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  1. 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

    ... being granted to applicants to pursue claims against the Hong Kong government as long as the cases have reasonable grounds," it stated, citing cases involving the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and domestic helpers' right of abode. But not all the council's 10 members were satisfied with the recommendations. Barrister Josephine Pinto, nominated by the Bar Association ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1236289/no-need-independent-legal-aid-service-say-advisers-u-turn
  2. 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

    ... Passengers who sexually harass staff on Hong Kong aircraft could soon feel the weight of local law after the government yesterday announced a bill to clamp down on mile-high sex pests. Set ... attendants' work, the bill would also cover offences committed on a Hong Kong registered ship or aircraft while outside Hong Kong, the bureau said. Representatives from the aviation industry reacted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535849/aircraft-sex-pests-set-face-civil-action-hong-kong-courts
  3. News - China - LAW

    Chinese court hands down harsh jail sentences to New Citizen Movement activists

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:34am by Patrick Boehler

    ... said. Maya Wang, a Hong Kong-based researcher with Human Rights Watch, said the three were well-known for campaigning against corruption. "The local authorities have essentially used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1536010/three-new-citizen-movement-activists-xinyu-sentenced-prison
  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Transgender marriage legal by July even if government misses deadline

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by Phila Siu

    ... the judges are only giving the Hong Kong government 12 months. It shows that some judges at the Court of Final Appeal are [living in] an ivory tower," Tse said. "It would have been better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519694/transgender-marriage-legal-july-even-if-government-misses-deadline
  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Academic weighs in on 'lenient' sentence

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by Eddie Lee, Danny Mok

    ... But yesterday, Peking University law academic Wang Lei, who is also a member of the National Research Council Hong Kong and Macao, said: "When courts hand down judgments, they have to consider the whole social background. We've never seen in Hong Kong things we've seen recently- like trespass at a military site- and challenges to laws." He said activists may be testing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1516822/academic-weighs-lenient-sentence
  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    US academic eyes fellowship for law graduates

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:59am by Stuart Lau

    ... former legal academic wants to set up a fellowship for law graduates in Hong Kong to allow them to assist the needy and minority groups. But Rob Precht, one-time assistant dean of public service ... tradition is not as common in Hong Kong", Precht said. Another barrier, he says, is the requirement for new graduates to become either a trainee solicitor or pupil to a barrister to become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1512202/former-us-legal-academic-wants-set-fellowship-law-grads-help-minority
  7. 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
  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Prosecution guidelines still a letdown, says veteran barrister

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:37am by Stuart Lau

    ... conviction rates was negligible, both about 70 per cent, he said. Yeung said Hong Kong, unlike some common law jurisdictions, did not give defendants the right to choose the mode of trial. The ideal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1497183/prosecution-guidelines-still-letdown-says-veteran-barrister
  9. 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
  10. 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

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