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Lehman minibond resolution may be approved despite dissent
Despite objections submitted to the US bankruptcy court from the holders of Lehman Brothers minibonds, the latest resolution effort to reach settlement on the sale of credit-linked notes to retail investors in Hong Kong may still be approved, as the 75%...
The Lehman caseload
A suitable ploy
Investors are now more interested in market fundamentals rather than the potential for further bad news about European sovereigns, according to Barclays Capital's fourth quarter outlook
Wealthy investors in Hong Kong that lost money on Lehman Brothers Minibonds have resorted to hiring protesters to state their case to the trustee of the bonds
Asia’s rapid growth and buoyant consumer confidence continue, and the region is emerging from the financial crisis as an economic powerhouse. Operational risk managers and regulators alike must keep pace with this bullish market if they want to avoid...
US judge rules holders of minibonds may sue
Securities and Futures Commission accuses DBS of inappropriately selling high-risk products to low-risk profile investors
The introduction in Hong Kong of the new laws for structured products took one step closer with the announcement of a first reading for the bill on July 14. A lengthy consultation period that followed the creation of the first draft of proposals has ensured...
The Lehman minibond scandal put Hong Kong firmly in the spotlight, with television images of protesting investors beamed across the world. In response, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is making changes to investor protection rules. Martin...
Asian economies have suffered less from the global financial downturn than they did during the regional crisis of 1997. Risk levels are now lower, while the money that has been accumulated after more than 10 years of extraordinary wealth creation is back
SFC, HKMA agreement is set to buy back Lehman minibonds, but market is feeling wary
HKMA puts 19 foreign banks on its watch list; conducts 'swine flu' stress test
Losses and Lawsuits
SHK Fund Management, a unit of Hong Kong conglomerate Sun Hung Kai, has postponed the sale of a retail minibond linked to the credits in the Standard & Poor’s 100 Index, due to the deteriorating social and economic environment in Hong Kong caused by...