Hong Kong

In a detailed report produced for the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), Syren Johnstone and Say H Goo, both from the Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong, have...
August 2018
In recognition of its research quality and the combined analysis of elements of public international law, international economic law and soft law, CUHK Law PhD student Dini Sejko’s paper “United...
August 2018
Taxation - stamp duty - chargeability - deed of family arrangement and deed of assent - whether chargeable with stamp duty - whether transfer of interest under deeds by one of three beneficiaries of...
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...
August 2018
Established in 1969, The Faculty of Law of The University of Hong Kong is the first law school in Hong Kong and one of the most prestigious law schools internationally. The Faculty kicked off its...
August 2018
Co-organised by the Faculty of Law of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (“CUHK Law”) and the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies of KU Leuven, under the auspices of the Jean Monnet Network...
August 2018
Administrative law - Long-term Prison Sentences Review Board - refusal to recommend converting indeterminate prison sentence to determinate one - whether Board erred in refusing to indicate any "...
August 2018
In April 2018, the Civil Aviation Department (“CAD”) released a consultation paper (“Consultation Paper”) on the regulation of unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS”), commonly known as “drones’, for...
August 2018
The Rt. Hon the Lord Jonathan Mance, former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom delivered the 23rd Goff Arbitration Lecture on 9 July 2018 at City University of Hong Kong. The lecture...
August 2018
The last CPD seminar “The History of Consumer Law in Hong Kong: Just a Series of Failed Endeavours” of the Greater China Legal History Seminar Series 2017-18 was delivered by Professor Geraint...
August 2018
BLAIR RICHARD SIMON FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER CHAN DO DO EMPEROR INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LIMITED...
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...
August 2018
As the first of a series of events to celebrate the its 50th anniversary, the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong co-organized with its Centre for Comparative and Public Law (CCPL) and the...
August 2018
As the knowledge-based economy has become more prevalent in recent years, intellectual property protection is more crucial than ever. Intellectual property is more commonly thought of as Patents,...
August 2018
Legal profession - barristers - admission - "fit and proper" criterion - old criminal conviction for indecent assault - proper approach to whether criterion under s.27 satisfied - Legal Practitioners...
August 2018
(updated as of 31 May 2018): Members (with or without practising certificate) 10,930 Members with practising certificate 9,549 (out of whom, 7,166 (75%)...
August 2018
The Recreation and Sports Programme (the “Programme”) is an annual programme under the Recreation and Sports Committee (“RSC”). It aims at encouraging members to lead a balanced life within demanding...
August 2018
This international symposium on “The Shifting Boundaries of Criminal Law: A Chinese-Common Law Dialogue” was held at CUHK Law on 13-15 April 2018 where more than 20 academics and leading experts on...
August 2018
• AHUJA SHEILA ceased to be a partner of Allen & Overy as from 19/06/2018.   • ATHANAS JOSEF SPIRO became a partner of Latham & Watkins as from 01/07/2018....
August 2018
Beverley McLachlin has held a truly chequered career. She was the first woman to become the chief justice of Canada, and the longest-serving holder of that role. During her 37 years as a judge - and...
August 2018