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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Law to affirm double stamp duty passed, 17 months after levy came in

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by PHILE SIU, Ada Lee

    ... Phila Siu and Ada Lee The extra tax, which has been levied on almost all property purchases since early last year, voted into law before Legco’s summer break Doubling of stamp duty at last passed Legislation doubling the stamp duty on most property purchases was finally passed by lawmakers last night, just before the Legislative Council enters its three-month summer recess. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555049/law-affirm-double-stamp-duty-passed-17-months-after-levy-came
  2. Business - Companies - BUYOUTS

    Peak property portfolio key to HK$1.6 billion takeover tussle

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 12:41pm by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Family in takeover fight over Peak assets Competing scions of a prominent Taiwanese family are fighting over a HK$2.4 billion property portfolio on the Peak in a bitter battle for control ... on whether it is information that would enable the shareholders to reach a properly informed decision regarding the merits and demerits of the offers," Christina Lee, a partner at law firm Baker ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1563338/peak-property-portfolio-key-hk16-billion-takeover-tussle
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Embracing the rule of law wouldhelp realise the Chinese Dream

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 02:46am by RICK TANG

    ... Rick Tang Rick Tang says Chinese people do not demand democracy but will support corruption fight Embracing the rule of law would help to realise the Chinese Dream When President Xi ... and many "flies" have been caught, the latest being former security chief Zhou Yongkang. Xi is winning the war on corruption, but he must also lead the nation to embrace the rule of law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1564374/embracing-rule-law-wouldhelp-realise-chinese-dream
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - Tax

    As China drafts property tax law, fate of pilot programme up in the air

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 02:29pm by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Confusion over trial property tax The mainland has started drafting a property tax law, but analysts are not sure whether it means a pilot programme ... Congress, told reporters on Sunday that the government "is drafting the [property tax] law and will submit it for approval when the time is ripe". That relieved some industry figures, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1446030/china-drafts-property-tax-law-fate-pilot-programme-air
  5. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Buyers' gripes hit 3,400 after new trade descriptions law

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com 3,400 complain under new trade law The Consumer Council has received 3,463 complaints over unfair selling practices since the amended Trade Descriptions Ordinance took effect a year ago. One complaint involved HK$473,500- the highest amount in any of the cases- over a property trading scandal last year, when the sale of hotel suites developed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556479/buyers-gripes-hit-3400-after-new-trade-descriptions-law
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Property agents will be watching this one closely

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 12:58am by Howard Winn

    ... modestly describes it as "a stunning 2,400 square feet property with sweeping, panoramic harbour views on upper Stubbs Road in Mid-Levels." The property is clearly in a most suitable ... is also included in the sale. If Espinasse sells his property as a result of its exposure on Facebook this could start an uncomfortable trend for property agents.   Picture perfect Good to see ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1555016/property-agents-will-be-watching-one-closely
  7. Alternative Career Options In Law

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:29pm by Randee Stever

    ... to leave, but stay in the law profession because they're not sure what other fields to pursue or what type of job would make them happy. Most lawyers state that the reason they pursued legal studies was to make a difference and change the world, and the law is viewed as the perfect vehicle needed to drive the desired change in the world. This leaves lawyers confused as to what other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1557155/alternative-career-options-law
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOME SALES

    Strong sales of new flats point to Hong Kong property market upturn

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:40am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Strong weekend sales point to upturn in market Fast-selling properties in Tseung Kwan O and at a luxury project at Kowloon Station could be a sign of an upturn in the property market. Sun Hung Kai Properties yesterday sold out the first batch of 192 flats at The Wings IIIA in Tsueng Kwan O. The average price of the flats is HK$13,345 per square ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1582048/strong-sales-new-flats-point-hong-kong-property-market
  9. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Children of married, unmarried parents equal under maintenance laws

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:21am by JONATHAN MOK, CARMEN CHENG

    ... legislation is not identical to English law. The question of whether the courts here had the power to order a lump sum payment or settlement of money for the purchase of property for children ... Jonathan Mok and Carmen Cheng Offspring are equal under maintenance laws no matter whether their parents ever tied the knot No suffering of little children when unmarried couples split ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528812/children-married-unmarried-parents-equal-under-maintenance-laws
  10. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    It's high time to reasonably adjust our disability laws

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by SIMON NG

    ... Simon T M Ng Recent comments from Richard Dawkins highlight a hole in our civil rights protections It's high time to reasonably adjust our disability laws The prominent Oxford ... the person differently. It is a complicated concept but it is fundamental to a piece of good disability rights law. Unfortunately, the idea of reasonable adjustment has been missing from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583135/its-high-time-reasonably-adjust-our-disability-laws

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