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Hong Kong Securities & Futures Commission

Hong Kong SFC censured for delays

Hong Kong SFC censured for delays

16 January 2020

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission has received criticism from an internal watchdog over the speed of its investigations.

Hong Kong SFC director: “we’re working on the difficult stuff”

Hong Kong SFC director: “we’re working on the difficult stuff”

15 October 2019

The director of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission said the agency has posted record-high fines following tough scrutiny on conduct in initial public offerings.

Hong Kong’s financial regulator diverts attention from banks

Hong Kong’s financial regulator diverts attention from banks

02 November 2018

Banks’ fear of Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has faded over recent years as the authority has shifted its focus away from financial institutions, according to a former SFC executive director of enforcement.

Hong Kong SFC enforcement director joins Slaughter and May

Hong Kong SFC enforcement director joins Slaughter and May

25 April 2018

Slaughter and May has hired Wynne Mok from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission to work in the firm’s Hong Kong-based investigations practice.

Hong Kong financial authority adopts UK-inspired cooperation guidelines

Hong Kong financial authority adopts UK-inspired cooperation guidelines

25 January 2018

Hong Kong’s financial authority has established a system to reward companies for cooperating with its investigations by borrowing a now-abandoned settlement framework from the UK Financial Conduct Authority.

DOJ has a “lifetime’s worth” of tax evasion leads in Hong Kong

DOJ has a “lifetime’s worth” of tax evasion leads in Hong Kong

18 October 2017

Hong Kong lawyers say they are still dealing with a multitude of US tax evasion investigations that sprung from settlements signed by 76 Swiss banks in 2013.

Hong Kong Bar Survey

Hong Kong Bar Survey

30 January 2017

GIR takes an inside look at Hong Kong’s burgeoning white-collar bar and meets the region’s go-to lawyers for complex fraud, corruption and money laundering cases.

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Europe, Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2020

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Anti-Money Laundering Trends and Challenges

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