[Webinar] Introduction of Competition Ordinance and Relevant Implications for Financial Services Practitioners

[Webinar] Introduction of Competition Ordinance and Relevant Implications for Financial Services Practitioners

Members Only

Overview

In a free market economy, competition drives efficiency and innovation, and directs businesses to meet consumer demands by providing the right products at the right price and quality. The Competition Ordinance, which came into full effect in December 2015, is designed to promote competition and prohibit anti-competitive practices in Hong Kong. With case sharing, the speaker will introduce the key elements of the Ordinance and discuss relevant implications for the financial services sector.

Objective

By the end of the seminar, participants will be able to know:
1) First Conduct Rule and Second Conduct Rule under the Competition Ordinance
2) Competition cases in Hong Kong
3) Red flags of anti-competitive practices
4) Policies for undertakings and individuals:
- Leniency Policies
- Cooperation and Settlement Policy
- Policy on Recommended Pecuniary Penalties

Content

- Key elements of the Competition Ordinance
- Dos and don’ts under the Ordinance
- Red flags of anti-competitive practices
- Leniency Policies and Cooperation Policy
- Policy on Recommended Pecuniary Penalties
- Case sharing
- Q&A

Who should attend

Industry practitioners and professionals, especially regulators, auditors and licence holders, who would like to gain a general knowledge of Hong Kong’s competition law

Speaker/Course Instructor

Charlotte HO
Charlotte Ho has joined the Operations Division of the Competition Commission since 2016. Apart from managing antitrust investigations, she also coordinates the Commission’s participation in international projects, public outreach and advocacy work through delivering talks and public seminars.

Prior to joining the Commission, Charlotte worked in the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Futures Commission for 6 years.

Charlotte holds degrees in Economics from University of Cambridge and Law from University of London, and obtained an Executive LLM jointly awarded by Kings College London and the International Bar Association in 2019.

Details

Code
TSURE20000601
Date & Time
Tuesday, 18 Aug 2020 (12:00PM - 2:00PM)
Venue
Virtual Platform
Language
English
Level
Introductory
Hours
SFC:2.00, PWMA:2.00
Fees
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$0
All Member: HK$0

Please note: This webinar will be delivered via WebEx.  To qualify for CPT/OPT hours, participants are required to attend the full webinar.

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