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Sapin II places significant obligations on large companies to implement anti-corruption compliance controls. Failure to have an effective compliance programme in place, regardless of whether...
四月 2017
A recent leaked Basel Committee on Banking Supervision document on the proposed capital floor rules for calculating risk-weighted assets using internal risk-based ("IRB") models shows...
一月 2017
The willingness of US President Donald Trump to take on global corruption will be a big regulatory question looming over his new administration. He assumes office having done business in high-...
一月 2017
International standard-setting bodies for financial regulation could find it harder to achieve their intended results in future as political movements threaten to remove the consensus such bodies...
一月 2017
In October 2016, a select panel of esteemed judges from eight jurisdictions met in Singapore for the inaugural Judicial Insolvency Network (“JIN”) Conference.  The judges were from Australia (...
十二月 2016
Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia will introduce strict new rules for trading over-the-counter ("OTC") derivatives on 1 March, as the three jurisdictions look to implement international reforms...
十二月 2016
Australia and China agreed on Tuesday, 1 November, to share intelligence about potential financial crime as part of a crackdown on cross-border money laundering and terrorism financing, as...
十一月 2016
Launched by CUHK's Professor Julien Chaisse in 2015, the Asia FDI Forum series provides a multi-stakeholder platform anchored in Hong Kong for participants from academia, government, the private...
十一月 2016
The introduction of International Financial Reporting Standard 9 ("IFRS9"), which requires banks to make credit loss provisioning, is expected to reduce banks' capital ratios significantly, as well...
十月 2016
How do we know we are winning the counter-money laundering war? Are governments measuring the effectiveness of the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing ("AML/CTF") regime from a...
十月 2016
The first cross-border transaction between banks using multiple blockchain applications has taken place, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Wells Fargo & Co said on Monday, 24 October, resulting...
十月 2016
Hong Kong as a super-connector in the “One-Belt-One-Road” initiative has all along adopted a pro-arbitration approach to resolve disputes. Parties of different social, cultural and economic...
十月 2016
客戶和社會的需求瞬息萬變,因此我們必須不斷更新知識和技能。我們的強制性專業進修(CPD)計劃於1998年推出,適用於所有實習律師及執業律師。CPD有系統地維持、提升和擴闊相關知識和技能,令法律專業人士在整個職業生涯中均能成功地執行專業職務和責任。儘管有人或許視CPD計劃為一項繁重的要求,我卻認為它是必要的培訓框架,旨在協助執業者保持高工作標準,以保障客戶及公眾利益,...
十月 2016
Insurance mergers and acquisitions rarely raise red flags with US national security watchdogs. China's Fosun International Ltd took that history to heart last year when it paid US$1.84...
十月 2016
International Monetary Fund officials sought to play down the risk of an imminent crisis over Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, 5 October, and expressed confidence that German and European authorities were...
十月 2016
在Ahmad v Her Majesty's Advocate [2015] HCJAC 82,蘇格蘭上訴庭質疑律師事務所內部有沒有穩妥健全的程序,足以確保發出指示的律師延聘其律師事務所的訟辯律師的決定是由他獨立作出的,並且符合當事人的利益。 該判決很有用,提醒我們出庭代表或審裁處訴訟代表是由當事人下決定選擇的,而當事人的決定是以發出指示的律師所給予的有根據的意見作為依據...
十月 2016
近期的兩宗上訴法庭案例(一宗在香港,而另一宗則在英格蘭及威爾斯審理),顯示法院會以存在「明顯的不正當行為」為由,豁除在調解及「無損權利」通訊中享有的保密權利。 「無損權利」原則,牽涉爭議雙方為達成和解而進行的通訊。當有關爭議無法達成和解時,當中所涉及的內容不得向原審法官展示。這兩宗案例表明,雖然「無損權利」原則是一項十分重要的規則,但它的適用,也存在例外情況,而其中一個例外情況是存在「...
十月 2016
With most major markets in Asia-Pacific set to introduce the International Financial Reporting Standard ("IFRS") 9 by 2018, regional banks' earnings and regulatory capital ratios could face increased...
十月 2016
Australian authorities are worried about the tide of money coming from southern China, including illegal funds linked to organised crime and wealthy ­people with secret offshore ­accounts. Other...
九月 2016
The United States is investigating a number of Chinese companies for suspected breaches of sanctions on North Korea, and Chinese banks and firms should understand that dealing with North Korea is "...
九月 2016