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Hong Kong: Competition Commission head wants more jail time

 |  November 6, 2017

Competition Commission head Brent Snyder said he believed the most effective way to crack down on corporate malpractice is by holding individuals accountable. The former American prosecutor was spelling out his vision and plans for the coming years.

Despite its relatively short history, the commission welcomed its third chief executive in four years. Snyder succeeded Rose Webb, who earlier stepped down for family reasons.

“I never thought I would have the opportunity to actually live here someday, and be a member of the commission,” he said as he met the press for the first time since beginning his three-year term in September.

Parachuting in from the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division, where he worked for 14 years, Snyder now finds himself under a different system in Hong Kong even though the job is of a similar nature.

Full Content: South China Morning Post

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