutiny. Last month a Chinese venture ...

  4. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Hong Kong audit reform won't prevent corporate scandals, say critics

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:10am by Enoch Yiu

    ... such as investor protection and regulatory oversight as well as the professionals involved in IPOs- from sponsors and lawyers to auditors. Raphael Ding said internal control problems at newly listed ... the various levies. Ding said investors should pay as the reform was aimed at protecting them. He suggests a levy on each share transaction, with the levy stopping when a cap was accumulated. Mike ...

  5. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Hong Kong securities watchdog to tighten rules on sale of risky products

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 05:09am by Enoch Yiu

    ... protection, the regulator said yesterday. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah told bankers on Tuesday that more reforms were on the way to enhance Hong Kong's competitiveness. The commission ... million threshold for professional investors, saying other requirements were more important. "The suitability requirement is a cornerstone of investor protection," the commission's ...

  6. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    Shipping lines say proposed EU emissions rules will hamper their operations

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 01:40pm by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Owners fear an aviation-like environment in which vessels producing greater amounts of carbon buy credits from those producing less Carriers to fight E.U. on new fuel laws Shipping lines are fighting a new environmental regulation that they said will not only lead to stringent control over their operations but will also pave the way for a carbon ...

  7. 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

    ... realise they only have so much time to get compliant,” said Sebastien Evrard, a partner of law firm Jones Day. Construction sector firms with reputations to protect are auditing internal ...

  8. Business - Money - REGULATION

    HKEx seeks views on dual-class share structure reform after Alibaba loss

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by Enoch Yiu

    ... others, a practice banned in the local stock exchange since 1989. Christopher Cheung Wah-fung, legislator for the financial services sector, said HKEx needed to give details on how to protect ...

  9. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Tribunals handing out demerit points could protect investors

    Posted May 15th 2014, 01:24pm by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... Richard Harris Incompetence is as dangerous as fraud, and could be handled in same way as bad driving Demerit system would help regulators protect investors In 1770, the British executed ... penalties will provide "much needed ammunition to the commission to protect investors". Some commentators question how a judge can be expected to understand the details of a complex ...

  10. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    EU plans no retaliation over mainland car probes

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

    ... foreign companies in a bid to protect domestic producers. The National Development and Reform Commission says it is investigating possible antitrust violations across the entire car industry. ...




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