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I am excited to commence my tenure as the Lead Editor of Hong Kong Lawyer. I look forward to sharing information and industry insights that will not only keep our readers informed but will also...
December 2018
The 13th Advanced Programme for Chinese Senior Judges was successfully concluded on 31 October 2018. From 18-31 October 2018, meetings and discussions in various forms were arranged for 16 Chinese...
December 2018
Upcoming Halloween Seminar Professor Christopher Gane, Dean of the Faculty of Law at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (“CUHK Law”) will deliver his annual Halloween seminar on “From Beyond the...
December 2018
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) released[1] on Nov. 23, 2018 its recommendations[2] on the types of data regulators should be collecting from financial institutions (FIs) regarding compensation...
December 2018
The HKU Law Video Archive (https://video.law.hku.hk/), introduced in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Faculty, contains video and audio files of important public lectures by eminent...
December 2018
The CityU Information Day 2018 was held on Saturday 13 October from 9:30am to 5:30pm. The School of Law (“SLW”) set up display boards and organised various activities to promote the undergraduate...
December 2018
On Nov. 16, 2018, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (SEHK) published: the findings of its latest review of listed companies' corporate governance; and updated guidance materials on...
December 2018
Jurisprudence is the study of law and legal institutions in their social, philosophical, and historical contexts. The lecture “Sapientia et Virtus – The Contributions of Jurisprudence” by Scott...
December 2018
AU LOK YIU SIT, FUNG, KWONG & SHUM, SOLICITORS AU-YEUNG CHE YIN  ...
December 2018
BERKELEY KATHLEEN MARGARET became a partner of Ropes & Gray as from 01/11/2018.   BINDRA BALBIR SINGH ceased to be a partner of Ince & Co. as from 09/11/2018.   CHAN...
December 2018
The book talk on 11 October 2018 brought together two prominent alumni of the Faculty, Professor Johannes Chan and Dr Margaret Ng, to talk about their recently published recollections on law and...
December 2018
Japan slid three places to seventh in a widely watched ranking of corporate governance in Asia, tying with India but languishing behind the likes of Thailand and Malaysia. The fall is part of a...
December 2018
One of the Faculty’s greatest assets is its alumni. Thanks to the support of the HKU Law Alumni Association (HKULAA) and 46 mentors who selflessly shared their life experiences and insights, 85 first...
December 2018
Rule 2(a),(c) and (d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (“SPR”) A solicitor shall not, in the course of practising as a solicitor, do or permit to be done on his behalf anything which...
December 2018
This year, Halloween at CUHK Law was marked by an annual Halloween themed legal seminar delivered by the Faculty Dean Professor Christopher Gane. The seminar, titled “From beyond the Grave, Ghosts,...
December 2018
This year’s Christmas quiz, as for previous years, is to match names to photos. This year we feature court buildings from, principally, common law jurisdictions around the world. Match the court name...
December 2018
Qualification as a legal practitioner has been stereotyped traditionally as leading to a career in law firm practice. Nevertheless, lawyers with their unique skill set are also suited to play active...
December 2018
A new ground-breaking cross-disciplinary Masters programme offered by the Faculty of Law will see its first intake of students in September 2019. The new programme, the Master of Laws in Medical...
December 2018
The news of US$23 million being swindled out of a businesswoman in an online romance scam hit the headline recently in Hong Kong. Readers may find such news hard to believe, considering the amount of...
December 2018