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  1. Forum charts path to legal enlightenment

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... month's event brought together legal scholars and academics from North America, Europe, the mainland and elsewhere in Asia to promote a better understanding of the modern social and political ... in Asia. Stressing the paradigm's global appeal, Suzuki says it was significant that mainland international lawyers participated in the conference alongside lawyers from different parts ...

  2. Five who disrupted forum convicted

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... forum on a proposal to scrap Legislative Council by-elections. Leung, 55, of the League of Social Democrats, was convicted yesterday after a trial in Kowloon City Court, along with radio host ... has the power to jail him for up to two years, although the two counts of criminal damage can attract a maximum sentence of 10 years. Prosecutors said the forum at the Science Museum in Tsim ...

  3. Police tighten chat-room rumour surveillance after run on bank

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... disseminated through text messages and online forums caused a run on the Bank of East Asia. 'We would not take action on every single web message that is suspected to be a rumour, but we ... Phyllis Tsang Police have increased their surveillance of rumours spread on popular online forums as part of stepped-up efforts against malicious spreading of false financial messages. ...

  4. 7 arrests over poll forum scuffles

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... that descended into violence in Tsim Sha Tsui earlier this month. Police arrested seven people yesterday, of whom six were brought to court, in connection with the September 1 protest during a forum ... with security guards and forum participants. An officer from the Yau Tsim Mong district crime squad investigating the incident said police were looking for at least two more people, including the masked ...

  5. whats on

    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... July 7 'How to build a retail business in Asia, and mainland China in particular', organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Speaker Steve Gilman, CEO, B & Q Asia Inquiries 2824 2211 'How China can achieve the rule of law: the enforcement of energy contracts in China', organised by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Speakers ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Cousin of Bank of East Asia chairman in Hong Kong guilty of HK$10m fraud

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Relative of David Li took an ex-lover and her mother on overseas trips in plan to convince them to put millions into bogus investment company Bank chief's cousin guilty of HK$10 m scam A cousin of Bank of East Asia chairman David Li Kwok-po was convicted of fraud yesterday for scheming to get a former girlfriend and her mother to put ...

  7. Electoral reform forum needs mandate of popular support

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there is no one-size-fit-all international standard. Without popular support, the legal forum on Hong Kong's electoral reform to be held on Monday rather resembles a jest where members of some outlandish cult ...

  8. Asia waits to do the sums on US copyright ruling

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Paul Karl Lukacs A mathematics scholar from Thailand devised a textbook method of leveraging his Asian background into sizeable earnings, and the US Supreme Court agreed last week to decide whether his business plan is legal. Supap Kirtsaeng was pursuing ...

  9. Tiger Asia allowed to contest SFC action

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com US hedge fund Tiger Asia Management was granted leave to appear in the Court of Final Appeal to fight the Hong Kong securities watchdog's attempt to freeze its assets. Court of Appeal vice-president Mr Justice Robert Tang Ching and the other two appeal court judges yesterday agreed to grant leave for Tiger Asia to appeal whether ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    'Corporate veil' cast aside as UK court rules on divorce settlement

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... by the husband". In Hong Kong, Sharon Ser, a senior regional partner and head of Withers' Family Practice, Asia, said the decision had significant implications for Hong Kong. "Traditionally, so ...




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