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CARLSTEDT EVA CAROLINA BRYAN CAVE LEIGHTON PAISNER LLP CHAN CHUN KING LEO WOO KWAN LEE &LO...
6 November 2020
Changes received as from 1 September 2020   BISHOP ANDREW JOHN ceased to be a partner of White & Case as from 17/09/2020 and joined Latham & Watkins LLP as a consultant...
6 November 2020
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Exchange”) in July issued a consultation paper on its proposals to introduce a paperless listing & subscription regime, online display of documents...
5 November 2020
In August, the Insurance Authority (“IA”) published the Consultation Paper on Draft Insurance (Group Capital) Rules (“Group Capital Rules”) for public consultation. IA indicated that the Group...
5 November 2020
The Law Society received a Government consultation paper on the “Proposed Introduction of Offences of Voyeurism, Intimate Prying, Non-consensual Photography of Intimate Parts, and Related Offences”....
5 November 2020
The Law Society responded to the Public Consultation on the Chief Executive’s Policy Address 2020 with the assistance of 13 specialist committees. A joint submission was prepared and was endorsed by...
5 November 2020
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Exchange”) on 7 August published a consultation paper in relation to changes on its disciplinary regime (the “Consultation Paper”). The Consultation...
5 November 2020
  With an objective to find technology solutions and co-create impactful and practical solutions with selected innovation providers that best-fit members’ needs in legal practices, The Law...
5 November 2020
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Guangdong Federation of Industry & Commerce jointly organised a webinar on “Practicalities for Handling Dispute Resolution and Risk Management by...
5 November 2020
Organised by the Taiwan Bar Association, the Annual Celebration Ceremony for Taiwan Lawyers was held on 5 to 6 September. Greater China Legal Affairs Committee member Ronald Kan, who was in Taiwan...
5 November 2020
The Law Society held its first Greater Bay Area online seminar on 26 September, focusing on the laws of succession in the Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau. The seminar was moderated by Mr. Neville Cheng...
5 November 2020
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 29 courses and seminars by webinars in September which were attended by over 2,500 participants.  One was the “Challenges of InsurTech” held on 15...
5 November 2020
Changes received as from 1 August 2020  CHEN RODNEY DERK-YUNG ceased to be a partner of SF Lawyers as from 09/09/2020. CHIU CHO CHIU ceased to be a partner of Fairbairn...
15 October 2020
  BENTON CHARLOTTE LOUISE HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS   CARTMELL CHRISTOPHER...
14 October 2020
In this Court of Appeal case of Xu Yi Jun v GF Capital (Hong Kong) Limited (CACV 502 & 577 / 2019), the Court considered whether an employer can withhold a bonus payment after the payment due...
12 October 2020
News from Hong Kong Society of Notaries The last Notaries Public Examination was held in 2019. Fifty out of 243 candidates who sat for examination passed the qualifying examination. As at the...
12 October 2020
The Law Society remains abreast of major developments across different legal markets by sending representatives and young lawyers to attend selected international events regularly. Because of the...
12 October 2020
  The Law Society devotes much effort to creating international exchange opportunities for our members, both to enable them to maintain continuous professional development and to develop...
12 October 2020
Representatives of the Law Society participated in the Straits Law Forum via online platform this year.   At the invitation of the Fujian Cultural and Economic Exchange Centre, the Law...
12 October 2020
In Hong Kong, over 10,000 road traffic accidents take place every year. For an injured driver, passenger or pedestrian who is not at fault, the usual practice is that the he or she would give a...
11 September 2020
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