Myanmar judiciary management / Philippines bank secrecy / Hong Kong bans banker

Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw courts implement case management plan.  Fifteen courts in Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw are implementing a case management plan to try to restore the public’s faith in the judicial system, as part of the Union Supreme Court’s Judicial Strategic Plan for 2018-2022.

Kyaw Ko Ko/Myanmar Times: https://www.mmtimes.com/news/mandalay-nay-pyi-taw-courts-implement-case-management-plan.html

 

BSP chief asks Congress to ease bank secrecy law.  The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) governor, Benjamin Diokno who was also the former Budget secretary, has asked Congress to ease the country’s restrictive bank secrecy laws to safeguard the Philippine economy and weed out corruption.

Darryl John Esguerra/Inquirer.net: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1137717/bsp-chief-asks-congress-to-ease-bank-secrecy-law

 

Hong Kong Bans Former Goldman Sachs Banker Leissner for Life.  Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission banned former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker Tim Leissner from the city’s financial industry for life, due to his role in 1MDB.

Sam Mamudi/Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-03/hong-kong-bans-former-goldman-sachs-banker-leissner-for-life

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