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Sovereign Immunity Absolute in Hong Kong
Posted on 4 Aug 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Fulbright Briefing Democratic Republic of the Congo v FG Hemisphere Associates LLC (FACV Nos, 5, 6 & 7 of 2010) The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (the CFA) recently issued its judgment in Democratic Republic of the Congo v FG Hemisphere... Read More

HONG KONG: Decision on Immunity Not Absolutely Clear
Posted on 15 Aug 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By: Richard Hill and James Rogers Global Arbitration Review A recent appeal brought by the Democratic Republic of the Congo has established that sovereign immunity is absolute in Hong Kong. Richard Hill and James Rogers , partner and senior... Read More

Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Launches Task Force To Address Problems Facing Chinese Companies With U.S.-Traded Securities
Posted on 27 Jun 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By: Gerard G. Pecht , Jeffrey A. Blount , Stephen Mark Dollar , Peter Stokes and Mark Thomas Oakes Fulbright Briefing Chinese companies with securities traded in the United States are facing mounting scrutiny from U.S. regulators, plaintiff's... Read More

Hong Kong Passed New Arbitration Law
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Fulbright Briefing By: Richard Hill and Jia (Jessica) Fei View Media Fulbright's International Arbitration Briefing is written in Chinese. Contributors to Fulbright's Briefing are Richard Hill (rhill@fulbright.com or... Read More

Hong Kong closes loophole on free World Cup on TV
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

HONG KONG - (APINTL) Fans in football-crazed Hong Kong were dealt another blow in their campaign for free World Cup coverage after local regulators moved to close a loophole that allowed locals to watch games on mainland Chinese television. Hong Kong's... Read More

China democracy comments raise doubts in Hong Kong
Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

HONG KONG - (AP) A senior Chinese official's comments that some restrictions on universal suffrage in Hong Kong would be within international norms raised doubts Tuesday about Beijing's commitment to genuine democracy in the former British... Read More

Manulife, Munich Re Team Up to Tap Hong Kong's Changing Health Care Market
Posted on 28 May 2010 by Rebecca Ng

By Rebecca Ng, News Editor, A.M. Best HONG KONG (BestWire) - Proposed government-driven medical reforms together with an aging population and rising medical costs in Hong Kong is generating a new business model for group life and medical insurance... Read More

Hong Kong air pollution blamed on political system
Posted on 28 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

HONG KONG - (AP) Democracy activists are not the only ones unhappy with a slow pace of electoral reform in Hong Kong. Environmentalists blame the city's political setup which guarantees a strong voice for business for stymieing efforts to clean... Read More

Southeast Asian Laws Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (SoEA)

Welcome to LexisNexis South East Asian Laws Toolbox , the law toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the nations of South East Asia, excluding the Peoples’ Republic of China. You will find below the legal content and analysis that... Read More