19/12/2019 · Hong Kong’s police arrested four people for suspected money laundering linked to ongoing pro-democracy protests and and froze money from a fund that’s raised millions to help
According to the Hong Kong Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (ML / TF) Risk Assessment Report (‘the Report’) issued recently by the HKSAR Government, nearly 80% of money laundering cases were associated with fraud and forgery during the years
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) said on Friday that it had fined the Hong Kong branch of JPMorgan Chase & Co HK$12.5 million ($1.60 million) and reprimanded it for breaching anti-money
HK polices received 282 reports of money laundering cases in the first half, up 79% compared with a year earlier. Commercial Crime Bureau of the HK Police received 282 reports of money laundering cases in the first half of 2015, comparing to 157 cases
DoJ explains legislation on money laundering 1 Photo With an aim to strengthening the professional ability of officers in investigating money laundering cases, the Commercial Crime Bureau invited officers of the Department of Justice (DoJ) to give a talk on “Effective Preparation and Prosecution of Money Laundering Cases” at the Police Headquarters on April 14.
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September 2019 Anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing measures Hong Kong, China Anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing measures The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an independent inter-governmental body that develops and
Anti-Money Laundering (AML) in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Click to Launch Free Tutorial Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China, is a major international financial and trading center. Money laundering in
Money laundering and terrorist financing are clearly issues of importance to both regional and international regulators. For example, Singapore has also recently expressed an intention to take a firmer stance against money laundering and terrorist
MK is a bilingual criminal silk who was appointed as a Senior Counsel at the age of 39 in 2001. He founded the Wong Man Kit SC’s Chambers in 2010 and has been the Head of Chambers since then. MK specializes in both trials and appeals in criminal cases
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assets representing the proceeds of fraud and money laundering were restrained. In 2011, 388 people were prosecuted in 275 money laundering cases. Convictions were secured in 199 cases, with 246 defendants convicted. In the same year, a record total of 31
The government’s Hong Kong Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment Report rated Hong Kong’s overall money nearly 200 banking institutions had assets of HK$22.7 trillion ($2.89
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Anti-money laundering 30 October 2012COMING CLEAN A t first glance, HSBC and Stan-dard Chartered appear to have little in com-mon with Boma Amaso, an ille-gal immigrant languishing in a Hong Kong prison. But the banking giants and the 35-year-old
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In May 2004, the membership of the ( IMWCS was extended to 23 government organs. In 2004, the People’s Bank of China, the SAFE and the Public Security Bureau had successfully detected more than 50 cases of money laundering involving 570 million
7/4/2020 · Introduction to money-laundering Money is the prime reason for engaging in almost any type of criminal activity. Money-laundering is the method by which criminals disguise the illegal origins of their wealth and protect their asset bases, so as to avoid
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has fined Shanghai Commercial Bank Ltd HK$5 million ($636,967) and reprimanded it for breaching anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing rules.
The history of modern money laundering – or, more correctly, the fight against modern money laundering – really began some 50 years ago. With all the talk of anti-money laundering (AML) activities, and given the emerging threat of digital money laundering (a.k.a. transaction laundering) we thought it would be a good time to get a historical perspective on money laundering itself.
Difficulties may arise for example where money that is not the proceeds of crime is brought into Hong Kong from the PRC through underground banks, sometimes in breach of the PRC exchange controls. Barristers at Central Chambers have frequently both prosecuted and defended in money laundering cases with successful outcomes.
Maximum penalty is a HK$5,000,000 fine and 14-year imprisonment. In the cases of HCMA 454/2005 and HCMA 1070/2005, the defendants were convicted of money laundering offence by offering their bank accounts for receipt of money with reasonable grounds to believe that the money in whole or in part directly or indirectly represented any person’s proceeds of a crime.
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4/4/2019 · Even though the U.S. has been tougher on money laundering than other countries, it still has a gaping hole in its defenses: It’s easy to set up an anonymous shell company in some states without
A new law against money laundering and terrorist financing took effect in Hong Kong in 2012. Courts convicted 140 people of money laundering last year, 166 in 2012 and 246 in 2011. The government recovered HK$639.74 million of laundered money last year, HK
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Money laundering (“ML”) is a major concern to financial institutions and the general public of Hong Kong. Local and cross-border money launderers exploit the high degree of Hong Kong’s free trade and efficient financial and banking systems. Corporate bank
Global RADAR’s 2017 Year End Review – The Top 10 Anti-Money Laundering Stories in 2017 As we look back on what was undoubtedly a memorable, arguably historical year in both the financial services sector and the political realm internationally, the potential for
$70m protest funds tied to laundering Police froze about HK$70 million in a bank account and arrested four people linked to a fundraising platform that has been financially supporting arrested
Anti-money laundering law is used to prosecute telephone scammers in order to overcome jurisdictional and evidential issues pertaining to the charge of conspiracy to defraud. Introduction In HKSAR v Chang Lufeng DCCC 333/2015, 335/2015, 6 men from Taiwan and mainland China (collectively referred as the “Defendants”), who helped cross-border phone scammers to launder more than HK$2.5
Money laundering is a 2,000-year-old problem, and just as pervasive now as it ever was. To help law enforcement officials get a better handle on prosecuting money laundering cases, the U.S
HK money laundering cases jump 79% in first half On the pulse The Commercial Crime Bureau received 282 cases relating to money-laundering in the first six months of
Wayne is instructed to act in cases of extradition, mutual assistance and proceeds of crime, and in trials of white-collar crime, money laundering and serious predicate offences. He continues to advise the Hong Kong Government and the Hong Kong
MONEY LAUNDERING CASE STUDIES – Case study 19 to 24 Intermediaries – case study 19 A person (later arrested for drug trafficking) made a financial investment (life insurance) of USD 250,000 by means of an insurance broker.
Jason Carmichael, Partner, Smyth & Co in association with RPC The Law Society of Hong Kong’s “Anti-Money Laundering Seminar for Lawyers” at the Central Library on 3 October 2014 proved good value. The Panel included the chairman of the profession’s AML
The total value of assets frozen by Hong Kong police in money-laundering investigations rose 13.7 per cent to HK$873 million in 2013, from HK$768 million in 2012, according to Hong Kong police data. In 2011, police froze HK$731 million worth of assets.
概要 With the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Financial Institutions) (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 came into effect on 1 March 2018 to extend the statutory CDD and record-keeping requirements to cover designated non-financial businesses
Criminal cases Yan Sui Ling (嚴穗陵) v.HKSAR  15 HKCFAR 146 Chinese investor Madam Yan Sui Ling was convicted of a charge of money laundering in the District Court. Amanda, led by her Head of Chambers, Mr. Wong Man Kit S.C. conducted the
Cases reported are followed up independently; all cases will be reported by the Group’s Internal Audit function to the Audit Committee and executive management. Regulatory Compliance The Group is committed to ensuring its businesses are operated in compliance with
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Paper No. CB(2)820/00-01(01) Drug Trafficking and Organized Crimes (Amendment) Bill 2000 Note on “reasonable grounds to suspect”, “reasonable grounds to believe” and reasons for introducing two money laundering offences using different mental elements At the
VinciWorks Legal CPD Online offers Law Society accredited e-learning courses for solicitors in Hong Kong to earn CPD and RME points. Earn CPD points right now, without leaving your desk! 5. test that you have understood the points covered. This course gives
You’re likely familiar with money laundering as a concept from your favorite TV show or the news. Whether it’s Walter White legitimizing meth money via a carwash or Al Capone using literal laundromats to clean his cash (that’s where the term reportedly originated
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1 Anti‐Money Laundering and Counter‐Terrorist Financing Ordinance, Chapter 615 Licensing Guide for Money Service Operators (MSOs) Summary 1. The purpose of this notice This licensing guide will help you to find out:‐ whether you need to apply for an MSO
Regulatory are noted inability to detect ill-gotten gains of banks’ clients, HKMA said. International banks including HSBC Holdings (0005.HK) and Standard Chartered (2888.HK) were fined in money laundering cases in US. Currently, these banks may also be
Anti-money laundering The proceeds of crimes such as fraud or drug trafficking need to be disguised and hidden. Similar techniques can be used by those involved in terrorist financing. This puts banks in the front line of the battle against the sort of money laundering
Fight against money laundering stepped up An anti-money-laundering unit will get a significant boost in manpower to combat increasing suspicious transactions.The boost comes as the Financial
11/4/2020 · Anti-deception unit manages to intercept about 80 per cent of the involved funds before scammers can transfer it out of city bank accounts While the number of reported email
Money Laundering and the Life Insurance Industry: The Role of the IFA. Research Project for Emerging Issues/Advanced Topics Course Diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting Program University of Toronto Prepared by Chioma Ihekwoaba-Ufodike
In charge of prosecution and investigation in transnational commercial fraud & money laundering cases. Maintain close liaison with financial institutions, accounting firms, secretarial companies and other government departments, etc. for intelligence and investigative
職稱: Detective Senior Inspector, Joint
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費用：HK$300 Or HK$200**(**licensed money service operators only) Taught in English PE4200083 金錢服務經 打擊洗錢課程 – 持續監察及個案分析 Anti-Money Laundering Course for Money Service Operators – Ongoing Monitoring and Case Studies 日期：)
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4 REPORT ON THE ABUSE OF CHARITIES FOR MONEY-LAUNDERING AND TAX EVASION I. Background 1. Many countries recognize the important and significant role the voluntary sector plays in building a strong, caring and well functioning society as well
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Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk of the MSO sector and Way Forward for the Regulatory Regime 1 23.12.2019 Risk Assessment Division Strengthening risk-based supervision and partnerships Sustaining outreach and awareness-raising Monitoring
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