Court orders Hontex to file defence in two weeks

28 Nov 2011



The Court of First Instance today ordered Hontex International Holdings Company Limited (Hontex) to file the defence to the Statement of Claim of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) by 12 December 2011(Note 1).

According to orders made by the Court of First Instance on 22 July 2011, Hontex had to file the defence within 56 days which is on or before 25 November 2011.

Hontex told the Court today that it needed more time to prepare the defence. The Court eventually granted Hontex a two-week extension (Note 2).

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Notes:
1. The SFC filed the Statement of Claim in its proceedings against Hontex on 30 September 2011.
2. Please see SFC’s press release dated 3 October 2011 for further details about the SFC’s case against Hontex.




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