The Last Word

Do note that these are offered as a diversion and may not necessarily be good law: 1. Artwork consisting of a second grade student’s handwritten copy of the Ten Commandments, which was used to...
April 2014
In this tome, renown experts worldwide discuss law reform, and make recommendations for strengthening the process of law reform in Hong Kong and elsewhere. Praise for the book: “This...
April 2014
Hong Kong Lawyer
March 2014
Do note that these are offered as a diversion and may not necessarily be good law: Members of operating crew of gambling boat were “seamen” within meaning of seaman’s...
March 2014
Do note that these are offered as a diversion and may not necessarily be good law: One may not wish an exclusionary rule into being by waving a magic wand; it is something that must be...
February 2014
Hong Kong Lawyer
February 2014
Do note that these are offered as a diversion and may not necessarily be good law: In a proceeding to determine custody of children, the best interests of children are not dictated nor...
January 2014
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January 2014
Do note that these are offered as a diversion and may not necessarily be good law: Generally, no person may sue himself. Council for Tribal Employment Rights v.United States, 112 Fed.Cl.231...
December 2013
Hong Kong Lawyer
December 2013
US law firm Morrison & Foerster hosted a reception on 28 October for clients and friends to mark its 30th anniversary in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong office - the firm’s first in Asia - opened...
December 2013
This bit of humour from a New Zealand daily came to our attention courtesy of a reader. It depicts a woman being means tested for income in the Greymouth District Court last month, after owing her...
November 2013
Hong Kong Lawyer
November 2013
Given the current profit squeeze in the corporate sector, insiders say it is not surprising that banks involved in dealmaking would often be at loggerheads as to who earns what and how much. Last...
November 2013
Do note that these are offered as a diversion and may not necessarily be good law: A railroad company may rightfully exclude from the ladies’ car a female passenger whose reputation is so...
November 2013
Do note that these are offered as a diversion and may not necessarily be good law: While to some degree children have right to share in each parent’s standard of living, child support...
October 2013
Hong Kong Lawyer
October 2013
Thanks to mainland China’s current anti-corruption drive, consumers ditched the practice of giving expensive mooncakes to contacts and clients – especially those in the government - during the Mid-...
October 2013
Hong Kong Lawyer
September 2013
Descendants of Richard III won a court battle last month over where to bury the medieval monarch, whose bones were found under a car park last year, but were urged not to embark on a legal version of...
September 2013