Tag Archives: Market misconduct

Hong Kong’s top court clarifies mental element in money laundering offence

In the recent case of HKSAR v Pang Hung Fai (FACC 8/2013), the Court of Final Appeal (the CFA) offered, for the first time, authoritative guidance on the mental element of “having reasonable grounds to believe” under section 25(1) of … Continue reading

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Tiger Asia Management loses final jurisdictional challenge: Hong Kong’s highest court confirms court’s free-standing power to grant orders over contraventions of the Securities and Futures Ordinance under Section 213

After over two and a half years since US-based hedge fund manager Tiger Asia Management LLC and its three officers (collectively “Tiger Asia”) sought to strike out the application by the Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) for orders under section … Continue reading

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Amendments to the self-reporting requirement under the Code of Conduct to come into effect in December 2012

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)’s two-month consultation on the amendments to the Code of Conduct to facilitate the establishment of the Financial Dispute Resolution Centre Ltd (FDRC) and to enhance the regulatory framework (Consultation) ended in January 2012. The … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal upheld SFC’s appeal in Tiger Asia, confirming CFI’s power to make final orders based on own finding of alleged market misconduct

The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) secured a victory in the Court of Appeal last week in its ongoing battle against the New York-based hedge fund Tiger Asia Management LLC and several of its officers. In its judgment last week, … Continue reading

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