Linklaters ponders Shanghai free trade zone entry

Legal reforms which have been promised for the Shanghai free trade zone have proved slow to appear and could be holding up some investment including a possible local firm tie-up by Linklaters.


Alleged inside trader refused bail

Two men allegedly involved in a $7 million insider trading racket used mobile phones in false names to communicate sensitive market information, a court has heard.


NAB rules out link to $7m forex dealings

The National Australia Bank has distanced itself from an insider trading scandal involving an employee arrested on Friday over allegations he and a friend at the Australian Bureau of Statistics used unreleased economic data to make $7 million on currency


Fenwick & West Opens Shanghai Office

Fenwick & West, announced today the continued expansion of its China Practice with the opening of a licensed representative office in Shanghai.


Indian-origin executive charged with fraud in US

An Indian-origin executive at an investment advisory firm here has been charged by the US Securities and Exchange Commission with fraud and of siphoning investor proceeds to pay for his luxury car payments and settle other personal expenses.


Regulator approves China Development Financial's acquisition plan

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission said Wednesday that it has approved an application filed by China Development Financial Holding to acquire mid-sized Cosmos Bank. The FTC said the green light was issued after the commission concluded that the acquisit