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The Law Society in January received from the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (“FSTB”) a consultation paper on Enhancing Transparency of Beneficial Ownership of Hong Kong Companies...
19 April 2017
The Securities and Futures Commission (the “SFC”) in late November 2016 issued a consultation paper on its Proposals to Enhance Asset Management Regulation and Point-of-Sale Transparency. Under...
19 April 2017
CHAN LUNG JUNE commenced practice as a partner of Luk & Partners as from 13/02/2017. CHAN WING LEUNG ceased to be a partner of Partick Chan & Co. as from 01/03/2017 and the firm closed...
19 April 2017
CHAI WENWEN BAKER & MCKENZIE CHAN DA CUNHA SANTOS INES BRYAN CAVE CHIK WING KI...
10 April 2017
The Greater China Legal Affairs Committee ("GCLAC") held its annual Brainstorming Session and regular meeting, which was chaired by Vice President and Chairman of the Committee Melissa Pang, on 4...
6 April 2017
Led by Ms. Lu Xi, Director of Anti-Corruption-and-Bribery Bureau and Vice-ministerial Level Member of Procuratorial Committee of The Supreme People’s Procuratorate of the People’s Republic of China,...
6 April 2017
On 20 February, the Law Society’s Family Law Committee had a joint meeting with a few Legislative Council members and representatives from the Labour and Welfare Bureau, the Social Welfare Department...
6 April 2017
The Law Society (“Society”) and Hong Kong Academy of Law (“Academy”) organised 17 seminars in February. The Society jointly organised a seminar entitled “Cap. 622 – Three Years On” with the Hong...
6 April 2017
The Law Reform Commission (“LRC”) in April 2006 was asked to review the existing sexual offences under the criminal law. A sub-committee, chaired by Mr. Peter Duncan SC, was formed in June 2006. The...
16 March 2017
Since the launch of the Law Week in 1991, new initiatives have been introduced to meet the needs of different social segments throughout the years. For over a decade, the Young Solicitors Group (“YSG...
9 March 2017
AU MAN WAN TERESA commenced practice as the sole practitioner of Au Man Wan & Co. as from 20/01/2017. BISHOP ANDREW JOHN joined White & Case as a partner as from 06/02/2017. CHAN...
9 March 2017
CAI YUN MIN KING & WOOD MALLESONS CHAN KA HIN JEFF CHANG CHE HO...
9 March 2017
In our profession, there are always two sides to a story; the key is the ability to see it. What better way to capture the beautiful side of things than with a camera! The Photography Interest...
7 March 2017
To celebrate the 72nd Taiwan Judicial Festival, the Judicial Yuan of Taiwan, the Ministry of Justice and the Taiwan Bar Association jointly held a symposium on 11 January which attracted about 250...
7 March 2017
“Teen Talk” is one of the flagship events of the Law Society, focusing on serving young people and the broader community. The event set a new record with a total of 937 students from over 94 schools...
7 March 2017
On New Year’s Day 2017, about a dozen members of the Hiking Team and Distance Running Team participated in a joint team outing in the north east New Territories to welcome the New Year in style....
7 March 2017
The Young Solicitors Group (“YSG”) together with the Macau Lawyers Association (“MLA”) and Young Barristers’ Committee (“YBC”) of the Hong Kong Bar Association successfully co-organised a Macau Study...
7 March 2017
The 2017 Ceremonial Opening of the Legal Year was held on 9 January. Eminent bar leaders from abroad gathered in Hong Kong to experience and witness this solemn ceremony. The Law Society was honoured...
7 March 2017
The first Law Week in 1991 evinced the aspiration of the Law Society to enhance the community’s legal knowledge and to promote available legal services in the community. New features are introduced...
7 March 2017
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) highly values our members’ feedbacks and opinions as they are essential to the continuous improvement of our work. We launched the “Survey on Young Members’ Needs...
7 March 2017
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