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Facts X was licensed by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (the HKMA) to issue and operate prepaid cards, namely, anonymous cards, personal cards and co-brand cards. X decided to cease business in...
7 June 2021
Facts X, the sole equity partner and managing partner of a firm of solicitors, applied for leave to apply for judicial review of four decisions by the Council of The Law Society. The first...
7 June 2021
At first instance and on appeal, these judicial review applicants (Xs) contended that the New Territories Small House Policy (the SHP) was unconstitutional in its entirety for three reasons. First,...
4 May 2021
[Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap.32) s.182] C, an insolvent company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd, applied for a validation...
4 May 2021
P, a shareholder of Convoy Global Holdings Ltd (CG), commenced two common law derivative actions. The claim in HCA 1479/2018 related to the fact that between February and October 2016, Forthwise...
4 May 2021
Facts D pleaded guilty to a charge under s.17 of the Summary Offences Ordinance (Cap.228) of possession of an offensive weapon with intent to use it for an unlawful purpose and was sentenced to 4...
7 April 2021
Facts After a police constable (PW1) used his firearm during a public order event and a 21-year-old person was injured by one shot, D posted on his Facebook account four doxxing messages...
7 April 2021
It’s a sport played by royals, sultans, tycoons, and sports enthusiasts. Polo is arguably one of the oldest team sports, and Taylor Hui, partner at Deacons, is a vocal proponent of it in Hong Kong...
5 March 2021
Facts D1 and D2 (Ds), aged 14 at the time of the offence, each pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful assembly, which lasted over an hour and involved about 100 protestors. Most protestors were...
4 March 2021
Facts D was unanimously convicted on two counts of trafficking in dangerous drugs after trial before a Judge and a jury in the High Court. Police officers apprehended D outside a flat of which D...
4 March 2021
Facts The Hong Kong Journalists Association (the HKJA) sought judicial review of what it complained of as a failure of the Police to facilitate, and not to hinder, lawful journalistic activities...
4 March 2021
Ada Chung, who was appointed as the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data last September, already has an accomplished career till date. Besides being a qualified barrister and a Certified Public...
2 March 2021
Facts C was a listed company incorporated in Hong Kong held by AGL, also a listed company in Hong Kong. A direct wholly-owned subsidiary of AGL (the Offeror) put forward a scheme of arrangement to...
9 February 2021
Facts In light of the increased doxxing activities directed at judges and judicial officers and their family members arising from recent protests and public order events, the Secretary for Justice...
9 February 2021
Facts These were five applications for judicial review. One issue was common to all the applications. Two additional issues were raised in HCAL 2915/2019 brought by the Hong Kong Journalists...
9 February 2021
Picture yourself onstage, in front of an audience waiting to hear you interpret the lyrics of the song that you are about to sing. Then picture yourself a few hours later in a conference room working...
9 February 2021
Standing in front of the wardrobe to choose an outfit to wear, some may play by the rules. If you are Chris Chuang, however, even a small accessory can be a way to defy convention. Lawyers,...
8 January 2021
Curiosity has led Bonnie Chan Yiting through the myriad of zig zags in her career. The current Head of Listing at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) was born and bred in Hong Kong. After...
8 January 2021
AGM on 18 November This year, Hong Kong Society of Notaries’ Annual General Meeting was held on 18 November at The Hong Kong Club, followed by the Members’ Dinner Gathering.  Ms. Au Miu Po...
7 January 2021
HKFO Chairman and Music Director Sean Li in 2020 Barrister Sean Li pursues his passion for music as conductor of the Hong Kong Festival Orchestra, which he founded. What do you do, as an up-and...
31 December 2020
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