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Justice James Spigelman AC QC NPJ, Non-Permanent Judge of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal, recently gave an address in Hong Kong entitled Justice ‘Seen to be Done’ or ‘Seem to be Done‘, in...
May 2016
On the heels of the Finance Secretary’s 2016 budget speech, Professor K C Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, discusses how Hong Kong plans to maintain its edge in the unsteady...
April 2016
Mr. Henry Litton, Former Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal, speaks about his career, his judicial philosophy and recent comments he has made about the Hong Kong judiciary which have...
February 2016
Stephen Wong, newly-appointed Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, weighs in on current data privacy developments and reveals how he plans to fortify the City’s data privacy culture during his...
January 2016
Larry Kwok, Chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Council, explains how he maintains a balanced perspective and how in his current role at the IPCC he leverages what he learned through tough...
November 2015
Simon Peh, Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, explains how the organisation has held the line against graft over the last four decades. Large touch-screen plasma...
October 2015
While Mr. Philip has a first degree and masters in law and was called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn, he is not a practising lawyer. Rather, for most of the past 25 years he has primarily held...
September 2015
In March 2015, the Environment Bureau launched a document entitled Public Consultation on the Future Development of the Electricity Market (the “Consultation Paper”) to consult the public and other...
August 2015
After resigning from the Legislative Council and Civic Party on 22 June, Ronny Tong, SC reflects on his legal and political career and reveals what he plans to do next. On Monday, 22 June 2015...
July 2015
As the academic year for law students comes to a close, the Deans from Hong Kong’s three law schools come together to discuss how legal education and the academic research environment in Hong Kong...
April 2015
Norman Lo, Director-General of Civil Aviation, provides an overview of recent air transport trends and challenges and explains what the Civil Aviation Department (“CAD”) is doing to keep Hong Kong’s...
March 2015
Carmen Chu, Executive Director (Banking Conduct) of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (“HKMA”), speaks about HKMA’s on-going initiatives to protect bank consumers, as well as expands on some important...
February 2015
Ada Chung, Registrar of Companies, talks about the Companies Registry’s vision and goals for 2015, and shares the ways in which the new Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) and the Rewrite Exercise have...
January 2015
Anna Wu was appointed Chairperson of the Hong Kong Competition Commission in May 2013. With the Competition Authority set to begin its full operations in 2015, Ms. Wu speaks about the formative...
December 2014
Mark Steward, Executive Director of the Enforcement Division of Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission, talks about the unique challenges of fighting fraud and misconduct in the securities...
November 2014
Justice Frank Stock, recently retired Vice-President of the Hong Kong Court of Appeal, shares lessons he has gathered over the course of his long and distinguished legal career as well as his hopes...
October 2014
This month, Frank Poon, Solicitor General of Hong Kong who heads the Legal Policy Division of the Department of Justice, speaks to Hong Kong Lawyer about the development of legal and dispute...
September 2014
This month, the Legislative Council’s Legal Adviser, Jimmy Ma, speaks to Hong Kong Lawyer about the way in which a public law practitioner in Hong Kong can actualise his dream through remaining...
August 2014
On 5 June, coinciding with World Anti-Counterfeiting Day, the Intellectual Property Investigation Bureau of Hong Kong Customs was highly commended by the Global Anti-Counterfeiting Group and...
July 2014
Three veteran lawyers and leaders of key international legal associations give us the low-down on the current state of legal practice, and how firms should gear up for more cross-border competition,...
February 2014