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  1. News - World - COURTS

    Tycoons William Koch and Eric Greenberg fight battle over fake wine

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... wine When most people get a bad bottle of wine, they send it back. When billionaire US collector William Koch concluded the vintage wines he bought at auction were counterfeit, he made ... Particularly when one of the parties years ago could've avoided the costs for both by accepting a full tender." Koch alleged that Greenberg consigned the counterfeit wine during two auctions ...

  2. Business - Companies - COURTS

    US judge rejects Richard Li's Fisker bid, allows China's Wanxiang to bid

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 05:25am by Reuters

    ... think that, for me, at the end of the case, whether or not the price paid was fair or reasonable, I think an auction will provide that mechanism. That is the most favoured method," Gross said. He scheduled a hearing tomorrow to decide how to proceed with an auction. Gross made the ruling at a hearing in the US bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware, that was held to determine ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Businessman cheated couple out of Rolex watches by promising their son school place

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Thomas Chan

    ... said Lam, a partner in an IT company, had persuaded the victims during the summer of 2012 to donate the three watches, worth HK$219,000 in total, to an auction organised by the alumni ... association later confirmed that there had been no such auction. In response to the affair, the Diocesan Boys' School, in Mong Kok, said its admission process was transparent and fair. Before ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Steven Lo faces expulsion from HKFA, Jockey Club if appeal against conviction fails

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 01:44pm by CHAN KIN-WA, Alan Aitken and Phila Siu

    ... public works chief Ao Man-long never used his power to influence the result of the land auction." Lo is one of two vice- chairmen on the HKFA board of directors. According ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Suspended jail term for Hong Kong school place swindler

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:36am by Thomas Chan

    ... the summer of 2012 to donate the three watches, worth HK$219,000 in total, to an auction held by the alumni association of the Diocesan Boys' School in Mong Kok. In return, Lam said they would ... them but returned just HK$100,000. The alumni association confirmed that there had been no such auction. On its website, the Diocesan Boys' School says its admission process is "fair ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Moet subsidiary in legal battle over Krug trademark

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Champagne row over Krug trademark A company has sought an injunction against international wine auctioneer Acker Merrall & Condit Asia to stop the wine auctioneer from infringing on its trademark for Krug champagne. MHCS SCS filed its claim against the auctioneer through its Hong Kong lawyers at the High Court on Thursday. The firm, based ...

  7. Business - China Business - COURTS

    Wanxiang gets green light to buy A123's assets

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... the sale, which has raised concern from some lawmakers, at a hearing in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday, saying "the auction was robust, the price is adequate". The deal is still subject ... of the auction, I think everyone was pleased," A123's lawyer, DJ Baker, told the court. A123, which was awarded a federal grant of as much as US$249.1 million, held an auction last week where ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    'This is not your TV script': Judge scolds sushi boss Ricky Cheng

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... bragging sushi boss The founder of Hong Kong's Itamae Sushi chain pretended to be a Japanese man at Tokyo's famed Tsukiji fish market auction in 2008 to successfully bid on the most ... "pretty offensive". Cheng became the first non-Japanese to claim top prize at the annual Tsukiji auction after he paid HK$430,000 for a tuna. Cheng's method of secrecy was seized ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rogerio Lam back in court amid legal saga

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 04:53pm by Thomas Chan

    ... for failing to make repayments on a HK$3 million loan. Also in that month, Lam sued auction house Sotheby’s for HK$8.9 million in proceeds from sales of antiques. The High Court earlier found that his long-term legal adversary George Tan Soon-gin, former head of the failed Carrian Group, wrongfully sold the antiques at a Sotheby’s auction. Tan had borrowed the antiques from Lam in 1982. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Owner of luxury flat seeks eviction and back rent from Rogerio Lam

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... This is not the only recent legal proceeding involving Lam. Last month he sued auction house Sotheby's for HK$8.9 million in proceeds from sales of antiques. The High Court earlier found that his long-term legal adversary- George Tan Soon-gin, the former head of the failed Carrian Group- had wrongfully sold the antiques at a Sotheby's auction. Tan borrowed the antiques from Lam in 1982. ...




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