(Corrects spelling of Hong Kong in headline.)
The commission obtained warrants to search the company’s premises on July 5 and 6, the report said.
The probe was revealed in a writ filed by Real Gold against the commission in Hong Kong High Court yesterday, saying the regulator may have obtained files protected by “lawyer-client privilege,” the newspaper said.
Several calls to Real Gold’s Hong Kong and China offices made before business hours went unanswered. A message left at Esther Lau of Strategic Financial Relations (China) Ltd., Real Gold’s public relations company, was not returned.
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