Hong Kong

Rising Above: The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection Truth be told, I was initially not very interested when I was invited to visit an exhibition on African American art and...
February 2017
Hong Kong’s forthcoming “manager-in-charge” regime will likely increase the risk of the Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) taking enforcement action against senior managers, given the personal...
February 2017
The late disclosure of price-sensitive information to the market is not impacted by whether or not trading in the shares of a listed company is suspended, Hong Kong's Market Misconduct...
February 2017
In the latest twist in a long-running dispute between Malaysian broadcaster Astro Group and Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group, a Lippo Group entity has failed to overturn a Hong Kong Court of First...
February 2017
AGGARWAL JAY SHREE ceased to be a partner of Kwok Yih & Chan as from 03/01/2017 and remains as a consultant of the firm. CHAN CHEUK WAH ceased to be a partner of C.W. Chan & Co. as from...
February 2017
CUHK Law alumni Keith Cheung (PCLL 2016; JD 2015, CUHK) and Cynthia Or (PCLL 2015; JD 2014, CUHK) participated in the Essex Court Chambers – Singapore Academy of Law (ECC-SAL) International Mooting...
February 2017
On the evening of 12 December 2016, the School of Law of City University of Hong Kong (CityU) held the School Graduation Ceremony in the Wong Cheung Lo Hui Yuet Hall in the Lau Ming Wai Academic...
February 2017
The Faculty of Law of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) presented the results of a questionnaire survey entitled “Ascertaining the need for Special Needs Trusts in Hong Kong” on 10 January 2017. The...
February 2017
Injunctions – interlocutory injunction – infringement of biotechnology-related patent – whether plaintiff would suffer serious and irreparable damage if injunction not granted – inordinate delay...
February 2017
Enhancement of sentence – reasons for not enhancing sentence, which would normally be enhanced due to presence of aggravating factor, should be given The indictment contained two counts of...
February 2017
Parties – intervener – application for leave to intervene in action to conduct defence on behalf of company in liquidation improper – application should be made in winding-up proceedings under s.200(...
February 2017
Costs – patent infringement – unmeritorious interlocutory application – modern approach to costs In intellectual property proceedings for an interlocutory injunction, the Judge held that Ps were...
February 2017
Corruption and bribery offences – meaning of “agent” and “other document” for the purpose of s. 9(3) of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance – deception on company by sole directors of that company...
February 2017
BU QINGQING HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS CHAN KA SHING GILBERT DEACONS CHAN HAU LIM...
February 2017
Costs – gross sum assessment – reasons for assessment – although no general duty to give reasons for costs orders, court could in appropriate case explain assessment by giving breakdown – did not...
February 2017
Common assault – whether Magistrate erred in approach to prosecution evidence, including photograph of alleged assault – whether erred in approach to defence evidence D was convicted of common...
February 2017
The Court of Appeal’s interesting judgment in Registrar of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants v Wong & Anor [2016] 4 HKLRD 763*, demonstrates a general reluctance on...
February 2017
The Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised 15 seminars in December 2016. A seminar entitled “Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Privacy” was held on 12 December 2016. It introduced...
February 2017
The Property Management Services Ordinance (Cap. 626) (“Ordinance”) was enacted in October 2016. The Ordinance aims to promote the integrity and standard of property management services, by providing...
February 2017
Currently, there are about 9,000 solicitors holding a practising certificate. Out of them, about 50 percent are holding a practising certificate that does not have any prohibition against the holder...
February 2017