The Hong Kong Court of Appeal recently upheld that dealing in securities while withholding or not disclosing price sensitive information does not constitute insider dealing provided that the dealing was not in any part caused by the price sensitive information.
The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal has handed down a landmark ruling clarifying an important element in an offence under section 9 of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance.
The Court of First Instance of the Hong Kong High Court ordered the Securities and Futures Commission to produce relevant documents obtained in its investigations to respondents of disqualification proceedings.
Latest Court of Final Appeal decision shows that a director’s failure to disclose interest can have private sector bribery implications.
The Market Misconduct Tribunal issued a report finding that a company and its directors breached the disclosure obligations under the Securities and Futures Ordinance by failing to disclose inside information as soon as reasonably practicable.
The Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong confirms money laundering offence does not require actual knowledge nor does the property need to be actual proceeds of crime.
The recent judgment of the Hong Kong Court of Appeal (“CA”) discusses external work-related engagements by employees and the dangers of accepting payments for such engagements without an employer’s permission. It shows the limited scope of the “reasonable excuse” defence when facing bribery charges for accepting secret payments. Recent developments…
The recent judgment of the Hong Kong Court of Appeal offers greater protection to legal communications and documents created between clients and their lawyers from disclosure in Hong Kong. Such protection arises in situations where a client may be required to produce documents, including regulatory investigations. Recent developments On 29…