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Herbert Smith Freehills
Last week, the Hong Kong Court struck out a fraudulent trading claim brought by the liquidators (the "Liquidators") of China Metal Recycling (Holdings) Limited ("China Metal")...
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
In Tam Sze Leung & Ors v Commissioner of Police [2021] HKCFI 3118, the Court of First Instance held that the Hong Kong Police's practice of issuing "Letters of No Consent" ("LNCs") to banks and financial institutions...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Tam Sze Leung & Ors v Commissioner of Police [2021] HKCFI 3118, a judicial review case, the Court of First Instance found the longstanding practice of the Hong Kong Police in effecting an ...
Ally Law
A landmark Court of Final Appeal judgment has provided welcome clarity on the question of prosecutions for unlawful assembly and rioting, ruling that the doctrine of "joint enterprise" does not apply but stressing that anyone involved –
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Syed Rahman of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli emphasises that the problem is far from unique to Hong Kong.
Shook Lin & Bok
The Court discussed the mental elements required on the part of the wrongdoer, eventually finding that the bank's actions did not amount to fraudulent conduct.
Timothy Loh
Common asset recovery options for victims of cyber fraud, when the funds were sent to Hong Kong.
Gall
In this video, Senior Associate Felda Yeung from dispute resolution law firm Gall explores what an email scam is, tips to prevent them and what to do if you are a victim of fraud.
Timothy Loh
Proceedings currently before Hong Kong courts will determine whether and how regulators can use anti-fraud provisions of section 300 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance ("SFC")...
ONC Lawyers
On 1 June 2020, the CFA handed down its decision in HKSAR v Chu Ang FACC No. 6 of 2019 (on appeal from HCMA No. 119 of 2018 [2020] HKCFA 18) allowing the prosecution's appeal and setting aside the lower courts' previous rulings ...
ONC Lawyers
Not surprisingly, cybercrimes come along with the development of technology. The Hong Kong courts have considered many cases of cybercrimes, in particular email scams, in which the fraudsters found ways ...
Hill Dickinson
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19, there has been a drastic increase in cyber fraud cases involving email wire fraud scams and phone scams around the world.
Timothy Loh
Remote working arrangements during the COVID-19 pandemic have left businesses increasingly exposed to business email compromise attacks.
DLA Piper UK LLP
The Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap. 201) (POBO), enacted in 1971, is the primary anti-bribery legislation in Hong Kong and is enforced by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC)
Herbert Smith Freehills
Following the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering's inspection of Hong Kong in October and November 2018, their much anticipated
DLA Piper UK LLP
The Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap. 201) (POBO), enacted in 1971, is the primary anti-bribery legislation in Hong Kong and is enforced by the Independent
Herbert Smith Freehills
Last week, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the China Securities Regulatory Commission
Mayer Brown
On 11 July 2016, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) in HKSAR v. Yeung Ka Shing Carson, FACC Nos. 5 and 6 of 2015, dismissed Mr. Yeung's appeal against his conviction of five counts of "dealing with property known or believed to represent the proceeds of an indictable offence", or simply "money laundering", contrary to Section 25(1) of the Organized and Serious Crime Ordinance (OSCO).
Mayer Brown
The head of the UK's Serious Fraud Office has proposed a change to the Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act"), seeking broader powers to get tough with corporations that fail to prevent their staff from committing financial crimes.
Mayer Brown
The Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) in the UK announced a consultation concerning a new draft Code of Practice setting out a proposed approach to the use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements.
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