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Notice Inviting Claims in respect of Great Honest Investment Company Limited

  The Investor Compensation Company Limited (ICC) invites clients of Great Honest Investment Company Limited (Great Honest) who believe they may have sustained a loss as a result of default by Great Honest to lodge an application for compensation against the Investor Compensation Fund (ICF).

Claims may be lodged by post or in person with the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) at 8th Floor, Chater House, 8 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong. Claims must be submitted in the specified form and must reach the SFC on or before 22 August 2008. Claim forms can be downloaded from the ICC's website ( or collected from the SFC's office at the above address.

Claim forms must be duly completed and signed, and submitted together with the documents specified in the form. Claims lodged after 22 August 2008 may be disallowed.

It is important to note that the submissions of claim forms or other information to Mr John Lees (currently appointed by the High Court as administrator of Great Honest) will not be accepted as submissions of claims for compensation against the ICF, and separate applications must be lodged with the SFC as noted above.

An acknowledgement of receipt of the claim form will be issued and sent to claimants by post within seven days of receipt. Claimants who do not receive an acknowledgement within seven days should follow up promptly with the ICC.

Claimants who have already lodged a claim for compensation with the ICC need not submit their claim again, but should follow up with the ICC if an acknowledgement of receipt from the ICC has not been received.

Other information about the ICF is available on the website of the ICC.