Hong Kong

On 22 July 2019, CUHK Law and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) organised an inaugural seminar titled “International Dispute Resolution: Reflections and Redirections...
September 2019
The rule of law is a core value of Hong Kong as well as a cornerstone of the city’s prosperity. To uphold this value and safeguard our system, the Faculty of Law is instrumental by nurturing not only...
September 2019
“We do not learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.” by John Dewey At the celebration for its golden jubilee, the HKU Faculty of Law takes stocks of and reflects on what it...
September 2019
The Greater China Interest Group ("Interest Group") under the Greater China Legal Affairs Committee ("GCLAC") consists of lawyers interested in legal affairs and development in the Greater China...
September 2019
The Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) held its first Distinguished Speakers’ Luncheon (“DSL”) of this year on 20 July featuring guest speaker Ms. Connie Lau Yin-hing, SBS, JP, former Ombudsman, who...
September 2019
The Law Society of Hong Kong and Bloomsbury Books Prizes Presentation Ceremony is an annual event jointly organised by the Law Society and Bloomsbury Books Limited where law students from the...
September 2019
The Law Society received two delegations consisted of Mainland law students in July. Arranged by the Legal Education Fund Limited, about 50 law students from the China University of Political Science...
September 2019
In the last year or so, a series of first instance English judgments have considered the application of legal advice privilege to communications to or from “in-house” lawyers within a corporate...
September 2019
In response to the positive feedback from participants of the first event under the Social Awareness Outreach and Training Programme (the “Programme”) of the Young Solicitors’ Group (“YSG”) in 2017...
September 2019
Entering into its 10th year, the “Legal Pioneer” Mentorship Programme held a series of activities to promote legal knowledge to the youngsters. Day Camp in Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village The...
September 2019
Following the annual conference, the In-House Lawyers Committee (“IHLC”) organised its second seminar under the In-House Lawyers: Sweat & Glory Series in 2019 with the topic “Weaving a Luxury Bag...
September 2019
Introduction The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Exchange”) published the findings of the tenth review of listed issuers’ corporate governance practices (the “2017/2018 Review”) on 16...
September 2019
With the support of Po Leung Kuk (“PLK”), the Community Talks and Services Working Group under the Community Relations Committee (“CRC”), organised a home visit to PLK children on 3 August. Around...
September 2019
Representatives from the Intellectual Property ("IP") Committee of the Law Society met with Mr. Chen Jian, Deputy Director of the Beijing Municipal Intellectual Property Office, on 18 July. They...
September 2019
The Hong Kong Academy of Law organised 33 courses in July with a total of 1,450 participants. One of the 33 courses was “Because the Blockchain Says So” held on 16 July. The seminar introduced...
September 2019
As Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) in Hong Kong, Dr. Kelvin Wong is tasked with a critical mission of overseeing key regulatory matters in the finance hub. As the FRC prepares...
September 2019
“If there is an ambiguity or inconsistency within the Site Information (including the information referred to in it), the Contractor is assumed to have taken into account the physical conditions more...
September 2019
Artificial intelligence (AI), the capability of machines to imitate human behavior, has transformed our lives for the better. Through AI, machines can analyse images, comprehend speech, interact in...
September 2019
In the coming months, many major international events have been lined up in Hong Kong for the legal profession. In particular, the week commencing 4 November has been designated as the Legal Week -...
September 2019
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Exchange”) published a consultation paper on delisting in September 2017 (“Consultation Paper”). After feedback from the market, the Exchange issued its...
September 2019