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The “Letters of No Consent” Regime was held unconstitutional by the Court of First Instance

Hong Kong - February 7 2022 On 30 December 2021, Coleman J delivered an important judgment in Tam Sze Leung v Commissioner of Police [2021] HKCFI 3118, where he held that the…

Victor Wong

New investigatory powers of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data under the new anti-doxxing law

Hong Kong - December 3 2021 On 8 October 2021, Hong Kong's privacy law heralded a new era in the protection of personal data, by the introduction of doxxing-related offences in…

Victor Wong

SFC disciplined sponsors for inadequate due diligence and disclosure

Hong Kong - December 3 2021 In October 2021, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) reprimanded Yi Shun Da Capital Limited (YSD) and Ample Capital Limited (ACL) and fined…

Mandy Pang

Court of Appeal limits application of “fraud exception” in Order 14 summary judgment applications, while such exception is set to be abolished before the end of 2021

Hong Kong - September 30 2021 There were conflicting judicial opinions of first instance courts as to whether the exception in summary judgment applications under Order 14, rule…

Victor Wong

Court of Appeal refuses to determine the Competition Commission’s challenge to the criminal standard of proof in competition proceedings for a pecuniary penalty

Hong Kong - June 28 2021 In Competition Commission v W. Hing Construction Co Ltd & Ors [2021] HKCA 877, the Court of Appeal refused to determine whether the standard of proof…

Victor Wong