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  1. PCCW to be urged to drop buyout appeal

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to the Court of Final Appeal, the legal costs would amount to about HK$2 million. China Unicom Group, which holds a 20 per cent stake in PCCW and joined PCRD in the privatisation bid, was not aware ... that as PCRD and Richard Li held only a 29 per cent stake in PCCW, they should not act without the approval of the remaining shareholders to proceed to the Court of Final Appeal. 'We hope the PCCW ...

  2. Foxconn granted leave to appeal ruling favouring rival BYD

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest electronics manufacturing services provider, has been given leave to appeal against a court ruling in its long-running legal battle with mainland rival BYD. In a decision handed down on December 31 at the Court of First Instance, Deputy High Court Judge Louis Chan Kong-yiu said leave was granted because 'the ...

  3. Firms to appeal against charter ruling

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Jinhui Shipping and Transportation, Goldbeam Shipping and ship-broking outfit Clarksons Asia are likely to appeal against a decision yesterday by Admiralty Court judge Anselmo ... on behalf of Jinhui Shipping, Goldbeam Shipping and Clarksons, confirmed that an approach to the Court of Appeal to overturn the judge's decision was likely. Judge Reyes did not give reasons ...

  4. Rio Tinto duo appeal against bribery and theft convictions

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Two of the four Rio Tinto employees jailed by a Shanghai court last week after a closed-door trial are appealing against their convictions for accepting bribes and theft of commercial secrets. Lawyers representing mainland citizens Wang Yong, who received a 14-year prison sentence, and Liu Caikui, who was jailed for seven years, said both men were filing appeals, Agence ...

  5. Investor to appeal as first mainland rogue trade lawsuit fails

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... road to justice is still bumpy. Fund investor Yu Chang would appeal to a Beijing intermediate court to invalidate the decision, her lawyer Zhang Yuanzhong, a partner at Beijing Wentian law firm, said. 'We have yet to decide whether we should take further legal action if our appeal is upheld by the court,' he said in a telephone interview. 'I can't comment more ...

  6. Court rejects challenge to Legco powers

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong and Fanny W.Y. Fung The right of the legislature's select committees to summon witnesses was upheld yesterday in a court ruling that rebuffed the most serious legal ... the High Court underlined the importance of the Legislative Council's ability to conduct investigations. Mr Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nang said it was quite proper for select committees ...

  7. Judge grants New World pair review of Legco powers

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong and Eva Wu The Legislative Council's most potent investigative procedure faces a constitutional challenge next month, after the Court of First Instance yesterday granted ... to a select committee's constitutional power to summon witnesses and order the production of documents, Mr Justice Cheung said: 'The court can readily see counter-arguments, and even ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... we've had a raucous shareholders meeting and a dramatic appeal court ruling in April that overturned the privatisation attempt, following a vote-rigging investigation by the Securities and Futures Commission. The case might yet go to the Court of Final Appeal, although such a move by PCCW is likely to incur more wrath from disgruntled shareholders. As long as it remains listed, PCCW ...

  9. Planners let 'toothpick tower' go ahead

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Town Planning Board will not appeal against a court ruling in favour of a Swire development in Mid-Levels, clearing the way for construction of what critics call ... expires at the end of the month. The board has been going through the courts in an effort to scale down the development. Last month, the Court of Appeal ruled that the board, in considering ...

  10. One law for the rich?

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... of customers' personal data to business partners for a profit. The second is the niece of Court of Final Appeal judge Kemal Bokhary, Amina Bokhary, who was spared a jail term despite three convictions ... for the courts to call for professional assistance in the form of medical reports, but Hong Kong people are aware that, in the past, tycoons facing a custodial sentence have been let off the hook ...




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