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Appointments to Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Review Tribunal
     The Government announced today (March 29) that the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury has appointed Mr Paul Shieh Wing-tai, SC, as the chairperson of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Review Tribunal and appointed 11 persons as panel members of the Tribunal, for a term of three years. All appointments will take effect from April 1, 2018.
     The appointments and re-appointments of panel members are as follows:
Re-appointed panel members (3)
Mr Chan Kam-hon
Mr Peter Li Po-ting
Mr Anson Wong Man-kit, SC
Newly appointed panel members (8)
Mr William Ahern
Ms Lena Chan
Mr Gary Cheung
Mr Praveen Daswani
Ms Mary Huen Wai-yi
Mrs Ann Kung Yeung Yun-chi
Ms Rebecca Poon Chui-ngor
Mr Anthony Rogers, QC
     "Mr Shieh is a well-regarded member of the legal community and has ample experience in public service including serving as a panel member of the Tribunal in the past six years. We believe that the appointment of Mr Shieh will contribute to the smooth and sound operation of the Tribunal. We would also like to express our gratitude to the outgoing Chairperson, Mr Martin Liao Cheung-kong, and the seven outgoing panel members, Mr Nixon Chan Lik-sang, Ms Chu Koh-ann, Ms Roxanne Ismail, SC, Mrs Agnes Koon Woo Kam-oi, Ms Miranda Kwok Pui-fong, Mr William Lee Yiu-wing and Mr Allan Yu Kin-nam, for their contribution to the Tribunal over the past years," a Government spokesperson said.
     The Tribunal was established under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance (Cap. 615) to review specified decisions made under the Ordinance by a relevant authority (including the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the Securities and Futures Commission, the Insurance Authority and the Customs and Excise Department), any decision of the Commissioner of Customs and Excise on licensing matters in respect of money service operators, and any decision of the Registrar of Companies on licensing matters in respect of trust or company service providers.
Ends/Thursday, March 29, 2018
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