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  1. Make Hong Kong the cartel capital of the world

    Posted Aug 18th 2003, 12:00am by Mark Williams

    ... to allocate funds for a campaign to extol Hong Kong's unique advantages. Just imagine the employment opportunities, the take up of new office space, the occupancy rates of hotels, the patronage ... the administration is noted, Hong Kong could indeed grasp this unique opportunity to become the cartel capital of the world. Mark Williams, an assistant professor of law at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425058/make-hong-kong-cartel-capital-world
  2. Power struggle: five cases that tested Hong Kong's legal boundaries

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

    ... The convictions of two protestors who defaced flags were upheld. Key quote: 'The national flag is a unique symbol of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as an inalienable part ... 1 Issue: Did the common law survive the handover? Court of Appeal, July 29, 1997 Ruling: The laws in force before the handover, including the common law, became the laws of the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/595450/power-struggle-five-cases-tested-hong-kongs-legal-boundaries
  3. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Tighten law to prevent snooping, Hong Kong legislators urge

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, JOSHUA BUT

    ... Lawmakers call for action because the city's surveillance ordinance regulates only activities conducted by law enforcement agencies Hong Kong needs to tighten its laws on invasion ... whistle-blower Edward Snowden in an exclusive interview with the Post last week that the US has hacked computers in Hong Kong and the mainland for years. Under the city's surveillance regulations, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1262474/tighten-law-prevent-snooping-hong-kong-legislators-urge
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong legal opinion divided on Edward Snowden extradition

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Joyce Ng

    ... And one leading lawyer predicted that an extradition battle could drag on in the Hong Kong courts for anything up to five years. Under both Article 6 of the agreement between Hong Kong and the US for the surrender of fugitive offenders and Section 5 of Hong Kong's Fugitive Offenders Ordinance, a person shall not be extradited if it appears that the offence they are accused of has a political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1259466/hong-kong-legal-opinion-divided-edward-snowden-extradition
  5. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong homebuyers hail 'honest' sales law

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, Joyce Ng

    ... after seeing display flats of Hong Kong Ferry's Green Code project yesterday that developers "will no longer be able to exaggerate the features of their projects. They used to offer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1226215/homebuyers-hail-honest-sales-law
  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Top Hong Kong judge refuses to let solicitors wear wigs in higher courts

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Brush-off for solicitors who want to wear wigs It's a ruling that may leave some solicitors tearing their hair out. The city's top judge has refused their request to be allowed to wear wigs- historically a symbol of ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1223237/top-judge-refuses-let-solicitors-wear-wigs-court
  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Chief Hong Kong prosecutor wants easier way to seize dirty cash

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... invariably comes not just from one jurisdiction but through many other jurisdictions before coming into Hong Kong. "I cannot prosecute people in other countries for crimes they commit there. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1220094/dpp-wants-easier-way-seize-dirty-cash
  8. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL SERVICES

    Why 'no win, no fee' is no go for Hong Kong lawyers

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Stuart Lau

    ... the client wins. It's considered a vital way to give those without the means to mount an expensive legal action a shot at justice. In Hong Kong, a lawyer taking on such an action risks falling ... jurisdictions is not a factor that would attract leniency." Mui, the first barrister to be convicted of the offence in Hong Kong, was jailed for what Woodcock said were "obnoxious" deals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1208798/why-no-win-no-fee-no-go-hong-kong-lawyers
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong's rule of law in safe hands, says judge

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... will bow to no one but the law' Hong Kong's judiciary will remain as independent and well-respected as it is today regardless of what cynics may say, according to a top judge. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann did not specify which cynics as he highlighted the judiciary's critical role in Hong Kong's post-1997 prosperity. Now a non-permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1190845/hong-kongs-rule-law-safe-hands-says-judge
  10. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong's graft laws apply to Zhu Rongji's son and other members of new body

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Dennis Chong, Peggy Sito

    ... services sector. Besides the council, the government also appointed heavyweights to the Economic Development Commission to set overall strategy for Hong Kong's further economic growth. ... Boon, a vice-chairman of Kerry Group, controlling shareholder of SCMP Group, which publishes this newspaper. "All of us who live here want to see Hong Kong do well," said Yeo, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1131329/hong-kongs-graft-laws-apply-zhu-rongjis-son-and-other-members-new

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