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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Aircraft sex pests set to face civil action in Hong Kong courts

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:50am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Bill will make sexual harassment of a service provider illegal, even if it happens outside HK Aircraft sex pests set to face civil action in courts ... to be introduced to the Legislative Council next Wednesday, the bill would make the sexual harassment of flight attendants a civil offence, with offenders liable to be brought before a court for financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535849/aircraft-sex-pests-set-face-civil-action-hong-kong-courts
  2. 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 ... Ordinance, which states an applicant should show "reasonable grounds" for taking or defending a civil action. By reasonable grounds, the department requires the applicant's case ...

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

    No need for independent legal aid service, say advisers in U-turn

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Department, a government-run body providing help to people unable to afford legal representation, should instead be "repositioned" from being accountable to the Home Affairs Bureau ... that there has been no "substantiated example of the government's interference" in the Legal Aid Department. "The council agrees... that there is no immediate need to establish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1236289/no-need-independent-legal-aid-service-say-advisers-u-turn
  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    HK$1.39b in criminal proceeds frozen; more punished for laundering

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, JEFFIE LAM

    ... in three years- with the government confiscating HK$50 million, the Department of Justice said. Prosecutors also took more money laundering cases to court- 441 last year compared with 290 in 2011- ... "Prosecutions Hong Kong 2012", that the department issued yesterday as a review of the prosecution's performance last year. Director of Public Prosecutions Kevin Zervos also insisted the right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1297959/hk139b-criminal-proceeds-frozen-more-punished-laundering
  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Consultation on law to protect parody makers

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Vivienne Chow

    ... One would exempt parodies from existing criminal offences. Another would exempt parody makers from civil and criminal liabilities as long as they met "fair dealing" requirements ... politicians, said all three options were problematic. The court should be responsible for a fair trial, but "without a democratic legislature, topped by law enforcement departments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1280505/consultation-law-protect-parody-makers
  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Chief Hong Kong prosecutor wants easier way to seize dirty cash

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... on the balance of probabilities- a lesser standard of proof- that the cash is the proceeds of a serious crime in order to confiscate it. The civil proceedings are separate from criminal charges of money laundering or the underlying crimes involved. In criminal trials, the prosecution must prove the guilt of the accused beyond reasonable doubt. Zervos wants to have the option of the civil channel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1220094/dpp-wants-easier-way-seize-dirty-cash
  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Deans call for better training systems

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Stuart Lau

    ... consideration". On its website, the Law Society states that a trainee solicitor must receive training in selected legal areas across 10 specialities, ranging from banking and civil litigation to criminal ... At one of the city's leading law firms, Hogan Lovells, its trainee solicitors- up to eight a year- spend six months each in four departments: corporate, finance, litigation and intellectual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1277513/deans-call-better-training-systems
  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Three women among eight new senior counsel

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... well-known, high-power civil practitioner", Campbell-Moffat a "household name in the criminal bar", and Ismail a "well-known company law specialist". The latest additions make ... Wai-chung, Simon Tam Man-fai, Dr William Wong Ming-fung and Mark Strachen. Wesley Wong and Tam serve in the Justice Department. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1235703/three-women-among-eight-new-senior-counsel
  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hague Conference office not a gift for Hong Kong from Beijing, says official

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Huang Huikang, director general of the Foreign Ministry's Department of Treaty and Law, said last week that China had pulled out all diplomatic stops and lobbied to bring the legal body ... co-operation in civil and commercial legal matters. Van Loon also said Hong Kong did not beat Singapore in the selection of an Asian base because the city state was not a member. He said Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1106888/hague-conference-office-not-gift-hong-kong-beijing-says-official
  10. News - China - LAW

    The Hague's law office in Hong Kong a 'gift' from China

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Ministry's Department of Treaty and Law, told a conference at City University yesterday that Beijing pulled out all diplomatic stops to make sure the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) chose to open an office in Hong Kong. The HCCH is the world's foremost organisation for cross-border co-operation in civil and commercial legal matters. China is a member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1103954/hagues-law-office-hong-kong-gift-china

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