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Club Lunch: Money Laundering, Tall Poppies and Birmingham City

Will Giles, Hong Kong Solicitor
Daniel Ivery, Journalist, Birmingham City Fan

12:45PM – LUNCH

Carson Yeung’s journey from apprentice hairdresser to English Premier League football team owner and then convicted money launderer has taken fans of Birmingham City and Hong Kong’s financial and legal systems on a roller coaster.

Will Giles will talk about the city’s money laundering laws and how they have been exercised by prosecutors and judges. Daniel Ivery will talk about foreign ownership in British football and the challenges faced by the sport’s authorities. Mr. Giles and Mr. Ivery are co-authors of the book, “Haircuts & League Cups”.

Will Giles is a Hong Kong solicitor with 24 years’ experience in the Courts of Hong Kong. Daniel Ivery is a U.K-based journalist who writes, edits and owns the Birmingham City website “Often Partisan”. He has written extensively on football and football ownership for UK websites and newspapers.

$150 (MEMBERS) $250 (GUESTS)

Please reserve with the FCC concierge at (tel) 2521 1511, (fax) 2868 4092
or (email)


Confirmation will be sent to you once your booking is accepted. If you do not receive a confirmation within two working days, please contact our Concierge.
Please indicate your preference of dishes (fish, chicken, vegetable or vegan) when placing the booking.
Guests who arrive after 1:10pm will be served lunch only after the event ends.
No cancellations will be accepted after noon on Wednesday, September 24
Cream of Tomato with Pesto Croutons
Roast Chicken Breast with Mushroom Sauce
Pimentos Rice and Asian Vegetables
Seared Salmon Fillet with Mustard Dill Sauce
Pimentos Rice and Asian Vegetables
Coffee or Tea
Petit Fours

Vegetarian Menu
Cream of Tomato with Pesto Croutons
Stir-fried Asian Vegetable and Asparagus
with Olive Oil
Coffee or Tea
Petit Four

Speaker: Speakers: Will Giles, Hong Kong Solicitori Daniel Ivery, Journalist, Birmingham City Fan,

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