Author Archive for: ‘Alice Molan’

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Big data and international cooperation – potential impacts for insider dealing actions

Charges for insider dealing are ripe for news headlines – often involving covert arrangements between individuals and driven by greed …

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FIFA corruption scandal continues

In April 2015 we considered the FIFA scandal and how the allegations interacted with the obligations on financial institutions in …

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Picasso, diamonds and gambling – where are things up to on the 1MDB scandal?

1Malyasia Development Berhad (“1MDB”) has made international headlines again with international celebrities continuing to be embroiled in the scandal. We …

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Large financial penalties spread to the Antipodes – global trends in AML/CTF enforcement

Multi-million (and billion) dollar fines for AML/CTF breaches are no longer the preserve of United States and United Kingdom. In …

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Momentum building: SFC AML/CTF action provides practical guidance for securities firms

We are now starting to see signs of momentum building on AML/CTF enforcement cases in Hong Kong.   With it, there …

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Revving up FinTech: HKMA launches new regulatory sandbox

Introduction Financial technology (“FinTech”) has created a number of pressures in the market. Market participants push to be the next …

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China “nudes-for-loans” scandal gives new meaning to “predatory lending”

Low value, personal loans have often been the subject of regulatory enquiry.  Whether it be high interest rates, unclear disclosures …

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FIFA scandal – lessons for Hong Kong financial institutions

The 2015 FIFA scandal and associated arrests and downfall of key FIFA officials, are not only sporting issues. They highlight …

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