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AU CHING HAR NIXON PEABODY CWL CHAN TSZ WAI MICHELLE YUNG, YU, YUEN & CO....
July 2020
Conference on Restructurings of Companies in Financial Distress: Global and Asian Perspectives​ On 10 and 11 June 2020, Hong Kong Commercial and Maritime Law Centre (HKCML), School of Law, City...
July 2020
CUHK LAW successfully organised the 5th Year Greater China Legal History Seminar Series. The eight seminars drew interests from local and overseas audience with more than 4,160 registrations. CUHK...
July 2020
Mental health — compulsory detention at hospital — action for alleged personal injury arising out of compulsory detention — application for leave to commence proceedings under s. 69(2) — reasonably...
July 2020
Hong Kong’s regulator of personal data confirmed in an April 2020 report that online data breaches are the current and future enforcement priority. This report followed proposed changes to the...
July 2020
In the words of Richard M Mosk, “whenever money is at stake, there is potential for misbehaviour”. Prior to the Civil Justice Reform (CJR), lawyers were sometimes taking on and initiating frivolous...
July 2020
The novel coronavirus, now officially known as COVID-19, which first broke out in China’s Wuhan in December 2019 and later developed into a pandemic, has up to now ravaged the whole world for almost...
July 2020
A Synergistic Partnership between Academia and Industry to Steer FinTech Development and Groom World-Class Talents The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited...
July 2020
There is an old saying, “to err is human”. But what about machines? Is humanity imposing double standards on artificial intelligence? Introduction COVID-19 has wreaked havoc of magnitude...
July 2020
Changes received as from 1 May 2020   BERSANI MATTHEW DONALD ceased to be a partner of Shearman & Sterling as from 08/05/2020.​ CAMERON DAVID HAUSER ceased to be a...
July 2020
On the 28th May 2020 as part of the launch of the ULaw Hong Kong Alumni Network (ULaw HKAN) Mr. Dennis Cai, the Deputy Chief Operating Officer of eBRAM (Business related arbitration and mediation),...
July 2020
Cross-Border Legal Issues Dialogue Seminar: “Jurisdiction and Forum Disputes in Family Proceedings” CUHK LAW organised the Cross-Border Legal Issues Dialogue Seminar Series to provide a forum for...
July 2020
I’ve kept order among Cambridge dons when they’ve overstepped the mark on the touchline while students have been kicking lumps out of each other. I’ve refereed international players in Cuba’s...
July 2020
Abstract This article provides the readers with an update on the recent legal responses in the PRC to the Covid-19 related cases as well as a general overview on the doctrines of force majeure and...
July 2020
On 28 May 2020, the Third Plenary Meeting of the 13th National People’s Congress passed the much anticipated Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China (Civil Code). When it comes into force on 1...
July 2020
Congratulations to the CUHK LAW team on winning the 2020 International Criminal Court (ICC) Moot Court Competition!  In this year’s competition, the CUHK LAW team outperformed 70 teams from...
July 2020
In Competition Commission v W Hing Construction Co Ltd and Others [2020] HKCT 1 (29 April 2020) (“the judgment”), the Competition Tribunal (Godfrey Lam J, President) granted a declaration...
July 2020
The principal duty for directors exercising their decision-making power is to act in good faith for the benefit of the company as a whole. When it comes to making business decisions in complex...
July 2020
  1. How many years (of drafting, discussion and consultation) did it take for the Civil Justice Reform (CJR) to come into effect? A.   ​Approximately 3 years​ B.  ...
July 2020
The Hong Kong Committee on Children’s Rights has commissioned Professor Anne Scully-Johnson to conduct “The Baseline Study on the Implementation of UNCRC Article 12 in Hong Kong” to illustrate the...
July 2020