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  1. HK's legal services touted to Canada

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan Canadian investors looking to do business in China should consider using Hong Kong as a base because of the quality of its legal services, Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung ... that arise from these agreements,' Miss Leung said. 'Mainland companies venturing overseas are also making use of Hong Kong's legal services.' Her speech underscores the close ...

  2. Law Society warns of problems in 'no win, no fee' arrangement

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... The Law Society has warned of the pitfalls of introducing a 'no win, no fee' arrangement for legal services. The idea is being discussed today by a Law Reform Commission panel. ... ineligible for legal aid but who are not wealthy enough to shoulder the high cost of litigation for civil claims. The report warns of the need for the appellant to take out after-the-event insurance, ...

  3. Change of function touted for legal aid

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... legal services on a 'no win, no fee' basis. ... The legal aid scheme should be transformed into a legal aid fund operating on a conditional fee basis, Law Society vice-president Michael Lintern-Smith has suggested. The Legal Aid ...

  4. Jury still ponders bribe case

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... involving Chan Kau-tai, the Housing Department's chief building services engineer. Chan, 58, denies 14 charges of accepting more than $3.3 million in bribes from contractors and suppliers. He ...

  5. Canto-pop star's father begins trial

    Posted Nov 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 57, chief building services engineer of the Housing Department, earlier pleaded not guilty to 15 counts of being a public servant accepting an advantage and one count of misconduct in public ... yesterday to hear the trial, which is expected to last five weeks. Mr Justice Pang Kin-kee reminded the jurors they could be excused from service if they or their families were either employees ...

  6. Justice secretary says HK can be regional legal hub

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Hong Kong has the potential to become the regional hub for legal services, according to Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie. 'The fact Hong Kong's legal system is one with which foreign investors are familiar reaffirms our position,' she told members of the Law Society's mainland legal affairs committee. Their discussions were published in the Law ...

  7. Mainland considers tracker fund

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... complicated.' The Hong Kong Tracker Fund is relatively straightforward, as the government portfolio held the 33 Hang Seng Index constituent stocks for companies which all have a clear legal status. ...

  8. Legal advice sought on directors

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The government is seeking legal advice to clarify the corporate governance role of directors it appoints to the boards of listed companies. The move came after legislator Eric Li ... Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Frederick Ma Si-hang said he would seek advice from the Department of Justice on the issue. But he said he personally considered there would ...

  9. Legal aid change?

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the panel on administration of justice and legal services of the Legislative Council and are being studied. The article also suggested expanding the scope of the Supplementary Legal Aid Scheme. ... I refer to the article headlined 'Change of function touted for legal aid' (July 10). It would be incorrect to say that the Legal Aid Department has experienced constant funding ...

  10. Legal online music remains an elusive tune

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... and then makes it impossible for us to buy music legally. Although there is nothing stopping you from trying out some of the other services, they will all have similar problems until the legal questions ... I perhaps be looking to another service such as BuyMusic.com or Rhapsody? My interest is quite legitimate. I am willing to buy music online if I can. I am not looking to 'steal' anything. ...




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