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View our latest publications, articles, case reviews and events.

Publications

22 January 2018
Welcome to the latest edition of our Hong Kong Medical Law Brief, and our first in 2018.
25 October 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of Hong Kong Personal Injury Brief.
6 April 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of our Hong Kong Medical Law Brief.

Articles

19 April 2018
Cases involving warrants or the lack of them in law enforcement search and seizure contexts are relatively few and far between. But in its recent judgment in the case of Chun Sang Plastics Company Limited v Commissioner of Police and Secretary for Justice [2018] HKCFI 661, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance’s (“CFI”) had to consider a somewhat unusual compensation claim arising from a situation where the police seized property without a search warrant.
23 March 2018
The fact that the work of sponsors in listings have been a major regulatory focus of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in recent times is well known. Recent proposed and actual changes to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) listing regime appears to add to or confirm the extent of sponsor’s duties in the listing process. They are:
2 March 2018
Australia recently became the sixth country in Asia to require some form of mandatory notification to the relevant authorities and/or affected individuals in the event of a data breach. In this article we consider the genesis of data breach notification laws in the US, the similarities and differences across affected countries in Asia Pacific and how it compares to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect in May this year.

Case reviews

22 January 2018
ARB v IVF Hammersmith Ltd [2017] EWHC 2438 (QB) [6 October 2017]
16 June 2017
In this case, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) has ruled that a PRC State-owned enterprise was not entitled to invoke Crown immunity against the execution of a charging order of assets in Hong Kong.
6 April 2017
The United Kingdom’s Court of Appeal, upholding the High Court’s decision, rules that the Trial Judge had not erred in finding that a consultant neuroradiologist had been negligent. Further, the Judge had been entitled to find that the independence and objectivity of the Appellant’s expert witness had been undermined by a failure to disclose that they had previously worked together.
 

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