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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Employers, and not just the minimum wage, distort Hong Kong labour market

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of the whole world. We are talking of Hong Kong only, and Hong Kong employers have their own way of distorting the local labour market as much as any minimum wage law can do. Their way is to lobby ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    China's currency swap deal with Switzerland is just plain dumb

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with it. The basic rule here is something like the law of gravity, which says that what goes up must come back down. In balance of payments matters, the law is that what comes in must go back out. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Police can handle Occupy protest, so why the paranoia from Beijing?

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... as they stated their plans they could be thrown in jail for causing trouble and being quarrelsome. Jurisdictions governed by the rule of law have trouble with this concept, however. Robbery, assault ...

  4. Property - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong's simple answer to its industrial land space puzzle

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:06am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... be put to purely industrial uses. I don't blame the CFA. That was what the law said and our top judges had to go with the law. Nor would it be easy for government to change this law. It goes ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Council proposals won't do much for investor protection

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... not have. In New York, for instance, cheated shareholders can sue via class action paid for in contingency fees. These are union-busting advances which our own Amalgamated Brotherhood of Law ... for small fry investors. When these regulators were challenged recently to discipline the MTR Corporation for not reporting price-sensitive information to the stock exchange, as required by a law ...

  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Social responsibility should begin and end with the law

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... and end with the law Corporate social responsibility (CSR)- a management concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns into their operations and interactions ... an obligation beyond any imposed on them by law to promote social harmony and equality and to pioneer environmental protection practices. If it is required of them by law then they have a legal ...

  7. Business - Companies - JAKE'S VIEW

    Corporate rescue bill not worth saving

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:34am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the city lags other markets in terms of a liquidation law for firms. SCMP, June 3 And will lag it forever is my guess. Very little gets through the Legislative Council any longer. My crystal ball ... And you will not find me among the mourners. I think the existing bankruptcy provisions in law are just fine for the purpose and that Chapter 11 is a fudge that allows smooth-talking operators ...

  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Smell a rat? Let the market deal with it

    Posted May 20th 2014, 12:41am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... an employer in years, nor clients. Trust is valued in the market. Hold true and the market will support you. Betray it and the market will drop you. And if you are the client here is a word of advice: ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Tardy MTR Corp must tell stock exchange about its delays

    Posted May 15th 2014, 12:52am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... please and answerable to us alone but we shall let you have a few shares because we're nice guys. The law treats the government as just an MTR shareholder and has nothing to say about Legco ... of accountability goes. The law takes a different approach. It says that directors of listed firms are responsible for ensuring that price-sensitive information is disclosed to the investing public as soon ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    MTR's silence on delays offers test of how well the SFC protects investors

    Posted May 11th 2014, 03:34am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... hands that way. In any case, the SFC took Tiger Asia to one of its kangaroo courts, a Market Misconduct Tribunal, and predictably convicted it there. In a court of law the SFC would have had ... no longer appeal the decision in a court of law, except perhaps in very exceptional circumstances. The two are meant to be mutually exclusive. But the SFC itself can still go to a court of law and, ...




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