Hong Kong SFC Sets Enforcement Priorities for 2018
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) have set out its enforcement priorities for 2018. At the top of the priorities are corporate fraud, insider dealing, market manipulation, intermediary & sponsor misconduct, money laundering and internal control failures. A new Manager-In-Charge regime will also help the SFC to identify responsible individuals in the companies.
” SFC Sets Enforcement Priorities for 2018 “
SFC also stressed the importance of its enforcement cooperation with the China Securities Regulatory Commission for the development of Hong Kong’s financial markets. Review of the marketing and sale of financial products is also discussed.
Mr Thomas Atkinson, the SFC’s Executive Director of Enforcement:
“Corporate fraud remains our top enforcement priority and we are particularly concerned about false or misleading financial statements, initial public offering fraud and other sponsor failures. The SFC will make every effort to combat fraud and misconduct and hold individuals accountable.”
Source: Official Press Release
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