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  1. 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

    ... when seeking to have his or her office and authority formally recognised in a mainland court. "This is because the concept of 'receivership' is alien to mainland law," Tang said. He said offshore insolvency practitioners should work with mainland legal and accounting professionals who know mainland bankruptcy law and practice well, as they would be in a better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1463814/hong-kong-investors-disadvantage-when-firms-assets-mainland
  2. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Law Society chief says solicitors want to do more than just law

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com If the Law Society has its way, solicitors could soon be running one-stop businesses that offer an array of services including non-legal ones Solicitors want to do more than just law The city's lawyers are looking at ways to expand their business into other professional areas, the Law Society's new chief says. Stephen Hung Wan-shun said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589603/law-society-chief-says-solicitors-want-do-more-just-law
  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Solicitors under pressure as Law Society president vote approaches

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Law Society chief's backers fear defeat in confidence vote- but opponents are dubious Solicitors under pressure as Lam vote grows near An unprecedented attempt to seek a vote of no confidence in Law Society president Ambrose Lam San-keung hangs in the balance three days before an extraordinary general meeting is due to decide his fate. Supporters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570818/solicitors-under-pressure-law-society-president-vote-approaches
  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Law Society head denies newspaper claims

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by Chris Lau and Jeffie Lam

    ... Chris Lau and Jeffie Lam Law Society head denies newspaper claims The head of the Law Society and a professional coalition have rejected a newspaper's allegations that they rigged ... of millions of dollars" after securing a management deal with the coalition to run a conference centre. The report comes at a time when Lam is under fire within the Law Society for backing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564479/law-society-head-denies-newspaper-claims
  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hong Kong chief justice weighs in for the first time on Beijing white paper

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 07:37pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Chief justice weighs into debate on Beijing's controversial white paper, telling conference that independence is protected by Basic Law Judiciary ... on the basis of the law and would not be swayed by any other factor. Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li was commenting for the first time on the June report, which disturbed many lawyers by classifying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575016/hk-chief-justice-weighs-first-time-beijing-white-paper
  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    'We really thought we were losing'

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Trio behind campaign for a vote of no confidence in Law Society chief say their shock victory will spur more actions to defend the rule of law 'We really thought we were losing' Three solicitors who led a successful campaign for a vote of no confidence in the Law Society president have vowed to build on their success and defend the rule ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574371/we-really-thought-we-were-losing
  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Corruption seen as 'socially acceptable': law professor

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Former dean is alarmed at erosion of social values and fears for judicial independence Corruption seen as 'acceptable': law professor The former dean of the University of Hong Kong's faculty of law has expressed alarm at the erosion of the city's core values. Professor Johannes Chan Man-mun said yesterday the erosion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554971/corruption-seen-socially-acceptable-law-professor
  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Lawyers decide on no confidence vote against president tonight

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by Joyce Ng and Jeffie Lam

    ... of no confidence in Law Society president Ambrose Lam San-keung. It will be the first time the 7,400-strong society has met to debate such a resolution against a president. "We hope more members can ... solicitors that they received calls from clients with mainland links indicating a preference for Lam to prevail. A source in an international law firm told the Post that a senior lawyer had urged all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573021/lawyers-decide-no-confidence-vote-against-president-tonight
  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Society chief refuses to back down

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Ambrose Lam issues open letter to solicitors ahead of no-confidence vote Society chief refuses to back down The Law Society's embattled president has ... the paper," he said. "I stood firm against the scaremongers within our community, who said that the white paper changed or attempted to change the Basic Law. I refused to be a sheep." He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567958/society-chief-refuses-back-down
  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Qianhai court in Shenzhen to allow Hong Kong jurors to deal with Hong Kong-related cases

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com HK lawyer expresses doubts about scheme since contracts often based on mainland law Qianhai court to allow Hong Kong jurors A Shenzhen court is to adopt a new ... panel specifically to deal with Hong Kong-related cases. The court in the special economic zone touted as a "mini Hong Kong" would also explore laws used in the city, the Xinhua report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563778/qianhai-court-shenzhen-allow-hong-kong-jurors-deal-hong-kong-related

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