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Value for money - the guiding principle in assessing liquidators' remuneration on administration of trust assets
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 29 2013

Did you know that the court's guiding principle on assessing remuneration for liquidators in respect of their administration of trust assets held by


China issues interim provisions on labour dispatch
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • China, Hong Kong
  • February 11 2014

Subsequent to the issuance of the Circular of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security on Seeking Public Comments on the Several


Landmark case concerning the Macau gaming credit law
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong, Macau
  • March 2 2010

We acted for Wynn Resorts (Macau) S.A., the owner of resort and casino "Wynn Macau", in its claim for credit of about HK$30 million advanced to a high-roller and obtained judgment for the same amount


UK registered trade mark for the Carlyle Hotel name revoked for non use
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Belgium, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Netherlands, United Kingdom
  • March 2 2010

The owners of the Carlyle Hotel in New York have lost their UK trade mark for the CARLYLE name because that name had not been used in the UK


Revised stamp duty rates on sale or transfer of property in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 26 2010

With reference to the Financial Secretary's 2010-11 Budget delivered on 24 February 2010, the stamp duty rates on transactions of properties valued over HK$20 million will be increased with effect from 1 April 2010


Consultation papers relating to disclosure of price sensitive informationinside information
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • April 7 2010

On 29 March 2010, the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau ("FSTB") published the "Consultation Paper on The Proposed Statutory Codification of Certain Requirements to Disclose Price Sensitive Information by Listed Corporations", which proposes to include in the Securities and Futures Ordinance a statutory requirement for a listed corporation to disclose to the public as soon as practicable "price-sensitive information" that has come to its knowledge


Lessons from the CJR - be prepared
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • April 8 2010

Before the recent Civil Justice Reform (CJR), it was much easier to join a party as a defendant to an action


A tale of two jewellers - honest concurrent use of trade marks
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 22 2010

In a trade mark appeal in relation to a household brand in Hong Kong between two renowned jewellers who share the same family origin and enjoy a successful business (C.S.S. Jewellery Company Limited v The Registrar of Trade Marks), the Court of First Instance set aside the Trade Marks Registrar's decision and allowed the Appellant's registration of a trade mark which the Court found the two jewellers had concurrently used for a considerable period of time


Ignore pre-action letters at your peril
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 25 2010

The ruling in Wong Shui Lam v. Hospital Authority (HCPI 1512009) sends a message that failure by the defendant to respond to a claimant's pre-action letters may result in adverse costs orders on an indemnity basis


Bunker Oil Pollution Ordinance
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 1 2010

Hong Kong has recently enacted the Bunker Oil Pollution (Liability and Compensation) Ordinance