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Introducing Ally Law’s COVIDAlly blog

Introducing Ally Law’s COVIDAlly blog Hong Kong, 24 March 2020: Every day, as we learn more about Covid-19 and witness its spread around the world, new questions arise. We understand that business owners and executives need information quickly in the face of this unprecedented challenge. Boase Cohen & Collins can help. We are the sole […]

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To wear or not to wear? That is the question

To wear or not to wear? That is the question As the Covid-19 pandemic continues unabated, most Hongkongers are still covering their faces with masks as they go about their lives. A sensible precaution or panicked overreaction? Boase Cohen & Collins Associate Kristie Wong considers the arguments. Hong Kong, 20 March 2020: The outbreak and spread of […]

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Covid-19 – an update from Boase Cohen & Collins

Covid-19 – an update from Boase Cohen & Collins Hong Kong, 18 March 2020: We are now seeing most parts of the world grapple with problems which have been affecting Hong Kong for two months, namely living with and trying to contain the Covid-19 outbreak while attempting to alleviate the widespread panic that it generates. […]

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Another step forward’ for LGBT+ rights

‘Another step forward’ for LGBT+ rights Hong Kong, 12 March 2020: Boase Cohen & Collins Partner Lisa Wong has welcomed a landmark High Court ruling on a judicial review application against the government’s policy of denying legally married same-sex couples the right to apply for public housing. Mr Justice Anderson Chow ruled the Housing Authority had […]

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BC&C mourns the passing of Charles Cook

BC&C mourns the passing of Charles Cook Hong Kong, 5 March 2020: It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our good friend and work colleague Charles Cook following a long illness. Charles, an outstanding lawyer widely admired in the profession, had been a Consultant with Boase Cohen & Collins for 16 […]

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When the world is our office

When the world is our office Hong Kong’s status as a major business and trade hub means law firms in the city have to be international in their outlook. Boase Cohen & Collins Partner Alex Liu explains how the firm achieves this through its membership of global legal services organisation Ally Law. Hong Kong, 25 February 2020: […]

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A dilemma for claimant employees

A dilemma for claimant employees The long-standing issue of costs in proceedings involving the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board has been clarified by a significant Court of Final Appeal ruling. Boase Cohen & Collins Partner Teddy Lam examines an intriguing case. Hong Kong, 19 February 2020: The issue of whether the Employees Compensation Assistance Fund […]

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Arbitration built on solid foundations

Arbitration built on solid foundations When it comes to settling disputes in Hong Kong’s multi-billion-dollar construction sector, arbitration plays a significant role. Boase Cohen & Collins Associate Wendy Kwan explains why the process is so attractive to industry stakeholders. Hong Kong, 18 February 2020: The construction industry is a hugely significant part of Hong Kong’s economy. […]

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Listen to the facts, not the rumours

Listen to the facts, not the rumours With the Covid-19 epidemic spreading from Mainland China and causing widespread disruption in Hong Kong and elsewhere, Boase Cohen & Collins Senior Partner Colin Cohen calls for calm heads and explains that it is business as usual in the firm’s office. Hong Kong, 17 February 2020: Hong Kong has […]

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When the deceased may not have final say

When the deceased may not have final say Inheritance or financial disputes can add to the pain of a spouse or close relative’s passing. Boase Cohen & Collins Partner Fiona Chan outlines the legal options available to anyone who wishes to challenge a Will or the rules of intestacy. Hong Kong, 5 February 2020: Bereavement brings considerable […]

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A beastly beginning to the year

Hong Kong, 26 January 2022: It is decades since fearsome South China tigers stalked the hills of Hong Kong, yet they remain part of this city’s fascinating folklore. In 1915, one such beast killed two policemen sent to investigate its presence in Sheung Shui before it was shot several days later. Its mounted head is […]

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Usha Casewell and team ranked in Chambers

Hong Kong, 24 January 2022: Congratulations to our Partner Usha Casewell and her Family Law team for being recognised in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners, publishers of the world’s premier legal guide. Usha, head of the Matrimonial Department, is once again named as a Notable Practitioner while Boase Cohen & Collins is praised […]

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‘Inserter’ case shows value of cooperation

By Alex Liu Hong Kong, 19 January 2022: In a landmark case, the Competition Commission has used its Cooperation Policy for the first time to investigate and punish three firms involved in price-rigging over the sale of mass-mailing machines. Introduced almost three years ago, the Cooperation Policy allows firms engaged in anti-competitive conduct to assist […]

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A birthday bash and Cathay-bashing

Hong Kong, 12 January 2022: This week at BC&C, with the Omicron coronavirus variant at large in Hong Kong, we have implemented our strictest social distancing regime thus far. We are maintaining rigid segregation of our four offices in Dominion Centre to minimise risk of cross-infection; in-house meetings are conducted via Zoom; no visitors are […]

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A boost for cross-border co-operation

By Alex Liu Hong Kong, 5 January 2022: The new year begins with welcome news for Hong Kong and Mainland China’s huge cross-border business community: long-awaited legislation to enhance legal co-operation between the two jurisdictions is imminent. The Department of Justice is currently conducting a public consultation – ending on 31 January – on its […]

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