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  1. Business - POINT OF LAW

    Mainland investment fund market set for reforms

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by LYNN YANG

    ... In addition to a legal framework for privately offered funds, the existing regulated mutual funds are likely to face a substantial procedural change in fund-raising. The draft amendments contemplate ... be required. Under the current legal regime, the launch of a new mutual fund product is required to be approved by multiple authorities through lengthy approval procedures. In order to shorten ...

  2. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    Where flexibility meets cost efficiency in settling disputes

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by JAMES BERGER

    ... may be excluded on procedural grounds. Proper and generally strict application of the law is the paramount concern, and regardless of what the judge views as the fairness of a particular ... Arbitration rules are inherently more flexible and permissive than the procedural codes that govern litigation. But even beyond procedural flexibility, arbitrators have far more latitude than courts ...

  3. Business - China Business - POINT OF LAW

    Hong Kong and Macau's arbitration agreement

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by JIM JAMES

    ... This arrangement will provide an effective method of enforcing any Hong Kong arbitral awards in Macau, and vice versa. Hong Kong and Macau both have procedures for the enforcement of foreign awards, namely, the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance, and Macau's Decree Law, but these procedures lack the efficiency of a special bilateral reciprocal arrangement. Although details of the Hong ...

  4. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    Beijing's Guideline ensures firms must take care with personal info

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Veronica Lockyer

    ... on the mainland. The provisions of the guidelines are worth noting as they are likely to form the foundation of future legally binding data privacy laws.   What are the key points worth noting? ... and is not legally binding. However, the public is becoming increasingly sensitised to data privacy issues. As a result, the damage to an organisation's reputation caused by a failure to keep personal ...

  5. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    It's a case of buyer beware if moving into the mainland

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by JUSTIN WILSON, Sun Hong

    ... are not unwittingly buying more or less than you had bargained for. Foreign investors will generally choose to work with an adviser to conduct a legal review, or due diligence, on the target company. Due ... concern (e.g., is the company involved in any disputes that could result in it having to pay damages after it has been acquired?). In tandem with the legal due diligence, it would be prudent ...

  6. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    When advantage becomes a bribe

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by ELIZABETH MCDONALD

    ... or acceptance should take place in Hong Kong in order to be covered by the ordinance.   Is it necessary to have a gifts and entertainment policy? There is no legal requirement in Hong Kong to have ... demonstrate that it has adequate anti-bribery and corruption procedures in place. In addition to a robust compliance infrastructure, staff should have annual training on ordinance requirements ...

  7. Business - Money - POINT OF LAW

    Agree how to disagree- the first step to dispute resolution

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by JAMES BERGER

    ... unfamiliar, and expensive for the defendant, who may be required to litigate a dispute under foreign procedures and law. As a result, sophisticated parties routinely include dispute resolution ... in a country that neither of the contracting parties is from? Needless to say, national laws on various topics may be substantially different; even the method of legal analysis differs between common ...

  8. Business - China Business - POINT OF LAW

    New merger rules aim to speed up review process

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by David Livdahl, Jenny Sheng, Karen Song

    ... for the regulator to establish a simplified procedure or "fast-track" for its review of merger cases that do not raise significant competition issues. By defining the types of mergers ... to repeal its classification of a simple case.   WRITE TO US Send your legal questions to bizpost@scmp.com. ...

  9. Business - China Business - POINT OF LAW

    Arbitration players across the border in row of their own

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by WARREN GANESH, Gary Yin

    ... parties are free to agree where to arbitrate in China, as in most other jurisdictions; arbitration being underpinned by contractual freedom to choose the forum and procedures. CIETAC ... (for now) refused to accept the legality of SHIAC and SCIA or their authority to determine arbitrations.   Some points to look out for Parties proposing to arbitrate in China, or entering ...



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