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  • Australian murder trial with Hong Kong links postponed over 'legal issue'
    Australian murder trial with Hong Kong links postponed over 'legal issue'

    A high-profile murder trial in Sydney - involving a slain student with alleged ties to Hong Kong triads - has been postponed after the shock dismissal of the jury over an undisclosed "legal issue". Former Australian detectives Roger Rogerson, 74, and ...

    South China Morning Post (subscription) | July 29, 2015 19:30
  • Hong Kong law: A trial for wig and gown
    Hong Kong law: A trial for wig and gown

    In Court 23 in Hong Kong's wood-panelled High Court complex, Justice Andrew Chan, dressed in wig and red robes, interrupts a witness's cross-examination for clarification. The three accused, two men and a woman, sit in the dock at the back of the court.

    Financial Times | July 22, 2015 17:24
  • 2015 - The year of competition in Hong Kong

    ... certain circumstances a margin squeeze may cause undue foreclosure in the downstream market to equally efficient competitors. Margin squeeze is a common practice in Hong Kong, and will only contravene competition law in very narrow circumstances.

    Mondaq News Alerts (registration) | July 30, 2015 15:11
  • Legal problems arise in Hong Kong if same-sex couples wed overseas
    Legal problems arise in Hong Kong if same-sex couples wed overseas

    Is there any legal protection in Hong Kong for same-sex couples who register their marriage overseas? Although the city enjoys a reputation as an international financial community, our social development is far from advanced. This is particularly the ...

    South China Morning Post (subscription) | July 27, 2015 19:40

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