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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Crime prompts stringent checks

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

    ... offshore accounts. Banks and other financial institutions worldwide are under pressure from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to clearly establish details about their clients' financial activities. These 'know-your-customer' rules include establishing the residential address of the account holder ...

  5. 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 new financial agenda. Here, she comments on some of the key issues: What can Hong Kong do to strengthen its role as a global ...

  6. Borrowing trouble at our public libraries

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Public libraries are places of knowledge and learning. They cannot properly serve their purpose if books that are borrowed are not returned in a timely manner. One in 10 were not handed back on time in Hong Kong last year, and more than HK$21 million in f ...

  7. Rethink role of Market Misconduct Tribunal

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... it is time to measure the effectiveness of these two routes to dealing with white collar crime- should the SFC place suspected insider dealers before the criminal courts or should they be referred ... criminal prosecutions last year- a pretty good result. The prosecutions also have alerted the public that insider dealing is a serious crime. So what has happened to the Market Misconduct Tribunal? ...

  8. Disclosure law means bosses face HK$8m fine

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and merger news, a substantial change in financial results or sudden loss of assets. The new regulation is aimed at enhancing market transparency and matching international jurisdictions ... The government proposed the change again in 2010 but this time without criminal sanctions. Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung said it was 'a good first step forward ...

  9. Judge backs S.F.C. over Tiger Asia

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com In a landmark ruling, a Hong Kong court yesterday backed the securities watchdog's efforts to make US-based hedge fund Tiger Asia Management cough up the profit it made from alleged insider trading. The Appeal Court confi ...

  10. SFC to tighten oversight of I.P.O. sponsors

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to do more on investor education,' he said. Britain is establishing a new single regulator to oversee the conduct of financial products marketers, leaving the Bank of England to regulate the financial strength of the banks. However, Alder said Hong Kong could continue to let the Hong Kong Monetary Authority regulate banks' securities staff while the SFC regulates brokers and fund ...




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