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December 2018

Our former Managing Partner and Ex-Board Member of Meritas visited Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein...

Our former Managing Partner and Ex-Board Member of Meritas, Amanda Liu, recently visited ASD, the Meritas member firm in Munich, Germany. She was greeted by its Partner, Mr Anton M. Ostler. ASD is a full service law firm with offices in 6 German...
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December 2018

Our Partner and Head of Commercial Department, Mr Philip Wong recognized by China Business Law...

We are pleased to announce that our Partner and Head of Commercial Department, Mr Philip Wong is recognised as an A-List lawyer (法律精英) in China Business Law Journal. The A List, which identifies the top 150 lawyers for China-related...
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November 2018

GALLANT HOSTED THE MERITAS 2018 ASIA REGIONAL MEETING...

Our firm hosted the Meritas Asia Regional Meeting from 15 November 2018 to 17 November 2018. During the meeting, representatives from 15 Meritas members firms from and outside of Asia, including Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Taiwan, Singapore,...
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November 2018

The 13th Law & Order Cup...

The Law & Order Cup (法紀盃) is a friendly golf tournament held annually amongst the legal sector and law enforcement agencies. Members of the Judiciary, Legislators, Solicitors and Counsel represent the Law Team while Law Enforcement Agencies...
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November 2018

NEWLY ADMITTED SOLICITORS STAYING WITH OUR FIRM...

Bernice Hung, Ricky Tam and Tina Tsang were admitted to the roll of solicitors of the Hong Kong High Court in October this year. They successfully went through the two-year training as trainee solicitors in our firm. During that period, they were...
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November 2018

HKEX’S CONSULTATION CONCLUSIONS ON REVIEW OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE CODE AND GUIDANCE FOR BOARDS AND...

In November 2017, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited published the Consultation Paper on Review of the Corporate Governance Code and Related Listing Rules. It then published the Consultation Conclusions on 27 July 2018, which sets out the...
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November 2018

BANK FOUND OWING NO DUTY TO ADVICE TO CUSTOMERS IN HIGH RISK INVESTMENTS...

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance on 30 July 2018 affirmed the existing principles governing the relationship between banks and customers engaging in investment services, and found that the bank did not owe a duty to advise on the suitability...
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November 2018

GALLANT RECOGNIZED by IFLR1000 2019...

We are pleased to announce that in IFLR1000 2019, our firm is recognised as a notable firm and our Partner and Head of Commercial Department, Mr Philip Wong is also recognised as a highly regarded lawyer. The IFLR1000 has been publishing the...
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October 2018

Seminar on Compliance Issues in Banking and Finance Industry ...

First introduced in 2010, the Guideline on a Sound Remuneration System issued by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (CG-5) reflects the Principles for Sound Compensation Practices and the Implementation Standards issued by the Financial Stability...
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October 2018

LEGAL NEWS UPDATE: SHOULD REDEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL OF ADJOINING LOTS ON A MERGED SITE BASIS BE...

A respondent in a recent application for compulsory sale argued that the “marriage value” of several adjoining lots of land should be considered by the Lands Tribunal in fixing the open market value of the subject lot. The “marriage value”...