New Deal Agencies

Series of law reform ideas left to gather dust

Model flats can be models of misinformation. Eva Cheng, Hong Kong's secretary for transport and housing, saw that for herself when she made a tour of mock-up flats last April.

Monday, 20 December, 2010, 12:00am

Commission makes U-turn over board meeting minutes

The Equal Opportunities Commission initially refused to disclose minutes of its board meeting, but relented after the South China Morning Post raised the matter with the policy bureau that oversees the commission.

4 May 2009 - 12:00am

SFC gets fining powers over firms, directors

Penalty level in the air but commission chairman pushes for maximum of $10m

The government has agreed in principle to give the Securities and Futures Commission the power to fine companies and directors for breach of listing rules, according to a senior government source.

22 May 2006 - 12:00am

Two regulators agree to co-ordinate efforts

THE Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at strengthening co-operation between the two bodies.

The memorandum allows both authorities to co-ordinate supervision of financial institutions where they both have an interest.

24 Oct 1995 - 12:00am