Hong Kong

Arbitration is a consensual process; it can only take place if the parties have agreed to submit their dispute to arbitration. With regard to applying for interim relief in arbitration, whilst the...
July 2019
Professions — architects — disciplinary proceedings — inquiry committee — no reasons given by committee for findings — decision confirmed by review committee — whether appellate court...
July 2019
On 9th May 2019, the School of Law of CityU, the Centre for Judicial Education and Research of CityU and The EU-China Legal and Judicial Cooperation (EUPLANT) jointly organized a one day...
July 2019
The new dual degree of Bachelor of Laws at HKU and of Bachelor of Laws at Peking University (PKU) will be launched in September 2019. The degree requires five years of study, with students spending...
July 2019
Employment law — employee’s benefits — statutory entitlements — statutory entitlements to be reduced by payment of “team based” commission and team leader bonus — commission and bonus constituted...
July 2019
The Journal of World Investment & Trade has published a special issue on “China’s External Energy Security: Energy Trade and Investment Along the ‘Belt and Road’”. This special issue is the...
July 2019
In April 2019, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the Securities and Futures Commission jointly issued a consultation paper on “Enhancements to the OTC derivatives regime for Hong Kong” (“...
July 2019
Hong Kong has been slowly moving towards greater equality at the higher levels of the judiciary with the appointement last year of Beverly McLachlin and Brenda Hale as Non-Permanent Judges of the...
July 2019
Arbitration — appeal — leave to appeal — arbitral award — application for leave to appeal on point of law against arbitral award — not appropriate to rely on strong prima facie case approach for “...
July 2019
On June 11, 2019, the Centre for Comparative and Public Law of Faculty of Law held the Conference on “Extradition Law and Human Rights: Does the Hong Kong Government’s Bill Provide Sufficient...
July 2019
Human rights — habeas corpus — request for surrender of fugitive offender to foreign jurisdiction — documents to be produced to committal court — authentication of affidavits relied upon by...
July 2019
CUHK Law is hosting the following conferences at its Graduate Law Centre in Central from August 2019 to January 2020: “Beyond Goods: Trade in Services and Investment in a Climate of Trade...
July 2019
Sebastian Ko likes to find new ways to apply technology to boost his productivity. This is kind of his obsession. Technology, he believes, allows him to leave the office during more sociable hours...
July 2019
Criminal law and procedure — appeal — order for “loss of time” — approach — renewed leave application wholly unmeritorious and pursued after due warning of power to order “loss of time” — in such...
July 2019
On 17 May 2019, the Sir TL Yang Society of CUHK Law held its annual High Table Dinner at the Hong Kong Jockey Club in Happy Valley Racecourse.  Around 180 students, academic staff, guests and...
July 2019
Mental health — mentally incapacitated person (MIP) — appointment of committee — test and approach when deciding whether to appoint committee for MIP — Mental Health Ordinance (Cap. 136) Pt.II...
July 2019
City University of Hong Kong has collaborated with the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China and National Judges College since 2009. Together they have organized a number of...
July 2019
The ability to resolve the full range of life’s diverse disputes by applying legal principles which have emerged over time through case precedent, is the elegant beauty of the common law. Yet it is a...
July 2019
Criminal sentencing — road traffic offences — dangerous driving — driving whilst disqualified — using motor vehicle without third party insurance — driving worst of its kind — blatant disregard for...
July 2019
In a field of 70 teams from around the world, the CUHK Law team took first-runner up of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Moot Competition held in The Hague, the Netherlands, from 2-7 June 2019...
July 2019