Hong Kong

In agreements that select the PRC as the place for resolution of any disputes, it is common to see wording such as “parties should file a lawsuit at the people’s court which has jurisdiction” or “...
September 2018
At least a dozen banks, fintechs and telecom firms are lining up to get a piece of Hong Kong’s retail and small business banking market as the regulator prepares to award the former British colony’s...
September 2018
In the past couple of decades, jurisdictions all over the world have been required to grapple with problems arising out of corporate insolvencies with cross-border elements. Solving these problems...
September 2018
Ratings agency Moody’s has failed in its final attempt to overturn action taken against it by Hong Kong’s securities regulator for a 2011 report alleging corporate governance failings at several...
September 2018
In Baosteel Engineering & Technology Group Co. Ltd. v. China Zenith Chemical Group Ltd. [HCCT 7/2018], the Hong Kong Court of First Instance granted a temporary stay of enforcement of an arbitral...
September 2018
Late last month, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) announced that agreement with the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) to implement the investor identification model for Stock...
September 2018
The life and wisdom of Moses Cheng, currently chairman of Hong Kong’s Insurance Authority, can provide a number of lessons to younger lawyers, but perhaps the most important one is that one can have...
September 2018
Trusts - constructive trust - monies in defendant's bank account deposited as result of fraudulent e-mails - monies held on constructive trust - proper beneficiary of trust - whether summary judgment...
September 2018
Editor’s Note: From being a novice baker barely four years ago, Doreen Kong today is an expert who runs a baking workshop as a social enterprise. In this article, she describes her baking journey...
September 2018
Administrative law - Collector of Stamp Revenue - decision refusing partial refund of additional ad valorem duty paid on purchase of new residential property after owner cancelled sale and purchase...
September 2018
changes received as from 1 July 2018   • APOSTOLIS ARYON PAUL ceased to be a partner of Holman Fenwick Willan as from 01/08/2018.   • AU LICK HANG LEDWIN...
September 2018
The amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Financial Institutions) Ordinance (“AMLO”) and the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) (“CO”) have come into operation since 1...
September 2018
Tort - negligence - child born disabled - claim for medical negligence based on "wrongful life" or "wrongful suffering" - failure to advise mother of material risk of foetus being born severely...
September 2018
(updated as of 31 July 2018): Members (with or without practising certificate) 10,997 Members with practising certificate 9,631 (out of whom, 7,159 (74%)...
September 2018
Criminal law and procedure - appeal by case stated - Mass Transit Railway By-laws offences - failing to comply with reasonable direction of MTR official on railway premises under by-law 21(1) -...
September 2018
In early August, I attended the 2018 Presidents’ Summit of POLA (Presidents of Law Associations in Asia) held in Canberra on behalf of the Law Society. The statistics shared in one of the sessions...
September 2018
The Law and Technology Centre of the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) will host a full-day symposium on September 4, 2018 (Tuesday), brining together local and international...
September 2018
The Research Grants Council has awarded six major research grants to the following members of CUHK Law for their projects for 2018-19: For details about the research grants, please visit:...
September 2018
Speakers: Professor Johannes Chan SC (Hon), Dr Margaret Ng Discussants: Dr Marco Wan, Ms Cora Chan Date: October 11, 2018 (Thursday) Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm Venue: Moot Court, 2/F...
September 2018
Following on from the successful CPD seminars on Chinese Customary Law and Greater China Legal History in previous years, CUHK Law announces the programme for the 2018-19 series with distinguished...
September 2018