BNP Paribas lawyer steps down after backing Hong Kong protests

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A lawyer for Paris-headquartered bank BNP Paribas has left the company following comments he posted on social media in support of Hong Kong protestors.  Jason Y. Ng, a lawyer and Hong Kong-based writer, is alleged to have posted on Facebook a comment comparing pro-Beijing protestors to "monkeys." The post was subsequently deleted. The post read: "Very soon, flag waving communist party loyalists will be forming human chains across the city and launching their own China Way campaign . . ....

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.