ZhongYin is Invited to Lecture on Prevention of Legal Risks of Criminal Offences in Banking Industry
March 21, 2019, Huaxia Bank organized a wonderful lecture on rule of law. Zhou
Junli, a management committee member and a senior partner of ZhongYin Law Firm,
was invited to lecture on a specific topic, namely “Prevention of Legal Risks of
Criminal Offences in Banking Industry”. Nearly 100 employees of the head office
of Huaxia Bank listened to this lecture on site, and this lecture was shared
with nearly 1,000 employees of all of its branches across the country through synchronous
and live web-broadcast.
this lecture, based on the special legal nature, legal status and working
environment of commercial banks, Zhou Junli analyzed and described the current
situation of criminal legal risks in banking, their causes and social
influence, and explained in detail various common crimes in banking stipulated
in China's criminal code, such as the crime of illegally granting loans, the
crime of absorbing clients’ funds without crediting into appropriate account,
the crime of incompliantly issuing financial bill, the crime of loan fraud, the
crime of bill fraud, the crime of obtaining loan by deception,
the crime of accepting bribe by nongovernment employee, and the crime of fund misappropriation.
Junli also cited a large number of current hot criminal cases in the banking
industry, and by combining her rich experience in criminal defense practice,
expounded in a simple way the criminal legal risks that bank staff should pay
attention to in their daily work, and proposed corresponding prevention
measures. The content of the lecture was thought-provoking and received
applause and praise from the participants.
Junli suggested that the people present should by studying criminal law, raise their
awareness of prevention, and consciously resist all kinds of temptations, so as
to stay away from crime. She pointed out that compliant operation was an
inherent requirement for a bank's stable functioning and a responsibility that bank
staff must perform, and that bank staff should enhance their awareness of
compliance, never go beyond the bottom line of compliance work, and provide
services in strict accordance with rules and regulations and operational
procedures, so as to reduce the risk of criminal offences.
lecture is a successful and meaningful course of legal knowledge. Through this lecture,
Huaxia Bank staff have deepened their understanding of relevant financial
crimes and duty crimes, raised their awareness of business operation risks, and
it will play an important role in consolidating the bottom line for risk
prevention and control, preventing and mitigating financial risks, improving
the business environment, and so on.