Tag: Hong Kong SFC

Hong Kong SFC
October 05, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Hong Kong SFC appoints new Non-Executive Directors

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has welcomed the appointment by the Financial Secretary of Ms Agnes Chan Sui-kuen and the re-appointment of Mr Edward Cheng Wai-sun as Non-Executive Directors for a term of two years. The term of Ms Chan will begin on 20 October 2018 and Mr Cheng’s term will start…

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September 20, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

SFC bans a former relationship manager of HSBC for 12 months

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has informed the public that it has banned Mr Ngo Wing Chun, a former relationship manager of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC), from re-entering the industry for 12 months from 20 September 2018 to 19 September 2019 for unauthorized transfer of customer data. The SFC…

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BIS announces key appointments in Singapore and Switzerland
September 10, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Hong Kong SFC welcomes appointment of new Chairman

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has welcomed the appointment by the Chief Executive of Mr Tim Lui Tim-leung as the Chairman of the SFC for a term of three years from 20 October 2018. Mr Lui will succeed Mr Carlson Tong, who will step down next month having chaired the SFC for six years…

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August 27, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Hong Kong SFC bans individual for a year

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has announced that it has banned Ms Fonia Kwok Lai Kwan from re-entering the industry for 12 months from 25 August 2018 to 24 August 2019 following her conviction for unlicensed asset management. The Eastern Magistrates’ Court found that between 2009 and 2015, Kwok, who was the…

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Hong Kong SFC
August 17, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Hong Kong SFC addresses risks in securities margin financing

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has launched a two-month consultation on proposed guidelines to clarify, codify and standardise the risk management practices for securities margin financing (SMF). The proposed guidelines provide qualitative guidance as well as quantitative benchmarks for margin lending policies and key risk controls to prevent SMF brokers from expanding…

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July 18, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Hong Kong SFC bans individual for 30 months

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) announced that it has banned Mr Poon Chun Hing from re-entering the industry for 30 months from 18 July 2018 to 17 January 2021. The disciplinary action follows an SFC investigation which found that in July 2015, Poon offered to invest for a friend, and agreed not only to…

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June 29, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Former CEO of China Forestry charged with insider dealing

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has informed that it has commenced proceedings in the Market Misconduct Tribunal (MMT) against Mr Li Kwok Cheong and Mr Li Han Chun, former chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of China Forestry Holdings Company Limited (China Forestry), respectively, for suspected disclosure of false or misleading information…

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June 28, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

DBA Telecommunication (Asia) Holdings Limited fined $20,000 by SFC

The Eastern Magistrates’ Court has announced that it has today convicted DBA Telecommunication (Asia) Holdings Limited (DBA) after it pleaded guilty to making a false or misleading statement in a prosecution brought by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). DBA was fined $20,000 and ordered to pay the SFC’s investigation costs. On 28…

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June 12, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Hong Kong SFC fines individual $80,000

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) announced that it has reprimanded Mr Lau Ki Fung, a former account executive of KGI Asia Limited (KGI), and fined him $80,000 for failing to keep proper records of order instructions from clients. The SFC found that between 29 July 2015 and 10 August 2015, Lau received…

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