Member’s name: Chin Yu Christy Lau
Date of Hearing: 3 November 2023
Division: Hong Kong
Tribunal: One Person Tribunal
On 3 November 2023, the One Person Tribunal found Ms Lau breached:
- Article 36(a) of the 11 May 2022 Constitution, when she “committed, participated in or been involved with an Adverse Event” as defined in Article 76(d) of the 11 May 2022 Constitution as having “engaged in (i) dishonourable practice in any profession or undertaking; or (ii)“ conduct which is derogatory to, or not in the best interests of, the Company or its Members” with respect to engaging in academic misconduct.
Ms Lau admitted the Complaint prior to the convening of the Disciplinary Tribunal and consented to the Determination and imposition of the penalty below.
Penalty and Costs:
The One Person Tribunal imposed the following penalties.
- Suspension of Ms Lau’s CPA Australia membership for a period of two years.
- A Fine of AUD$1000.
The Member was ordered to pay a contribution to CPA Australia’s costs of AUD$2 000.