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  1. U.K. bribes law a headache for HK companies

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and manufacturers are among the thousands of Hong Kong companies who have spent precious manhours training staff and upgrading in-house procedures over the past six months to ensure compliance with the law, which was implemented on July 1. The law, said to be the toughest in the world, prohibits the offering or acceptance of bribes from foreign public- and private-sector officials, and lays down ...

  2. A lesson in government as city settles demolition row

    Posted Apr 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of civil disputes. Let the law talk.' But Zou Tao, a Shenzhen-based property rights activist said he doubted whether the dispute would have been resolved so smoothly away from the media ... said the Property Law, which was passed at the annual session of National People's Congress last month and will come into effect in October, was the biggest hope for private home owners. ...

  3. No guarantee of rule of law and freedom without full democracy

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of what's wrong with us can actually be cured without it'. True, even full democracy cannot solve all society's problems. However, it is naive to believe that the rule of law and freedom ... cannot 'stop property developers from duping us with fake sales brochures... end dishonest sales tactics by pay-TV providers or... end government destruction of heritage sites'. But, ...

  4. US brokerage revises its approach to Hong Kong

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Agency and Midland Realty- muscling into Hong Kong's tightly held property brokerage market is not easy, noted Samson Law Lai-choi, who speaks from experience. Centaline and Midland's ... Peggy Sito A failed attempt to enter Hong Kong's brokerage market has not deterred US property agency Intero Real Estate Services from seeking a foothold in the city to sell local ...

  5. Building height rules are unfair and will discourage investment

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... blocks. Hong Kong has a proud history of maintaining the rule of law and individual property rights are a mainstay of Hong Kong's economic, political and judicial system. This has allowed ... calling for height restrictions in Mid-Levels west are not in accordance with the promotion of individual property rights and violate private investors' and home owners' interests. ...

  6. Why these little Olympians are now HK's most protected species

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Olympic Committee's- intellectual property rights. 'The breadth of its protective and creative efforts is simply breathtaking,' according to lawyer Peter Shen Zhongquan, who filed ... He compared the process- three years in the making and continuing still- to the public listing of a company. Based on standard fees charged by the Intellectual Property Department, at least ...

  7. On the Move

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... white collar crime, law enforcement and regulatory matters. He also handles corporate litigation, shareholders' disputes and insolvency matters, defamation cases, as well as property ... University of Hong Kong, she joins the authority from Hysan Development. Irene Hui Solicitor Hampton Winter and Glynn An experienced matrimonial lawyer, Hui joins the law firm from So, Lung & ...

  8. Buying property & events- Macau

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... So simple for buyers Purchasing property in Macau is simpler than in Hong Kong, according to Ronald Cheung, chief executive of Midland Macau. 'The buyer and seller get their sale and purchase documents attested by the government or authorised bodies, and it is good to have the presence of lawyers to witness the process. Those buying unfinished flats during the presale period ...

  9. Heavy hand of law comes down too hard

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo Bravo, Asia's finest! You have proved yourself to be every bit as adept at stifling freedom of speech and of the press as your mainland counterparts. On Saturday, police officers forcibly removed a local reporter from a media area after he sh ...

  10. Pie in the sky

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... of the property oligarchs who behave exactly the same way. They do so because they can. A law in itself will not redress the balance of power in the market, but it provides some form of redress and has ... a reality pill- preferably a strong one. Successful lobbying by the people who have the most to lose from an effective competition law has ensured that tough measures to break up cartels ...




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