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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Money's talking when lawyers oppose ancient law

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:11am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp The law of champerty, like other old-fashioned legal system rules, threatens lawyers' incomes, which is why they are adamantly against it Money's talking when lawyers oppose ancient law Lawyer Gary Yeong Yun-hong, 44, was convicted of 25 charges and Ip Hon-ming, 60, of 26 charges of champerty- an old piece of common law that prohibits parties ...

  2. Business - Companies - LEGISLATION

    Three cheers for Hong Kong's new companies law

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:50am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... Richard Harris Ordinance fits today's more highly regulated society and enhances corporate governance New law reflects digital age, leaving the old days behind Hong Kong's new Companies Ordinance is a study in the remarkable- it is progressive, changes some centuries-old company law concepts to suit the digital age and genuinely breaks new ground. It is rare to be able ...

  3. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    China to chase tax evaders with own version of US foreign account law

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 12:10am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Officials will follow US example with law targeting residents abroad Beijing to extend tax reach globally China is expected to introduce its own version of the new US tax law that requires financial institutions around the world to provide Washington with information on US taxpayers, analysts say. Such a law would make it more difficult for corrupt ...

  4. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Government seeks law change to boost fund industry

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 01:04am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Government proposes allowing funds be set up like companies and its products traded like shares, to be in line with global practice Change in law sought to boost fund industry The government has proposed changing the law to allow fund products be set up in a more flexible structure in a bid to catch up with international practice and to promote ...

  5. Business - China Business - SHARES

    Ackman says he has evidence Herbalife is breaking law in China

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 11:38am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Boston Investor says Herbalife broke China laws US investor William Ackman has renewed his attack on Herbalife, saying he has evidence showing the nutrition and weight loss company is breaking direct-selling laws in China, its fastest-growing market. The company said it followed local laws, and Chinese regulators have yet to comment on the matter. Ackman, who has ...

  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Flawed forecasts from fiscal working group defy laws of the universe

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 12:44am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Fiscal group's inflation figures fail to account for temporary anomalies that will self-correct Flawed forecasts defy the laws of the universe we live in Advisers warn of Greek-style debt meltdown SCMP headline, March 4 Me, I happen to live on the third planet in orbit around a minor star called the sun in the Orion arm of the Milky Way galaxy. Where ...

  7. Business - China Business - MONEY LAUNDERING

    EU law to publicly name company owners will help battle corruption in China

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 11:49pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Proposal to make public the owners of trusts and companies incorporated in 28-nation bloc could stem illegal outflows of Chinese capital E.U. law to aid China's war on graft A proposed European Union law to make public who owns secretive companies and trusts would help in the fight against corruption in China, analysts say. The European Parliament ...

  8. Business - China Business - BUSINESS

    Beijing names outsider Fu Yuning chairman of China Resources after sacking of Song Lin

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 11:24pm by Eric Ng

    ... is under investigation by the Communist Party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection for suspected serious violations of party discipline and law- code for graft. China Merchants Group ...

  9. Business - China Business - COMPANY PROFILE

    The colourful mainland and Hong Kong history of graft-hit China Resources

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:50am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Former chairman is being probed for discipline and law violations, but given its history huge company is likely to survive any scandal Colourful past ... for Discipline Inspection, into former chairman Song Lin for suspected serious party discipline and law violations, the company looks set to continue to receive Beijing's support. On a visit to one ...

  10. Business - Companies - QIANHAI

    China Vanke to ramp up construction at its Qianhai special economic zone development

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 11:52am by Sandy Li in Qianhai

    ... company tenants – dominated by banks, insurers, investment funds and law firms – signed leases with China Vanke earlier this month.(April 10). More than 30 per cent are from Hong Kong and include ... batch of the project. “The final decision still needs to be determined by both China Vanke and [the] Qianhai Authority,” he said. The law firm plans to rent one whole office block of 753 square ...




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