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16th Jan 2018Newsletters

SFC fine EFG Bank AG

The SFC got 2018 off to a flying start last week by fining EFG Bank AG (a subsidiary of private Swiss bank, EFG International) HK$2 million for dealing in futures contracts without the required registration. Over a period of 13 years, from 2003 to 2016, EFG had executed 139 transactions in offshore listed index options, worth […]

11th Jan 2018News

Crime Team Winter Newsletter

A Note from the Editor: Welcome to the Winter Edition of the 2 Hare Court Crime Group Newsletter. In July the Court of Appeal heard the case of Steven Ray, which brought before it the householder’s defence under s.76 Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 as amended. Brian O’Neill QC and Ben Rich consider whether […]

11th Jan 2018Newsletters

Call for consistency across Coronial areas

This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Corporate Crime on 13 December 2017.  Corporate Crime analysis: As the coroner service comes under the spotlight in the Chief Coroner’s annual report 2016—17, Alexandra Tampakopoulos,  points out that while calls for a national coroner service and the provision of legal aid for families fall on deaf ears, it is […]