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Ex-BofA lawyer jailed in Hong Kong over police assault allegations

Techly360 | 08/02/2022 01:27 PM | Click to read full article

A former Bank of America lawyer in Hong Kong has been sent back to prison for assaulting a plainclothes police officer during pro-democracy protests two years ago, in a case that analysts said highlighted the legal risks for foreigners working in the city.

Hong Kong’s High Court on Tuesday rejected the appeal of Samuel Bickett, an American former compliance director at BofA.