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  1. Shady practice harms interests of investors, damages city's image as a financial centre

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... misuses the non-public information to his own advantage, and it harms investors' interests and the city's reputation as a financial centre. Insider dealing is both a civil and criminal ...

  2. Law change delay costs HK millions

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Company. 'If you have good trust laws, it opens the way for innovative financial instruments structured to protect assets. At the moment, special purpose vehicles managed under trust ... through the ownership succession plan. However, the trust investment committee members have to do what is best for all beneficiaries. They are not allowed to put family values ahead of financial ...

  3. City Digest

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Guards charged over death in custody Three prison guards were arrested yesterday after the death of a Taiwanese detainee at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre. The 33-year-old man, accused ... already HK$102b and still two months to go A January surplus of HK$43 billion brought the cumulative surplus for the first 10 months of the financial year to HK$102.5 billion, the government said. ...

  4. Former directors jailed for fraud

    Posted Aug 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Judge Chan said the pair's behaviour had tarnished Hong Kong's reputation as a financial centre, but he accepted they did so not out of greed but in an effort to save the debt-ridden ... to deceive a bank and a financial company into granting loans of HK$10.54 million. Mak Kwun-yiu, 51, was sentenced to 28 months' imprisonment for two counts of conspiracy to defraud and falsify ...

  5. Arbitration tribunal seeks to boost Shanghai financial hub status

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... centre. Shanghai Deputy Mayor Feng Guoqin said as more global financial companies set up offices in the city, the need for a fair and efficient system to resolve disputes was urgent. Courts ... Chloe Lai in Shanghai A financial arbitration tribunal has been established in Shanghai, providing a venue for mainland and international companies to settle disputes without going ...

  6. Financial regulators may get more clout

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If not, the city could be put on a blacklist that would affect its status as a financial centre, he said. ... Phyllis Tsang An anti-money-laundering bill that would give financial sector regulators more clout is expected to be tabled by next June. In a proposal submitted to the Legislative Council ...

  7. Link Reit hitch 'no fault of monitors'

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... financial centre. The cornerstones for Hong Kong's success, including respect of the spirit of law, had not been affected, he added. Mr Ma said his bureau had little to do with the Link Reit ... But Secretary for Financial Services and Treasury Frederick Ma Si-hang offered no explanation for the failure when he attended a Legislative Council panel meeting yesterday. The government was forced ...

  8. 4 held over $680m bets jailed for laundering

    Posted Mar 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... financial centre. 'The offence increases the risk that the proceedings will be used for other illegal purposes,' he said. '[It makes] the personnel involved in bookmaking difficult ...

  9. Crime down but a fifth of public feel unsafe

    Posted Jan 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... and financial centres but not in residential areas,' he said. 'So when the public become the victim of crime, they cannot find policemen on the street. They have to make a 999 emergency call ...

  10. A saga of financial sloppiness, incompetence and crookery

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... to raise their game if they are not to inflict lasting damage on Hong Kong's credibility as a financial centre. ... with Tom Holland If you enjoy tales of professional sloppiness, outrageous incompetence and ludicrous crookery in the financial sector, then the Dual Filing Update published yesterday ...




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