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  1. Business - Banking & Finance

    Legal loopholes prompt China to delay Shanghai free-trade zone rules

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com The central government had planned to unveil the rules late last month, but policymakers put the lawyers back to work out of concern the legal framework needed tightening Beijing delays trade zone rules over legal loopholes Beijing has delayed the announcement of new rules for its planned free-trade zone in Shanghai as government lawyers attempt ...

  2. Army studying legal issues for locals

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong yet, he said. 'We need to fix other hurdles in our legal system first.' Under the Military Service Law, local governments must offer preferential treatment to relatives of PLA ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Legal technicalities need to be overcome before Hongkongers can join the People's Liberation Army, the local garrison commander says. However, ...

  3. World legal body chooses city for regional office

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... vote of confidence in Hong Kong's position as a regional legal services centre by an international institution of high repute. With our world-class legal professionals and infrastructure, ... Niall Fraser niall.fraser@scmp.com A prestigious international legal body is set to open a regional office in Hong Kong, in a move described by Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung ...

  4. Keeping up with world's legal eagles

    Posted Jun 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong.' The police, the probation and correctional services or other community justice organisations such as the security services or related non-governmental organisations are welcome to take ...

  5. Better legal system in HK could get rid of need for recovery agents

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a proactive role to devise a pricing formula for legal services. Legal practice is the most protected business in Hong Kong. As the law is practised in a foreign language, everything legal is complicated by the language barrier. The ignorant public has to accept legal services as they are available in the market, not knowing what better services to demand. While Hong Kong lawyers ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's services push a challenge for Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by JEFFREY LAM

    ... including legal services, conventions and exhibitions, as well as banking and accounting. Under the pact, the Qianhai Development Plan has designated Qianhai- located within the Shenzhen special ... Jeffrey Lam Jeffrey Lam says we must learn to work with, and beat, emerging cities China's push to develop services a challenge for HK China's aggressive push to develop modern ...

  7. Waterfront Park needs legal protection

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... or the Leisure and Cultural Services Department should manage it, as it does for most public parks. But first let's grant the park the legal protection it needs and rezone it as a recreational area. ...

  8. Legal advice to be taken on tightening civil servant job curbs

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung The Civil Service Bureau will seek legal advice on whether proposals to tighten restrictions on post-service employment of senior civil servants would contravene human ... jobs. Secretary for the Civil Service Denise Yue Chung-yee told the Legislative Council's public services panel yesterday that her bureau would seek the Department of Justice's opinion ...

  9. Legal, but is it right?

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... employment of political appointees and civil servants. Civil service unions should also put the public interest first and refrain from taking legal action should there be a veto of the original ... public perception. Mr Leung's undisguised and unashamed pursuit of personal interest at the expense of the civil service's reputation has sparked an outcry. It is somewhat surprising ...

  10. Legal courses plug skills gaps

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... of legal professionals supported by a robust legal infrastructure and the services of the [Hong Kong International] Arbitration Centre, which provides a cohesive focal point. Not a lot of other ... and a leading centre for maritime services, there is always a demand for well-trained maritime lawyers with innovative ideas.' Nase said the master's programme and research carried out ...




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