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On 1 October 2019 Hong Kong and Mainland China brought into force an arrangement allowing the courts of each jurisdiction to award interim measures in support of arbitration seated in the other...
November 2019
An updated draft of China’s Amended Personal Information Security Specification (“Amended PIS Specification”) and proposed new amendments to the privacy specification for mobile apps (“App Privacy...
November 2019
The field of employment litigation is dominated by the tension between an employer’s ability to protect its customer base against competition from ex-employees and the extent to which they are free...
November 2019
Guided by the principle of aspiring to excellence, Kerry Properties is a world-class property development company with significant investments in key cities in the People's Republic of China (the "...
October 2019
Pride Parades in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ+) community are celebrated worldwide, as well as in many parts of Asia. However, LGBTQ+ rights are not recognised...
October 2019
INTRODUCTION The revised version of the PRC Drug Administration Law (the Revised Drug Administration Law) was approved by the Standing Committee of the PRC National People’s Congress on 26 August...
October 2019
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) conducts regular routine inspections on all licensed corporations to check their compliance with the Securities and Futures Ordinance, its subsidiary...
October 2019
Re Madbar Abdul Salam [2019] 3 HKLRD 725, [2019] HKCA 640 Court of Appeal Civil Appeal No 57 of 2019 Yeung ACJHC and Lisa Wong J 28 May, 4 June 2019 Administrative law — Torture Claims Appeal...
September 2019
CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE HKSAR v Cheung Wai Chuen [2019] 3 HKLRD 696, [2018] HKCFI 2333 Court of First Instance Magistracy Appeal No 300 of 2018 Albert Wong J 26 September, 15 October...
September 2019
AA v Securities and Futures Commission (No 3) [2019] 3 HKLRD 790, [2019] HKCFI 1703 Court of First Instance Constitutional and Administrative Law List No 41 of 2016 Zervos JA 9 July 2019...
September 2019
HKSAR v Cheng Ling Ling [2019] 3 HKLRD 797, [2019] HKCA 636 Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal No 66 of 2018 Macrae V-P and Zervos JA 6 June, 9 July 2019 Criminal sentencing — trafficking —...
September 2019
On 7 August 2019, the Singapore Convention on Mediation (“Singapore Convention”), was signed by 46 countries (link), including China, the United States, Singapore, India and South Korea. ...
September 2019
NEW HAGUE CONVENTION ON ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN JUDGMENTS On 2 July 2019, the Hague Conference on Private International Law announced the conclusion of a new international convention, the Hague...
September 2019
In P v. M [2019] HKCFI 1864; HCCT 6/2019 (24 July 2019), the Hong Kong Court of First Instance set aside parts of  domestic arbitral awards on the basis of procedural concerns which it...
September 2019
CIVIL EVIDENCE Yam Lai Chau v Yam Hing Kuen [2019] 3 HKLRD 547, [2019] HKDC 826, [2019] HKEC 1947 District Court Personal Injuries Action No 726 of 2017 Deputy Judge Kate Li 11, 12, 14, 20...
September 2019
CRIMINAL SENTENCING HKSAR v Tang Ho Yin [2019] 3 HKLRD 502, [2019] HKCA 611, [2019] HKEC 1742 Court of Appeal Criminal Appeal No 113 of 2018 Macrae V-P, Pang and Zervos JJA 28 May, 5 June...
September 2019
TORT Ho Kwok Kei v AS Watson & Co, Ltd [2019] 3 HKLRD 592, [2019] HKCFI 1618, [2019] HKEC 2039 Court of First Instance Personal Injuries Action No 325 of 2016 Godfrey Lam J 23–26 October...
September 2019
COMPANY LAW Yeung Bing Kwong Kenneth v Mount Oscar Ltd [2019] 3 HKLRD 575, [2019] HKCA 688, [2019] HKEC 2006 Court of Appeal Civil Appeal No 26 of 2019 Kwan V-P, Yuen and Au JJA 11, 26 June...
September 2019
Differential treatment on the basis of relationship status is widespread in Hong Kong. In areas as diverse as taxation, anti-discrimination and criminal matters, the law does not recognise civil...
August 2019
There have been a number of high-profile defamation cases reported in the news in recent years, and as social media usage continues to grow, the number of defamation claims brought before the courts...
August 2019