Friday 17th January 2014

Dear Reader,

Happy new year!

Does gender diversity add value to HK boards?
We present empirical evidence, using the Webb-site Total Returns series on all stocks and Webb-site Who's Who for all boards in HK over the last 10 years to 2013. (17-Jan-2014)

Concentration warning in Gamma Logistics (8310)
SFC, 16-Jan-2014

Former licensee convicted of providing SFC false or misleading information. FINRA settlement
SFC, 15-Jan-2014
As the FINRA record shows, Roger Tsui Chi Fung worked for Bear Stearns in 2006 when he sat the NASD Series 7 exam in HK. Despite being caught in a toilet break with 5 pages of cheat-sheets, he failed the exam with a score of 62%. During 2009 when the false statements to the SFC were made, he worked for RHB OSK and CAF Securities (now ABCI Securities), and in 2010-11 for CITIC Securities.

Pioneer Iron and Steel Group Co Ltd v Pioneer Metals Co Ltd & others
HK Court of Appeal, 9-Jan-2014
The decision concerns the use of documents in the ongoing private examination of "steel princess" Diana Chen Ningning, JP, BBS, and Honorary Consul of the Seychelles in HK.

ICAC statement on soccer arrests
ICAC, 7-Jan-2014
"...together with their corrupt associate" - and how does the ICAC know this when nobody has yet been charged or convicted?

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