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  1. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    High-rise ruling swells costs

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Yvonne Liu

    ... being added to the government's coffers. In the landmark judgment yesterday, the Court of Final Appeal unanimously ruled that a high-rise building is not a house. Many sites in Hong Kong ... ruling that a 26-storey block was not a house. In January last year, the Court of Appeal ruled in favour of the developer. The Court of Final Appeal allowed the Lands Department's appeal ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Developer loses bid to overturn title policy

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by JULIE CHU

    ... that if the developer wished to continue to challenge the court's ruling, it should pursue the matter in the Court of Final Appeal. The authority implemented the policy in October 2010, but did not require ... on the full site ownership policy, which came into effect in October 2010. The Court of Appeal handed down its judgment yesterday. All three judges in the case found that the Building Authority had ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Property developers oppose government's new towns project

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... but they had left the land empty and make money out of waiting." He said the Court of Final Appeal ruled in 2003 that no compensation was to be awarded for expectancies by virtue of which ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Court of Appeal throws out building limits on Hysan developments

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 04:58am by Thomas Chan, Peggy Sito

    ... Thomas Chan and Peggy Sito Appeal ruling finds that Town Planning Board failed to consider properly developer's submissions on its sites in Causeway Bay Court throws out building limits on Hysan Hysan Group yesterday won its battle with the Town Planning Board (TPB) over building restrictions on its sites in Causeway Bay. The Court of Appeal allowed Hysan's appeal ...

  5. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    Chinese Estates to sell two properties to Joseph Lau

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:12am by Ray Chan

    ... five years by a Macau court for his part in a bribes-for-land racket involving the most corrupt public official who was ever brought to justice in the history of the former Portuguese enclave. ... an analyst at Bocom International. The developer said 94 per cent of the pre-sales agreements of 302 units at La Scala have been cancelled since Macau's Court of First Instance found in March ...

  6. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    Chinese Estates profit down 42.5pc

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 03:47pm by Peggy Sito

    ... resigned from the post after being convicted in Macau of bribing officials and money laundering. An appeal against the verdict, filed by Joseph Lau, had been accepted by the Court of First Instance ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Town Planning Board seek judicial review over Nam Sang Wai

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... taken yet another turn. According to court documents, the Town Planning Board is seeking a judicial review of an appeal board decision that favoured the developers of the Nam Sang Wai housing ... is asking the High Court to rule that the appeal board has no legal power to deal with the developers' appeal. Henderson declined to comment. KHI did not reply to a request for comment. ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Cooling measures fuel surge in divorces

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 05:10am by Langi Chiang

    ... homes. But the plan went horribly wrong as Geng refused to remarry Li and instead wanted to marry his new girlfriend. The case, filed in Beijing's Haidian District Court, is hardly a stand-alone family tragedy on the mainland. Divorces, temporary and final, have been on the rise since the authorities started a new round of property tightening measures four years ago to cool ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Developer poses legal challenge to Building Authority

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... of the land would not now be accepted by the government. The developer then took the case to the appeal tribunal, which reversed the authority's decision. As a result, the authority approved the plans in question, but went on to lodge a judicial review against the tribunal's decision. Last year, the Court of First Instance dismissed the authority's challenge on the grounds ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Lawyers call for SFC to explore criminal probe into Apex deal

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND NIALL FRASER

    ... pact with the developer to cancel the sales. Their call came as it emerged that the Department of Justice, which has the final say over prosecutions, had not been consulted over the case. ... The SFC said its investigation found the deals could have breached laws relating to unauthorised collective investments. The agreement avoided the need for civil proceedings to seek a court order ...




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