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Softball is a popular variant of baseball that originated in Chicago over a century ago. The sport travelled to Asia and got a foothold in Hong Kong. Although limited by space constraints and a...
3 April 2019
What Leadership Messages Are You Sending? Whether you are a managing partner or practice head, act like you are on stage at all times… because you are! Everything you do and say will send messages...
3 April 2019
The passing of Prof. Michael Wilkinson on 20 February 2019 marked a great loss for the Hong Kong legal community. Wilkinson first joined what was then the University of Hong Kong’s (HKU) School of...
3 April 2019
Lawn bowling is a precision sport that requires a lot of coordination of different parts of the body and the mastery of multiple simultaneous actions. Herbert Tsoi, a probate lawyer and devotee of...
12 March 2019
One look at Dr. Lee George Lam’s extensive list of qualifications and you can tell that the Chairman of Hong Kong’s global tech hub Cyberport loves to learn. His academic qualifications include: a...
11 March 2019
Michelle Chow, a consultant with Withers and passionate player of the harp, wants to use her hobby to change lives. Michelle Chow discovered the joys of playing the harp over a decade ago. Back...
12 February 2019
Christopher Leong, the president of the Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA), is committed to making a difference in the region’s legal industry. Over his 30-year-long legal career,...
31 January 2019
The Law Society Live Band “TLF” has always been the highlight at the organisation’s events. This year is no exception - the band will be playing at the Law Society’s Christmas Party on 13 December at...
4 December 2018
Mergers and acquisitions targeting Hong Kong financial firms have slumped this year, with insurance sector deals particularly hard hit, as China’s moves to tighten capital controls and crack down on...
30 November 2018
Hong Kong’s privacy commission on Thursday expressed serious concern over a data breach at Cathay Pacific Airways and urged the airline to notify passengers affected by the leak as soon as possible...
26 October 2018
The number of companies filing to go public in Hong Kong has jumped almost threefold this year, driven in part by China’s burgeoning technology sector, but they will have to contend with weaker...
19 October 2018
  Raymond Chak, managing partner of Chak & Associates, is an avid photographer who travels far and wide to pursue his passion. Raymond Chak describes himself as a fun-loving lawyer....
4 October 2018
By David Curle, Director of the Technology and Innovation Platform, Thomson Reuters It seems that every time you turn around these days, someone is discussing artificial intelligence (AI) and how...
4 October 2018
Brent Snyder, CEO of Hong Kong’s Competition Commission, shares his plans and ambitions for his three-year term as head of the fairly young antitrust watchdog, and also looks back on a rich and...
3 October 2018
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has fined Shanghai Commercial Bank Ltd $5 million (US$640,967) and reprimanded it for breaching anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing rules...
5 September 2018
Dr. Moses Cheng, chairman of the Insurance Authority shares his insights from a 43-year legal career that took him from summer intern to senior partner at P.C. Woo & Co, and also talks about his...
5 September 2018
In Raafat Imam v Life (China) Co. Ltd [2018] HKCFI 1852, the Court of First Instance refused to grant a declaration that a proposed commercial litigation funding agreement to be entered into between...
30 August 2018
Maximising resources, increasing revenue, elevating the firm’s presence: these are constant challenges law firms face today. While the legal industry has traditionally been snail paced in keeping up...
6 August 2018
Desmond Cheung takes dragon boat racing quite seriously. Once, he had to put on four pairs of pants during a very cold morning in order to go paddling. On other days, he would get into the office at...
6 August 2018
She’s broken barriers through virtually all of a marquee 50-year career as a lawyer, professor, judge and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and now, months into what promises to be a busy...
3 August 2018
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