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Ashley Alder

Lawmaker says watchdog too kind on HKMEx

Lawmakers accused officials at the Securities and Futures Commission yesterday of adopting a too lenient approach to the ill-fated Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange (HKMEx), which they alleged was given privileged treatment because of the strong relationship between its found

Tuesday, 4 June, 2013, 3:57am

We don't want to jail bankers, SFC chief says

The Securities and Futures Commission's controversial proposal to tighten rules covering listing sponsors is not intended to put bankers in jail but to encourage them to do a better job, the regulator's chief said.

23 May 2012 - 12:00am

SFC faces more flak over plan to buy property

Plans for the Securities and Futures Commission to buy its own office have drawn more fire from legislators, who say they are concerned that the regulator may spend too much on a luxurious new home.

3 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Calls for 'rich' SFC to cut levy, licence fees

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is facing pressure to cut its investment transaction levy and licence fees after lawmakers took the unprecedented step of rejecting its budget proposal.

They slammed the watchdog as being 'too rich' to need to charge fees when it was sitting on billions of dollars in reserves.

7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Ex-SFC man in line for return in top post

British lawyer and former Securities and Futures Commission executive director Ashley Alder is likely to be named the next chief executive of the securities watchdog, according to at least one media report.

30 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

SFC seeks replacement for departing finance director

The Securities and Futures Commission is looking for a replacement for outgoing corporate finance head Ashley Alder.

Although not listed as a compulsory requirement, the SFC says in a recruitment advertisement on its website that 'Chinese language skills would be an advantage' for one of its top jobs.

27 May 2004 - 12:00am