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A Civil Practitioner Enters the World of Criminal Law

Former Chief Justice of Hong Kong, the Honourable Geoffrey Ma GBM KC SC delivers talk entitled “A Civil Practitioner Enters the World of Criminal Law.” Mr Ma traces the development of criminal law over the centuries, intertwined with his own experiences as a senior judge in Hong Kong’s common law system.


Clampdown on Rogue Sales Staff

A four-year campaign by the Customs and Excise Department to combat aggressive sales tactics at fitness centres appears to have some significant effect.


Independent Contractor Today, Employee Tomorrow?

On October 11, 2022, The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed a new rule which, if passed, would redefine which workers are considered “employees,” and which workers qualify as “independent contractors” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).


Dragons Bat on With Renewed Support

Boase Cohen & Collins and Somerley Capital Holdings Limited are delighted to extend their sponsorship of Hong Kong’s all-Chinese development team, the CHK Dragons, for a further two years.



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