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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
During the week, she is in her office providing legal services to her clients. On weekends, she is almost always on the golf course, playing the sport or guiding other golfers. Life, to Candi Anna...
9 July 2018
The Hong Kong Law Society maintains a Roll of Honour, which consists of the names of solicitors who have distinguished themselves through their service to the Law Society or its Council, by their...
6 July 2018
With the passage of the Arbitration and Mediation Legislation (Third Party Funding) (Amendment) Bill 2016 through the Legislative Council of Hong Kong ("Legco") in near record time, we asked the...
23 June 2017
On 9 March 2017, the Hong Kong Law Society’s Academy of Law launched its inaugural Annual Insolvency Law and Practice Conference. The hugely popular event took place in a packed auditorium of the...
19 April 2017
The annual "Anti-Money Laundering Seminar for Lawyers", was held at the Hong Kong Central Library, in front of a well-attended CPD/RME audience on Friday, 7 October 2016.  We reflect on certain...
18 October 2016
As noted in several pages of the April 2016 edition of the Hong Kong Lawyer, the use of predictive coding software as part of an e-discovery exercise was approved for the first time in civil...
13 July 2016
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