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  1. Business - China Business - LAW

    Hong Kong investors at a disadvantage when firms with assets in China go bankrupt

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:07pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The 'one country, two systems' principle puts Hong Kong receivers at a disadvantage when dealing with assets held on the mainland Bankrupt mainland firms out of reach The HK$4.1 billion bankruptcy proceedings involving a mainland subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed decorative paper maker Qunxing Paper highlight the risks to investors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1463814/hong-kong-investors-disadvantage-when-firms-assets-mainland
  2. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Australian pair hired for senior jobs at Hong Kong competition watchdog

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:28am by Amy Nip and Tanna Chong

    ... recruited for key jobs at the commission responsible for implementing Hong Kong's new competition law. Rose Webb brings 25 years of government and regulatory experience to her role as senior ... at the Hong Kong body. "There is no particular preference for Australians," she said, adding that local staff had also been hired. The commission was created as a statutory body under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1453329/australian-pair-hired-senior-jobs-hong-kong-competition-watchdog
  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hong Kong's top judge says Basic Law will be interpreted in a 'generous manner'

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 03:15am by Stuart Lau

    ... of others' rights preceded the so-called Hong Kong spirit, defined customarily by hard work and economic well-being in guaranteeing the city's success. He added Hong Kong had always been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1451012/top-judge-geoffrey-ma-calls-respect-basic-human-rights
  4. News - China - LAW

    Tougher laws for human trafficking proposal unites Hong Kong's NPC deputies

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:58am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong in Beijing tanna.chong@scmp.com HK deputies to NPC unite against human trafficking Hong Kong's deputies to the national legislature have mounted a rare united stance ... want to synchronise the sanctions for sellers and buyers to suppress the market." It was the first time in 20 years that Hong Kong's deputies had stood united on an issue. The last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1446669/hong-kong-deputies-npc-united-push-human-trafficking
  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hong Kong may amend its race hate law to protect mainland visitors

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:57pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Race hate law may be extended to stem vitriol Hong Kong could extend its anti-discrimination laws to protect mainlanders against abuse, as the debate over the number of visitors to the city ... as "unacceptable". Slogans such as "Go back to China" and "Reclaim Hong Kong" were chanted, and some protesters shouted abuse at mainlanders. The protesters demanded the government curb ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1432229/hong-kong-may-amend-its-race-hate-law-protect-mainland-visitors
  6. News - China - LAW

    China planning to open nation's first intellectual property court in Guangdong

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 01:18pm by Keith Zhai

    ... would be important for companies hoping to enter the planned free-trade zone connecting Guangdong province with Hong Kong and Macau. According to the government's latest white paper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1495031/china-planning-open-first-intellectual-property-court-guangdong
  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Record few given their day in court

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... per cent of the 182 applications were granted- compared to almost 40 per cent in 2012 and an overall average of 45 per cent since 2008. A University of Hong Kong law scholar said the figures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1472089/record-few-given-their-day-court
  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Harsh government test denying needy legal aid, Bar Association says

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com 'Harsh government test' denying needy legal aid The Legal Aid Department has been using an erroneously harsh test to vet applications for civil legal aid and created wrongly for itself a discretionary power to de ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466518/harsh-government-test-denying-needy-legal-aid-bar-association-says
  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Sex-change brides and grooms on the cards for Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 04:14am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Landmark court ruling on marriages will be widened as legislators prepare to amend laws Sex-change brides and grooms on the cards Men and women who have undergone a full sex-change operation will soon be able to wed according to ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1400083/sex-change-brides-and-grooms-cards-hong-kong
  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hong Kong courts lag behind in granting open access to legal documents

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 12:04pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Granting open access to documents used in court is part of an international trend toward increasing transparency in legal proceedings, but not in Hong Kong Courts should make more documents public: scholar Hong Kong courts’ practice of withholding documents from the public and the media undermines open justice and falls far behind an international ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1395735/hong-kong-courts-lag-behind-granting-open-access-legal-documents

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