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Financial litigation roundup winter 2017

Published on 13 December 2017. By Tom Hibbert, Partner and David Smyth, Senior Partner, Hong Kong

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Welcome to the latest edition of our Financial Litigation roundup, where we share our insights into recent judgments and ongoing cases as well as new regulatory developments from the banking and financial world in the UK and Asia.

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Hong Kong: broker commission – proposed rules of conduct

Published on 10 July 2014. By David Smyth, Senior Partner, Hong Kong

A key provision of the Insurance Companies (Amendment) Bill 2014 is the formation of an independent Insurance Authority (IA) to take over from the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance.

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Regulator gets its Tiger in HK

Published on 08 January 2014. By David Smyth, Senior Partner, Hong Kong

Overseas hedge fund admits to insider dealing of listed shares in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong regulator takes second shot at Asian Tiger

Published on 18 July 2013. By David Smyth, Senior Partner, Hong Kong

Hong Kong's principal regulator (the Securities and Futures Commission) has confirmed that it has launched proceedings before the Market Misconduct Tribunal (MMT) against Tiger Asia Management LLC and three of its principal officers.

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Regulator's pursuit of market misconduct in Hong Kong – Top court delivers written judgment

Published on 23 May 2013. By David Smyth, Senior Partner, Hong Kong

As noted in my blog of 30 April, the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong ("the CFA") abruptly dismissed the appeal in Tiger Asia Management LLC & Ors v Securities and Futures Commission ("the SFC"), FACV Nos. 10, 11, 12 and 13 of 2012.

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Prosecuting "insider dealing" in Hong Kong

Published on 30 April 2013. By David Smyth, Senior Partner, Hong Kong

Hong Kong's top court expected to confirm there is a "third way"

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Rise of accountancy profession in China

Published on 22 April 2013. By David Smyth, Senior Partner, Hong Kong

The accountancy profession is on the rise in China.

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