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Changes received as from 1 May 2021     BOREHAM KIM     ceased to be a partner of Tanner De Witt as from 01/06/2021 and remains as a consultant of the firm...
9 July 2021
CHAN HO YAN JULIANNE SIMMONS & SIMMONS CHAN LOK CHING TWINKIE LEE ROBERT LAW OFFICES...
9 July 2021
Rule 8(1) and Paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 of the Solicitors (Professional Indemnity) Rules, (Cap 159M) (“PIS Rules”) Rule 2(d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules, (Cap 159H) (“SPR”) Principle 6....
6 July 2021
Rules 2(a), (d), (e) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (Cap 159H) (“SPR”) Rule 10(6) of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules (Cap 159F) (“SAR”) Principle 2.03 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to...
6 July 2021
Principles 6.04 and 14.02 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct, Vol. 1 (3rd Ed.) (“the Guide”) Section 8AA of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap 159) (“LPO”) Rule 2(a...
6 July 2021
History of the Hong Kong Notarial System The notarial system in Hong Kong largely follows that in England and Wales. A notary public is a public officer constituted by law. In Hong Kong the...
6 July 2021
Council of the Law Society has reviewed the Crimes (Amendment) Bill 2021 (the “Amendment Bill”). The Amendment Bill was gazetted on 19 March. It seeks to amend the Crimes Ordinance (Cap. 200) to,...
6 July 2021
The Exchange also issued a consultation paper on “Review of Corporate Governance Code and Related Listing Rules” (“Consultation Paper”) on 16 April. The Consultation Paper sets out among other things...
6 July 2021
The Exchange issued a consultation paper on 31 March to seek views on its proposals to enhance and streamline the listing regime for issuers incorporated outside of Hong Kong and the People’s...
6 July 2021
Changes received as from 1 April 2021     BETTS CHRISTOPHER WAYNE     ceased to be a partner of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom as from 19/04/2021...
8 June 2021
ALPHART HANS-PETER TITUS CHAN HEI   CHAN KING YAN HO TSE WAI & PARTNERS...
8 June 2021
The Environmental Protection Department (“EPD”) issued a consultation paper on “Producer Responsibility Scheme on Plastic Beverage Containers” on 22 February (the “Consultation Paper”). As one of...
7 June 2021
Practice Direction No. 2/2021/PD dated 27 April 2021 Notarisation by Means of Video Viewing (for clients who are in Hong Kong under quarantine) Interim Measures – until further notice In...
7 June 2021
Changes received as from 1 March 2021     ASTON PAUL THOMAS     ceased to be a partner of Holman Fenwick Willan as from 01/04/2021.    ...
5 May 2021
AU MEI WAI BRIDGE ROBIN & JOHN LIU CHAN LOK FUNG WOO & CO., P.C. CHENG HEI LAM PHOEBE...
5 May 2021
The Judiciary proposes to introduce legislative amendments so that the Court may order remote hearing in civil and criminal proceedings as it sees fit, having regard to all relevant circumstances, as...
4 May 2021
In December 2020, the Outcome Related Fee Structures for Arbitration Sub-committee of the Law Reform Commission (“LRC”) launched a public consultation on Outcome Related Fee Structures (“ORFS”) for...
4 May 2021
Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap 159 (“LPO”) Hearing date: 11 November 2020 Statement of Findings and Order: 11...
4 May 2021
The Greater Bay Area Professional Forum organised by the Greater Bay Area Young Talents Association was held on 24 March to introduce the latest information on youth development in the Greater Bay...
3 May 2021
In addition to the modernised legal framework for arbitration and streamlined administration procedures, as well as close connection with Mainland China and professionals specialised in handling...
3 May 2021
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