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Advertisement of unauthorised investments Court of Final Appeal clears up professional investors exemption under SFO
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • May 6 2015

In Pacific Sun Advisors Limited & Anor v. Securities and Futures Commission (FACC 112014), the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) upheld an appeal by the


HKEx listing decision on calculation of public float
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 9 2011

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) published its listing decision "HKEx-LD8-2011" on 29 April 2011 to determine whether it is necessary for a listed issuer (Listco A) to include convertible preference shares as part of its total issued share capital in calculating the public float of its listed shares


PRC laws no excuse for non-compliance with SFC requests
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • June 5 2014

On 23 May 2014, the Court of First Instance ordered Hong Kong accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) to produce documents relating to a PRC company


Capital markets quarterly update
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 11 2012

This quarterly update (April to June 2012) highlights recent developments in Hong Kong capital markets practices:


Tiger Asia: Court of Appeal gives the SFC sharper claws to fight market misconduct
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 7 2012

The Court of Appeal has confirmed the Securities & Futures Commission (SFC) can apply for relief from the Court of First Instance (CFI) prior to pursuing proceedings in either the criminal court or the Market Misconduct Tribunal (MMT


MF Global interim distribution of client money
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 4 2012

Did you know...that in the recent case of Re MF Global Hong Kong Limited 2011 HKCFI 1998, where money of one client in the segregated bank account of a failed brokerage cannot specifically be distinguished from that of another client, and practical considerations do not favour a forensic tracing of each client's entitlement, the court held that a "pari passu ex post facto" approach to distribution of the trust funds would instead be more appropriate


Benjamin P. K. Choi
  • Mayer Brown LLP

Bill Amos
  • Mayer Brown LLP

Billy Y. C. Lam
  • Mayer Brown LLP

David W. Alberts
  • Mayer Brown LLP