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  1. Trio sought bank receipt for fake US bonds, court told

    Posted Aug 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li Three Taiwanese businessmen had tried to get HSBC officers to agree to store three fake US bonds with face values of US$100 million each, the District Court heard yesterday. ... on December 10 last year. They had told the bank's officers they wanted to store 250 US Federal Reserve Bonds, each with a face value of US$100 million, the court heard. However, three ...

  2. Bank gets stuck with drug-money buck

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... pass new laws against things it doesn't like but has few law enforcement powers. These powers are the prerogative of the two other branches of the US state- the judiciary (the Supreme ... laundering as proven fact without having obtained a conviction in a court of law. As a scapegoat for having failed in their own duties they pick on the bank. It is indeed justice worthy of a US ...

  3. Court lays down law on illegal fund-raising

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mandy Zuo The Supreme People's Court has issued interpretations that will help the authorities crack down on illegal fund-raising by businesses. The interpretations, which came ... more than 30 people. 'A series of serious illegal fund-raising cases have come to light in recent years,' court spokesman Wang Shaonan said on Tuesday. 'They involved big amounts ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Japanese investor's writ claims HK$111m swindle

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Businessman's writ says brothers misled him over sports gambling venture Japanese investor claims HK$111m A businessman is claiming damages of more than HK$100 million in a Hong Kong court from two companies and two Japanese men in an alleged investment scam. Takahiro Tashio's High Court writ says Osaka residents Shin Tanaka and Manabu ...

  5. Court rejects call to ban hedge fund from market

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The Securities and Futures Commission suffered another setback in its legal battle against the US hedge fund Tiger Asia Management and its three senior executives after a Hong Kong court yesterday rejected the watchdog's application to ban them from trading in the local market. High Court Judge Jonathan Harris ruled the commission's ...

  6. Hua An accepts Lehman US$45m compensation

    Posted Sep 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the collapse of the US investment bank resulted in about US$90 million in losses to the fund. The Shanghai court heard the case in September 2009 but did not issue a verdict. The case was the first ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Shanghai-based Hua An Fund Management yesterday said that Lehman Brothers, its former foreign investment adviser, had agreed to pay US$44.89 million ...

  7. Mainland couple sue HSBC over US$5 million loss

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A mainland businessman and his wife are suing HSBC's Swiss private banking unit after losing more than US$5 million on high-risk investment products. In a writ filed with the High Court, Qi Weibao and his wife, Cheng Yicong, from Tianjin, claim false representation by bank employees led them to buy accumulators and equity-linked notes, losses ...

  8. Business - Money

    Investors bullish about US, Japan markets: Bloomberg poll

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Almost half of survey's respondents down on Europe; most favoured asset class is stocks Investors bullish on US, Japan markets: poll International investors are the most bullish they have been on the US and Japanese markets in more than 3½ years as both countries' economies are seen as improving, according to a poll. More than half of those contacted ...

  9. Court upholds ruling on fake note

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 7.36pm: The Court of Appeal on Monday upheld a lower court ruling over a man?s conviction of presenting a fake US$1 million note to a HSBC branch in 2003. Mohamed Hassan Ismail Emara was sentenced by a District Court judge in 2004 to two years in jail for possessing counterfeit US banknotes. The court heard that in August 23, 2003, Emara and two other men ...

  10. More than HK$3m laundered in stock-buying scam, court told

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Davis was arrested at HSBC's Central branch on June 1 while he was attempting to withdraw US$170,000. The court heard that Davis told police he had been approached by an 'Alan ... a court heard yesterday. A retired London judge, Clive Callman, was among 27 British victims allegedly lured to deposit money into the company's account to secure bogus stock transactions. ...




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