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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco filibuster on stamp duty puts more than HK$4b at stake, lawyers warn

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Austin Chiu, Sandy Li

    ... it is not common for clients' money to be misappropriated, it has happened in the past." Law Society vice-president Thomas So cited a case last year in which a former senior partner of K&L Gates, Navin-kumar Aggarwal, was jailed for 12 years for an HK$8 billion fraud and money laundering scheme designed to pay off his huge gambling debts. Chiang said the government should not have ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Walter Kwok's bid for review of Law Society case thrown out by High Court

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Ping-sheung for a judicial review of the handling of his defamation complaint against a lawyer. The SHKP chairman had filed the complaint with the Law Society against solicitor William Kwan Cheuk-yin. ... was replaced as chairman of the property giant. Kwok was unhappy that the society had asked him to come back only after he had concluded any other legal action he might take against Kwan. He also ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui's wife 'discussed layout of flats with SHKP', court told

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:31pm by Austin Chiu

    ... something built and then subsequently it had to be removed … because it would be a waste of money." Hui's wife also appointed a contractor around March 2001 to handle the interior design ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    SHKP threatened to pull out of Ma Wan project, Rafael Hui graft trial hears

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:33pm by Austin Chiu

    ... submitted by developers for the West Kowloon Cultural District project. Other members of the steering committee would have to inspect the draft report at a designated assessment venue at Wan Chai ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Protesters speak up against lawyers' march

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Two groups, one led by an ex-Law Society president, rally in support of white paper Protesters speak up against lawyers' march A former Law Society ... paper. Junius Ho Kwan-yiu, who now sits on the society's council, issued a last-minute appeal and gathered about 20 people in front of the Court of Final Appeal on Battery Path less than ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    ‘Developer meetings were not unusual’, Kwok-Hui graft trial hears

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 11:30pm by Austin Chiu

    ... had decided to impose three extra conditions on the West Kowloon Cultural District project to cause the tender process and developers' bids to fail. Clare Montgomery QC said Hui designed ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    SHKP manager tells court of shock at theme park setback

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:42pm by Austin Chiu, Stuart Lau

    ... the design of the park, intending to complete the first part by the end of 2006. But the project hit a snag in 2005, when SHKP was told by the Lands Department that the government might ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong lawyers march to defend judiciary in wake of Beijing's white paper

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 06:38pm by Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu, BRIAN YAP

    ... "What's happening here is connected to suppression of the mainland's civic society, underground churches and human rights lawyers," said Teng, who teaches at Chinese University. Solicitors also braved the heat and joined the march, from the High Court to the Court of Final Appeal, in apparent defiance of Law Society president Ambrose Lam San-keung, who earlier spoke ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui’s friend made no-questions-asked money transfers for him, trial hears

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 03:24pm by Austin Chiu

    ... official. "Correct," Chin said. Kwan is accused of being part of an elaborate scheme designed to funnel millions of dollars from Thomas Kwok and Raymond Kwok to Hui, via SHKP executive ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Alleged go-between Francis Kwan feared being convicted, prosecutor tells Hui trial

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:31pm by Austin Chiu

    ... from Kwan's home purported to show that the HK$19 million Kwan transferred to Hui were "loans". But Perry said in fact they were designed to mislead the investigators. "Why ...




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