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  1. Justice denied

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen Whether in the United States, China or elsewhere, the struggle for fairness in the administration of criminal justice is never-ending. The challenge is especially daunting when prosecuting 'state secrets' cases. China's July 5 sentencing of naturalised American citizen Xue Feng to eight years' imprisonment for helping his American employer ...

  2. Beijing's mafia justice for lawyer they won't lock up but can't set free

    Posted Jun 13th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Paul Mooney Gao Zhisheng, a former coal miner, soldier, self-trained lawyer, Christian and ex-party member, was once recognised by the Ministry of Justice as one of the mainland's top 10 lawyers for his pro bono work. However, he ran afoul of authorities in 2004 after investigating the persecution of the Falun Gong, a spiritual group banned by the central government, ...

  3. Justice upheld in Link ruling

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... already been made. The courts are, however, perfectly capable of identifying and dismissing any attempt to use them for political purposes. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann, in the Court of First ... not have been surprised to find itself in court. Mr Justice Hartmann described the decision to proceed with the listing without a firm legislative foundation as 'bold'. He said others ...

  4. Nina Wang loses latest fight for control of $27b empire

    Posted Jun 29th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sara Bradford

    ... Kong's highest court- in an effort to stop the company from falling into the hands of Wang Din-shin. It was not all bad news for Mrs Wang as the three judges of the Court of Appeal- Mr Justice Wally Yeung Chun-kuen, Madam Justice Maria Yuen Ka-ning and Mr Justice William Waung Sik-ying- unanimously rejected the finding by Court of First Instance judge Mr Justice David Yam Yee-kwan ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - PRIVATE BANKING

    Julius Bär eyes Asian clients after Bank of America Merrill Lynch acquisition

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... by the US Department of Justice for allegedly helping Americans hide money from the Internal Revenue Service. Collardi said it was becoming more difficult to run a private bank, because regulators ...

  6. Vote-rigging controversy: two courts, two judges and two starkly different verdicts

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick The PCCW bid saga can be distilled into a tale of two judges. Mr Justice Anthony Rogers, who quashed Richard Li Tzar-kai's HK$15.93 billion buyout in the Court ... Court's Madam Justice Susan Kwan Shuk-hing ruled the privatisation was fair, legal and above board. The Securities and Futures Commission derailed the takeover in February. It claimed Fortis ...

  7. One law for the rich?

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

    ... media as 'Mr Justice Bokhary's niece' says a lot about the prominence of her family connections in public perception. In both cases, suspicion is rife that justice has not been ... Octopus/MTRC sucks!' Likewise, in the Bokhary case, not only has procedural justice been observed, but the magistrate responsible, Anthony Yuen Wai-ming, is also adamant that her mental illness ...

  8. Brothers in bitter battle over landmark tower

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... building in Shanghai's glitzy Pudong financial district. Justice Queeny Au-yeung has appointed a receiver and manager for the 42-storey tower, which is being fought over in a bitter legal ... Bading Property, a real estate firm which owns a substantial share of the tower, and collects rent from the property. Justice Au-yeung in the high court described Citigroup Tower as a 'very ...

  9. Appeal puts PCCW buyout deal on hold

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Naomi Rovnick

    ... who said the regulator had not substantiated its accusation of vote-rigging at a shareholders' meeting that approved the deal. Madam Justice Susan Kwan Shuk-hing ruled yesterday ... says that the shares were split into small lots and distributed to agents who agreed to vote for the privatisation deal. Madam Justice Kwan did not find that there had been any scheme by Mr Lam ...

  10. PCCW's buyout attacked by judge

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... shareholders who had put their life savings into a stock that had suffered a 'pathetic' decline. Mr Justice Anthony Rogers' strongly worded comments came on the fourth day of an appeal ... helped secure the deal. Mr Justice Rogers said that he did not see the rationale behind the privatisation, which offered shareholders a price way below what the shares normally traded at. ...




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