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  • Factbox - Hong Kong's Basic Law
    Factbox - Hong Kong's Basic Law

    (Reuters) - China's rubber-stamp parliament is expected on Sunday to endorse the framework for Hong Kong's first direct leadership election, due in 2017. [ID:nL3N0R002V] But Beijing is likely to only allow two or three "patriotic" candidates, with no ...

    Reuters UK | August 31, 2014 05:03
  • Hong Kong Lawyers to Offer Pro Bono Aid to Pro-Democracy Protesters
    Hong Kong Lawyers to Offer Pro Bono Aid to Pro-Democracy Protesters

    HONG KONG—Dozens of Hong Kong lawyers are lining up to offer pro bono assistance to pro-democracy protesters, in a move that highlights the legal community's growing concern over potential infringement on the city's judicial independence by Beijing.

    Wall Street Journal | August 28, 2014 11:07
  • NPC decision vital for development of Hong Kong's political system

    The editorial said the decision was legal, fair and reasonable as it was made in accordance with the Constitution and the Hong Kong Basic Law. It also responded to mainstream opinions in Hong Kong society and complies with the region's realities and ...

    Xinhua | September 1, 2014 05:26
  • Clifford Chance Hong Kong competition head moves to Baker & McKenzie

    Baker & McKenzie Hong Kong and China M&A and competition head David Fleming added: “Given the raft of competition law developments in Hong Kong and China, as well as more widely across the Asia Pacific region, Stephen and the team will be ...

    The Lawyer | September 1, 2014 10:18

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