Hong Kong

There is an old saying, “to err is human”. But what about machines? Is humanity imposing double standards on artificial intelligence? Introduction COVID-19 has wreaked havoc of magnitude...
July 2020
Changes received as from 1 May 2020   BERSANI MATTHEW DONALD ceased to be a partner of Shearman & Sterling as from 08/05/2020.​ CAMERON DAVID HAUSER ceased to be a...
July 2020
On the 28th May 2020 as part of the launch of the ULaw Hong Kong Alumni Network (ULaw HKAN) Mr. Dennis Cai, the Deputy Chief Operating Officer of eBRAM (Business related arbitration and mediation),...
July 2020
Cross-Border Legal Issues Dialogue Seminar: “Jurisdiction and Forum Disputes in Family Proceedings” CUHK LAW organised the Cross-Border Legal Issues Dialogue Seminar Series to provide a forum for...
July 2020
I’ve kept order among Cambridge dons when they’ve overstepped the mark on the touchline while students have been kicking lumps out of each other. I’ve refereed international players in Cuba’s...
July 2020
Abstract This article provides the readers with an update on the recent legal responses in the PRC to the Covid-19 related cases as well as a general overview on the doctrines of force majeure and...
July 2020
On 28 May 2020, the Third Plenary Meeting of the 13th National People’s Congress passed the much anticipated Civil Code of the People’s Republic of China (Civil Code). When it comes into force on 1...
July 2020
Congratulations to the CUHK LAW team on winning the 2020 International Criminal Court (ICC) Moot Court Competition!  In this year’s competition, the CUHK LAW team outperformed 70 teams from...
July 2020
In Competition Commission v W Hing Construction Co Ltd and Others [2020] HKCT 1 (29 April 2020) (“the judgment”), the Competition Tribunal (Godfrey Lam J, President) granted a declaration...
July 2020
The principal duty for directors exercising their decision-making power is to act in good faith for the benefit of the company as a whole. When it comes to making business decisions in complex...
July 2020
  1. How many years (of drafting, discussion and consultation) did it take for the Civil Justice Reform (CJR) to come into effect? A.   ​Approximately 3 years​ B.  ...
July 2020
The Hong Kong Committee on Children’s Rights has commissioned Professor Anne Scully-Johnson to conduct “The Baseline Study on the Implementation of UNCRC Article 12 in Hong Kong” to illustrate the...
July 2020
The Faculty has just celebrated its 50th Anniversary and is extremely fortunate to have three colleagues – Former Deans Professors Albert Chen and Johannes Chan SC (Hon), and Mr Michael Jackson – who...
July 2020
In the matter of Solicitors Regulation Authority (England & Wales) v A Solicitor (Case No. 12046-2020), a respondent solicitor has been struck off for deliberately misleading the other...
July 2020
On 28 May 2020, the Third Plenary Meeting of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) passed the Decision on Establishing and Improving the Legal System and Enforcement Mechanisms for the Hong Kong...
July 2020
The annual CUHK LAW Scholarships and Prizes Presentation Ceremony took place on 29 May 2020. Held online for the first time, the ceremony presented over 120 scholarships and prizes to academically...
July 2020
Administrative law — Director of Administration — scheme requiring applications for use of East Wing Forecourt of Central Government Offices (CGO) for public meetings and processions — forecourt not...
July 2020
Watching films and TV shows on streaming platforms is increasingly popular. Are you aware that you may be watched at the same time?  While the COVID-19 is causing a tough blow to many...
July 2020
If you google "negotiation tricks" you will get more than five million results. False facts, good cop/bad cop, take it or leave it, the twitch, the jet-lag, it's different over here... and...
July 2020
Property Law Seminar: “Regulatory Overview of the Hong Kong Property Market” (9 July) In this online seminar, Mayer Brown partners Mr. Alvin Yeung and Ms. Pheona Chow will provide an introduction...
July 2020