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  1. Brokers' incentive is legal, court says

    Posted Jan 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... regarding the legality of insurance brokers receiving commissions. He said the ruling would ease insurance brokers' concerns about whether and how they could legally receive commissions. Reyes ...

  2. Legal aspects are wide-ranging

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... and criminal law? The wealth management sector offers a broader range of opportunities for lawyers than many other legal practice areas. These can range from working in a law firm to working in a bank, ... to see beyond the legal detail and relate to how it affects the day-to-day life of a client is important or the tax tail can start to wag the dog. How does one start in wealth management? ...

  3. Lion City a growing offshore centre for the world's wealthy

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... cent respectively, according to the latest wealth report by Merrill Lynch and Capgemini. The wealthy are attracted to Singapore's strong regulatory environment, sound legal system ... to reach an estimated US$200 billion, according to the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Private banks have fuelled the growth by expanding their wealth management services, most notably ...

  4. Legal Aid council wants help extended to financial and negligence cases

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... negligence, the Legal Aid Services Council has proposed. The proposal comes in response to the chief executive's call to expand coverage of legal aid, in his policy address, along with a seed fund of HK$100 million. In its proposal, submitted to the Legislative Council, the legal aid council suggests that claims for negligence arising from the services of accountants, architects, ...

  5. Law firm gets closer to its clients

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... investment managers and bankers through the intricacies of complex transactions. 'Asian and particularly Chinese professionals will be able to receive Luxembourg-related legal advice ... to better understand [the clients'] needs. We will also be able to offer swift assistance with the challenges of an ever-changing legal and regulatory environment.' Panichi, who ...

  6. Banks warned on risk of underground lending

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... invested in the property sector and energy-guzzling industries that the government is trying to control, CBRC cautioned. A flood of loan service agencies- some legal, some not- have been set up ...

  7. Shifty insurance outfits exploit job seekers and damage HK's reputation

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

    ... later discover that they have no legal relationship with the company they thought had employed them, and are not covered by the Labour Ordinance. They are representing the firm and selling its ... in the insurance and financial services sector are protected. S. Poon, Fanling ...

  8. Christmas 2011, not the rosiest date to put in your diary

    Posted Dec 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of directors and other legal issues. The 500-page book is a good effort to cover corporate governance reform in Hong Kong and will be useful for legal advisors, compliance officers, judges ...

  9. Need for premium service drives FPI's banking switch

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is investment banking and private equity/venture capital for corporate clients, and legal services to complement the organisation's existing financial services and wealth management offerings and, ... Susie Gyopos A Hong Kong bank's decision to establish a financial services department is hardly earth-shattering news in this day and age. Occasionally, however, the situation ...

  10. Protect the small investor

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... To better protect themselves, people should ask for everything in writing. Signed statements will enable clients to seek legal redress from those who gave unacceptable advice simply to enhance ... there is no guarantee that they will deliver the services they promised. To protect small investors' interests, they must be allowed to withdraw from the investment funds whenever they like. Obviously, ...




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