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HSBC to Pay $330M in Antwerp Fraud Settlement
A Swiss unit of HSBC has agreed to pay a record EUR 294.4 million ($330 million) to settle fraud claims against its Belgian business, which mainly served members of the Antwerp diamond trade.In 2014, a Belgian judge...
Financial-Legal Aug 07, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Nirav Modi store
What We Know About Nirav Modi’s US Companies
The $2 billion fraud allegations against Indian jewelrytycoon Nirav Modi and Gitanjali Gems chief Mehul Choksi have shocked theindustry, as well as raising questions about the wider impact on the trade.One of the first casualties...
Financial-Legal Mar 07, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Anthony Capuano, Jewelers Board of Trade
Jewelers Board of Trade Appoints Former HSBC Credit Specialist Capuano as President
The Jewelers Board of Trade (JBT) said it appointed AnthonyCapuano, a 35-year veteran of credit and lending in the gems and precious metalsindustry and former vice-president at HSBC Bank, as its new president.Capuano (pictured) was also a senior...
Financial-Legal Apr 07, 2016 Rapaport News
HSBC Leak Implicates 2,000 Names in the Diamond Trade
An analysis conducted by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), in cooperation with French newspaper Le Monde, revealed that almost 2,000 of HSBC Swiss private bank's clients are associated with the diamond industry and face...
Financial-Legal Feb 09, 2015 Jeff Miller
HSBC and Its Antwerp Diamantaire Clients Face Long Investigation
On November 17, the Belgian justice department indicted HSBC Private Bank SA, the Swiss subsidiary of HSBC Holdings, for aggravated and organized fiscal fraud, offering illegal financial services and for money laundering....
Financial-Legal Nov 26, 2014 Marc Goldstein
Titan Set to Capitalize on India's Branded Jewelry Growth
Growth in demand for branded jewelry in India is set to continue with Titan Industries well ‎positioned to capitalize on that trend, according to HSBC Global Research.‎ The report stated that Titan has the distribution and scale...
Retail Apr 23, 2012 Dilipp S Nag
HSBC Sees Robust Luxury Demand in China
Demand for luxury goods is likely to remain robust for mainland China and Hong Kong as fears of a sharp slowdown in the region appear exaggerated, according to HSBC Global Research. ''HSBC predicts that Chinese domestic demand will be strong enough to offset any potential slowdown in exports, with consumer...
Retail Sep 15, 2011 Dilipp S Nag
Belgian Court to Decide if BBI is Obliged to Show Evidence in $1B Tax Evasion Case
The Belgian newspaper Le Soir called a hidden asset scheme ''one of the most important fiscal fraud files in the country'' as reporters claimed that some 800 Belgian citizens, including many Antwerp-based diamantaires, had been transferring funds to the Swiss subsidiary of HSBC bank -- unbeknownst to the Belgian...
Financial-Legal Sep 07, 2011 Marc Goldstein
Diamdel Earns Ruban d’Honneur, Advances to Final Stage
The European Business Awards recognized more than 100 companies for the Ruban d’Honneur prize in the next to final round of this annual event. Ruban d'Honneur recipient Diamdel Antwerp was selected as one of 10 that...
Marketing Jul 29, 2011 Jeff Miller
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Jewelry Demand for Platinum Slumps in 2010
While global demand for platinum rose in 2010 by 16 percent year on year to 7.88 million ounces, the demand for the metal in jewelry manufacturing fell 14 percent to 2.42 million ounces, due to high prices and accumulated...
Mining May 16, 2011 Ricci Dipshan
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