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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Columns about Centaline property index dubbed 'defamatory'

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 04:51am by Austin Chiu

    ... to the articles, the Centa-City Index and Centa-City Leading Index showed a 1.33 per cent increase in second-hand property transactions soon after the government imposed a special stamp duty on buyers who ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Spelling was wrong in bogus bank documents with face value of HK$90b

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by JULIE CHU

    ... on May 21 last year, had false bank account numbers, false signatures and false bank stamps. Some were presented as proof of funds but bank staff had testified that banks in Hong Kong did ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Judge Frank Stock slams long and wasteful trials

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:58am by Austin Chiu

    ... trial, Stock said. But the smooth running of a trial, which lawyers had a duty to ensure, was not inconsistent with the right to a fair trial, he said. The judge also noted that the prosecution ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    'Blackmail' victim handed over 100m shares to boost value of own company's stock, court hears

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 03:46am by Austin Chiu

    ... the current trading price," he said. The barrister also suggested that the "inflated" transaction price disadvantaged Koon because it required him and Chan to pay higher stamp duties ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Voyeur who filmed 63 in bathroom blames poor flat sales for actions

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 02:59am by Thomas Chan

    ... was under severe pressure due to poor flat sales. Developers have reported lower sales since the government imposed a 15 per cent stamp duty on non-local and corporate buyers, while increasing a "special stamp duty" by 5 percentage points for all buyers. The moves were intended to curb soaring property prices. An annual survey by Citibank released last month showed that 15 per cent ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Lawmaker Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung has licence suspended for dangerous driving

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 02:48pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of the Executive Council, his role as a lawmaker or his duties with the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Committee. "The defendant did not commit the offence ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Buying back Nansha land would have incurred huge debt: Ian Fok's lawyer

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:17am by JULIE CHU

    ... of failing in other duties that caused the estate to bear a special stamp duty of some HK$260 million. Chan said that under a settlement agreement in August of last year, Nora Fok, Benjamin Fok ... the five siblings, all children by the senior Fok's first wife, were dealing with the transaction in October of last year, the government applied the 15 per cent special stamp duty, aimed ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    New court date for group accused of PLA barracks break-in

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 12:21pm

    ... Magistrate Bina Chainrai at Eastern Court postponed the case to March 20, for another pre-trial review. She asked the juvenile defendant to contact the duty lawyer service as soon as possible, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Billionaire Nina Wang's will did not give charity a 'free hand', court hears

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:06am by Austin Chiu

    ... and sisters Molly Gong Chung-sum and Kung Yan-sum. "The foundation accepts that there is a fiduciary relationship. It owes a duty to Mrs Wang and to the public. It's not part of our case ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Descendant of Sir Robert Hotung accuses family of fraud

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 05:15am by Austin Chiu

    ... philanthropist Eric Hotung, of acting "dishonestly" with lawyers and the surveying firm, C.Y. Leung & Co, to avoid stamp duties over land sales. The firm made a "fraudulent ...




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