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  1. Minsheng case 'focuses on auction proceeds'

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bei Hu and Hui Yuk-min The clarification comes after Qianjin seeks to withhold approval for the bank's listing, pending a final ruling The Supreme People's Court is not ruling ... the Supreme People's Court rule in favour of the Dongguan court, the auction proceeds would be used to pay off Qianjin's other creditors rather than Minsheng. A Minsheng spokesman confirmed ...

  2. US court could seize BMW cars

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... no one is dealing with it.' He said the US District Court of Columbia had accepted the case and given the Liaoning government until November 2 to reply. Under US law, Mr Yang would win ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai A United States court could order the seizure of BMW cars produced in China and exported to other countries if exiled entrepreneur Yang Rong wins his case ...


    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Prenuptial agreements, popular with Hollywood celebrities and mega-wealthy people, could gain popularity in Hong Kong if a landmark British case is adopted as a yardstick. The Supreme Court in Britain recently ruled in a divorce dispute between former banker Nicholas Granatino and German heiress Katrin Radmacher, reducing Granatino's settlement from about HK$73 million ...

  4. Judiciary should be helped to outgrow colonial legacies

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the application of known principles or laws without intervention. If judges apply objective laws regardless of other considerations there is no need for succession planning. In the US, where Supreme Court ... planning? The US Constitution refers to the American people as the contractual parties to pursue collective ideals and provides a detailed institutional framework for upholding them. Constitutional ...

  5. Notorious drug kingpin executed for trafficking

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the chemical was not rat poison. The Supreme People's Court gave its final approval for the death penalty before Liu was executed, a step required by law. Liu, 44, was fond of chemistry ... to death on June 26, 2006- International Anti-Drug Day- by Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court for making 18 tonnes of methamphetamine. The judge was quoted by the Guangzhou-based ...

  6. Courting friends

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode This column is about the US and Vietnam. Ultimately that means it's about China, too. US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's move to involve Washington in resolving South China Sea disputes illuminates the fact that a delicate US-Vietnam courtship has been getting decidedly hotter. While that courtship serves US strategic interests, it also suggests ...

  7. Dissident's trial sends message to activists

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... away. Gregory May, a political officer with the US embassy in Beijing who was barred from the hearing, said outside the court the United States called on China to respect the rights of all its ... also left a letter to the Supreme People's Court calling for Liu's release. Staff of the office quickly removed the letter and the ribbons. Critics say the timing of the verdict ...

  8. Good business sense appears far from logical in mainland courts

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... against a state-owned enterprise overrides the public good. It is a problem recognised by China's Supreme People's Court, which has taken steps to rid the system of eroding elements. ... commercial judgments, and China does the same with Hong Kong ones. In theory, litigants would be able to take a Hong Kong judgment across the border where a court would order the seizure of assets ...

  9. Taiwan's constitutional court: a model for Beijing?

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... interpreted Hong Kong's Basic Law and prepared to handle constitutional claims, thus far it has avoided them. Mainland courts, by contrast, have sometimes been eager to enforce constitutional ... court, similar to the widely influential German model, but Communist Party leaders reject judicial independence at any level. Can contemporary Chinese political culture sustain a constitutional ...

  10. Winnie Ho takes SJM case to Court of Appeal

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of SJM shareholders, and hope the Court of Appeal would give us the right decision,' Ms Ho said in a written statement. Ms Ho filed an application for a judicial review to the High Court ... Wong Ka-chun Winnie Ho Yuen-ki, the estranged sister of SJM Holdings chairman Stanley Ho Hung-sun, yesterday filed an application with the Court of Appeal after the High Court dismissed ...




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