Former BNP Paribas adviser banned from industry over unauthorised client trades

Mark Battersby
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Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has banned former BNP Paribas adviser Kim Bum Suk from re-entering the industry for 27 months, from 29 March 2022 to 28 June 2024, over running a client account discretionarily without obtaining written authorisation. The disciplinary action came after an SFC investigation following a self-report from BNP and referral of findings from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Kim was a relevant individual engaged by BNP Paribas Wealth Management and BNP Paribas from 4 December 2014 to 30 September 2016 and from 30 September 2016 to 29 March ...

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