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Talk affirms sensible estate planning

Hong Kong, 24 May 2022: Our Partner Alex Liu highlighted the importance of making a will and safeguarding family assets in a presentation to members of the Hong Kong business community. Alex covered such topics as the differences between wills and trusts, protecting your children’s future and guardianship of elders, highlighting his talk – entitled […]

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Covid replays test our endurance

Paris, 18 May 2022: German film director and football fan Wim Wenders once made a movie called The Goalkeeper’s Fear of the Penalty. I’m no lover of spot-kicks either, especially when it’s a shootout to decide a big match involving my beloved Chelsea. Doubt becomes dread which turns into despair. Such was my fate at […]

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Human trafficking flaws exposed

By Melville Boase Hong Kong, 13 May 2022: Migrant worker activists have long argued Hong Kong needs an effective, bespoke law to combat human trafficking and forced labour. Now, a landmark High Court judgment has given renewed hope this may finally happen. In a comprehensive defeat for the government, Mr Justice Russell Coleman ruled this […]

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BC&C’s young footballers shine on

Hong Kong, 11 May 2022: Congratulations to the Boase Cohen & Collins-sponsored VCD Athletic U23s, a group of young footballers making their mark in Southeast England’s highly competitive football scene. The team have just finished runners-up in the Isthmian Development League South, continuing their upward trajectory after six years of continuous backing from BC&C. “It’s […]

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Law & More: Episode 14 – Robbie McRobbie

Hong Kong, 10 May 2022: We are pleased to welcome Robbie McRobbie, CEO of the Hong Kong Rugby Union, as our latest guest on Law & More. Robbie tells our Senior Partner Colin Cohen about his upbringing in Scotland, days at Oxford University and his entertaining first career as a Hong Kong police officer. He […]

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Normal service resumes for INTA

Hong Kong, 6 May 2022: A varied programme of networking, business development sessions and keynote speeches added up to a busy week at the INTA Annual Meeting in Washington DC for Boase Cohen & Collins Partner Susan Cheung. The in-person and virtual hybrid event marked a welcome return to normality for the International Trademark Association […]

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Will a saviour ride to our rescue?

Hong Kong, 4 May 2022: Former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping famously offered a reassurance Hong Kong would retain its way of life after 1997. “Horse racing will continue and dancing parties will go on,” he promised. Covid-19 put a damper on the latter, but the thudding of hooves has persisted. With our city enduring some […]

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Spotlight on violence against women

By Allison Lee Hong Kong, 27 April 2022: To mark International Women’s Day last month, we showcased the invaluable contribution being made by women to the success of Boase Cohen & Collins. Some 55% of our Partners, 70% of our other lawyers and 67% of our administrative staff are female. It is a feelgood story […]

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A measure to make the fur fly

Hong Kong, 20 April 2022: As if life isn’t tough enough for pets in Hong Kong – think cramped flats, lack of green space and high humidity – now our Covid-paranoid government is gunning for them. Animal rights activists are alarmed over toughened regulations which mean owners of pets can be locked up if they […]

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Employers should prepare for MPF overhaul

By Alex Liu Hong Kong, 19 April 2022: The government’s proposal to abolish “offsetting”, the regulation that allows employers to use Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) contributions to make severance and long service payments to workers, has generated much debate. The legislation – recently outlined in detail by my colleague Allison Lee – has been welcomed […]

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Talk affirms sensible estate planning

Hong Kong, 24 May 2022: Our Partner Alex Liu highlighted the importance of making a will and safeguarding family assets in a presentation to members of the Hong Kong business community. Alex covered such topics as the differences between wills and trusts, protecting your children’s future and guardianship of elders, highlighting his talk – entitled […]

Read more

Covid replays test our endurance

Paris, 18 May 2022: German film director and football fan Wim Wenders once made a movie called The Goalkeeper’s Fear of the Penalty. I’m no lover of spot-kicks either, especially when it’s a shootout to decide a big match involving my beloved Chelsea. Doubt becomes dread which turns into despair. Such was my fate at […]

Read more

Human trafficking flaws exposed

By Melville Boase Hong Kong, 13 May 2022: Migrant worker activists have long argued Hong Kong needs an effective, bespoke law to combat human trafficking and forced labour. Now, a landmark High Court judgment has given renewed hope this may finally happen. In a comprehensive defeat for the government, Mr Justice Russell Coleman ruled this […]

Read more

BC&C’s young footballers shine on

Hong Kong, 11 May 2022: Congratulations to the Boase Cohen & Collins-sponsored VCD Athletic U23s, a group of young footballers making their mark in Southeast England’s highly competitive football scene. The team have just finished runners-up in the Isthmian Development League South, continuing their upward trajectory after six years of continuous backing from BC&C. “It’s […]

Read more

Law & More: Episode 14 – Robbie McRobbie

Hong Kong, 10 May 2022: We are pleased to welcome Robbie McRobbie, CEO of the Hong Kong Rugby Union, as our latest guest on Law & More. Robbie tells our Senior Partner Colin Cohen about his upbringing in Scotland, days at Oxford University and his entertaining first career as a Hong Kong police officer. He […]

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