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尖端技術給騙子一個翻新舊騙局詐騙他人的機會。雖然立法機構和案例法通常要多年後才能直接應對新技術,但香港高等法院最近兩次判決,略微透露了法庭現在怎樣把悠久的法律概念應用到日新月異的數碼世界。全球市場相互連通,這兩次裁決對受害人及香港邊境以外的涉嫌犯罪者皆有影響。 加密貨幣詐騙案的受害人可以利用傳統工具進行追討 2019年11月1日,原訟法庭批出馬雷瓦強制令(Mareva...
四月 2020
簡介 正當武漢冠狀病毒(又名COVID-19)在中國及全球數十個國家肆虐下,一場涉及名為瑞德西韋(remdesivir),一種未經批准的實驗藥物的專利爭議,正在開始醞壤,此中牽涉以下雙方:一方為吉利德科學公司(Gilead Sciences Inc., "吉利德",納斯達克股票代碼GILD),為美國原始發明人和專利持有人;另一方為中華人民共和國中國科學院屬下的武漢病毒學研究所("武漢病毒所...
二月 2020
由2010年起,香港正處身於家事法的革命洪流之中。LKW 訴 DD (2010) 13 HKCFAR 537 和 PD 訴 KWW(共同管養權、照顧與管束)[2010] 4 HKLRD 191 摒除了當時在附屬濟助和子女管養權問題上,某些的男女不平等的概念。 繼而, W 訴 Registrar of Marriages (2013) 16 HKCFAR 112 把女性在婚姻中的角色、...
六月 2019
 遺贈是指公民可以透過立遺囑,將部分或全部個人合法財產贈送予國家、集體組織或法定繼承人以外的其他公民。在實踐當中,卻經常發生因為沒有在法定期限內表示接受遺贈而導致無法繼承遺贈的個案。 案件簡述   2010年三月黃生的爺爺奶奶在黃生父母的陪同下在公證處立下遺囑,將二人共同所有的一套房產留給孫子黃生繼承。   爺爺奶奶相繼去世後,黃生從父親手中得到了爺爺奶奶留下的公證遺囑。...
六月 2019
Replacing bank and insurance workers with machines risks creating a dependency on outside technology companies beyond the reach of regulators, the global Financial Stability Board (FSB) said on...
十一月 2017
On 18 August 2017, the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”), Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”), People's Bank of China (“PBOC”) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (“MFA”) jointly issued the...
十月 2017
On 25 August 2017, the China Banking Regulatory Commission (“CBRC”) issued the Guidelines for Information Disclosure on the Business Activities of Network Loan Information Agencies. The guidelines...
十月 2017
Hong Kong rivals both New York and London as global financial centers. Hong Kong is to China what Wall Street is to the US capital markets and London is to the European capital markets.  This is...
十月 2017
President Trump blocked the proposed US$1.3 billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, a US chipmaker, by Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, a US-headquartered private equity firm...
十月 2017
In Chang Pui Yin & Ors v Bank of Singapore Ltd (CACV 194/2016), the Court of Appeal has upheld a Court of First Instance ruling that a bank be held liable for losses suffered by...
九月 2017
Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") warned on Tuesday, 5 September, it may regulate some fundraisings that are done through digital currencies as volumes of the so-called initial...
九月 2017
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing's chief executive, Charles Li, said he expects to conclude final recommendations "in the coming weeks" on rules for a new trading board, aimed at luring secondary...
九月 2017
Hong Kong and Singapore are seeking to snare a bigger share of the US$540 trillion global derivatives business, taking advantage of tough new UK and European banking rules and uncertainty...
九月 2017
The Hong Kong Government has proposed legislation (the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 4) Bill 2017) (the "Bill") to offer profits tax exemption to onshore privately offered Open-ended Fund Companies...
八月 2017
China’s Cybersecurity Law came into force on 1 June 2017, amidst speculation that there would be a grace period of up to 31 December 2018 when it would not be enforced.  Recent state level...
八月 2017
On 28 June 2017, the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (“Shanghai FTZ”) Administrative Commission and the Shanghai Financial Services Office jointly released the Guidelines on the Negative List...
八月 2017
In HKSAR v Law Wing Fai (HCMA 476 of 2016) and HKSAR v Gilbert Henry Collins (HCMA 21 of 2017), the Court of Appeal answered the following question: whether a driver who drink-drives, and has a valid...
八月 2017
In late July, the Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) announced that it had entered into a supervisory memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) with the UK Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”)....
八月 2017
On 11 July 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) circulated for public comment the Rules on the Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure Security (Draft for Comments...
八月 2017
On 28 June 2017, the NDRC and MOFCOM jointly released the 2017 Catalogue for the Guidance of Foreign Investment. The new catalogue cuts 30 restrictive measures to foreign investors and opens up new...
八月 2017