On 10 February, 2015, the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”) announced a record fine of 6.088 billion yuan on Qualcomm for its alleged abuse of its dominant position on several specific markets in violation of the Anti-monopoly Law of the People’s Republic of China (“Anti-Monopoly Law”).
On 26 June 2015, the Litigation and Arbitration Committee of AllBright Law Offices and representatives from SWC co-hosted the International Dispute Resolution Forum 2015 (Qingdao) held at Garden Hotel, Qingdao for discussion and sharing on problems facing PRC corporations in cross-border transactions.
SW partners Ms Catherine Por and Ms Wendy Lam attended the “Towards the Well-Being of the Child through the Hague Child Abduction and Protection of Children Conventions: An Asia Pacific Symposium” in Macao on 25th and 26th June 2015.
In a recent English case, Shagang South-Asia (Hong Kong) Trading Co. Ltd v Daewoo Logistics Corp.  EWHC 194 (Comm), the High Court of England and Wales considered the situation where the contract provides for the arbitration to take place in one jurisdiction but to apply the laws of another jurisdiction.
On 16 June 2015, SW partner Mr. Eric Lui attended “China – Qinghai Green Development Investment Trade Forum” held in Xining, Qinghai by the People’s Government of Qinghai Province.
Our experienced family law practitioner, Ms. Catherine Por has contributed the Hong Kong Chapter to “Family Law Jurisdictional Comparisons” (Third Edition) published by Sweet & Maxwell. The book was first published in 2011 and the second edition came out in 2013, in association with the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.