Hong Kong – The new offence of fraud
Keywords:Fraud, Financial crime, Hong Kong
AbstractLetter from Hong Kong by John Reading SC (Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions, Commercial Crime Unit, Department of Justice, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) describing how Hong Kong’s legislature enacted a statutory offence of fraud by inserting a new section (16A) in the Theft Ordinance. Jean reading prosecutes fraud and corruption cases and is a Senior Counsel. Published in the Letter from … section of Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.
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