Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Competition Commission (Commission) recently filed its third application with the Competition Tribunal (Tribunal). The Commission alleges that three companies[1] and two individuals...
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...
October 2018
On 5 September 2018, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance handed down a significant win to Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited (HKBN) in dismissing a trademark infringement claim brought against it...
October 2018
The recent explosive uncovering of the railway construction scandal by whistle-blowers not only flagged concerns about its potential impact on public safety, but also alerted employers to the...
October 2018
Hong Kong continues to keep up the pace on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) reforms in 2018. The Companies Registry (CR) has become the latest Hong Kong Government...
October 2018
The United States Supreme Court has been in the news in the past months. This quiz test readers’ knowledge of the institution. 1. The US Supreme Court was established in which year? A. 1776...
October 2018
The past three years have seen a flurry of activity in Hong Kong when it comes to competition law. The Competition Ordinance came into full effect in December 2015, and less than a year later, Brent...
October 2018
The Faculty welcomed home the first cohort of the HKU-UCL Dual Degree Programme in Law. Launched in 2016, this Programme has been attracting top students both in Hong Kong and UK. After spending 2...
October 2018
[2018] 3 HKLRD 30 District Court Employees’ Compensation Case No 1763 of 2011 Judge Katina Levy 25 May 2018 Employment law - employees' compensation - applicant asylum seeker prohibited by law...
October 2018
More than 350 new students from LLB, JD, PCLL, LLM, and LLMArbDR programmes attended the CityU Law School’s orientation on 28 August 2018. The orientation included a series of activities meant to...
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....
October 2018
• Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct • Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap.159 (“theLPO”) Hearing Date 12 May 2018 Findings and Order 27 July 2018...
October 2018
The CPD seminar “Confucianism and Chinese Law, Past and Present” delivered by Professor Normal Ho of Peking University School of Transnational Law at the CUHK Graduate Law Centre on 7 September 2018...
October 2018
[2018] 3 HKLRD 84 Court of Appeal Civil Appeal No 126 of 2017 Cheung CJHC, Lam V-P and Poon JA 1 June 2018 Employment law - employees' benefits - civil servant - civil servant entered into...
October 2018
One of the major aspects of the work of the Law Society is to promote legal knowledge to all walks of life and to raise awareness of the importance of the Rule of Law and the strength of our judicial...
October 2018
Research General Council (RGC) awarded $6 Million in Research Grant Funding (GRF) to HKU Faculty of Law in 2018-19. The 11 projects cover a range of legal topics of importance to Hong Kong, China and...
October 2018
BEASHEL ANNETTE SARAH JOLLY DLA PIPER HONG KONG CHAU LOK YEE LIBBY MINTERELLISON LLP...
October 2018
The next CPD seminar on “Party Ideology in Mainland Chinese Court Decisions since 1979” will be delivered by Professor Björn Ahl on 26 October 2018. For details and registration, please visit the...
October 2018
[2018] 3 HKLRD 133 Court of Appeal Civil Appeal No 235 of 2016 Yuen and Chu JJA and Godfrey Lam J 11 June 2018 Professions - veterinary surgeon - disciplinary proceedings - misconduct in a...
October 2018
With the assistance of the Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, the Law Society has reviewed a consultation paper released on 16 May by the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong (“LRC”)’s Review of...
October 2018