On 14 October 2015, SW Head of Business Development（China）Ms. Connie Yeung spoke at a forum organized by Pingan Private banking in Quanzhou. Zhongrong International Trust Co., a top 3 PRC trustee and active in family trust business was also present at the event. The focus was on how to use PRC and offshore family trust together to ring fence different types of assets.
Immigration News Update
The Law Society of England and Wales (“the Law Society”) has expressed concern that tightening tier 2 policies will potentially prevent international law firms in London from recruiting highly skilled and experienced foreign lawyers from around the world.
Ms Wendy Lam, Partner of Stevenson, Wong & Co. contributed to the Hong Kong Chapter in the International Succession
The Hong Kong Chapter in the international succession law (4th edition) which was published in late August 2015 is authored by SW’s experienced private client practice practitioner, Ms Wendy Lam, partner.
The International Succession 4th edition is a joint enterprise between the general editors and the contributors providing an easy-to-use comparison of the rules of succession applicable to particular jurisdictions and to explain how these rules inter-relate with other jurisdictions at an international level.
The work provides a comprehensive analysis for succession issues of over 50 jurisdictions aiming to assist practitioners in dealing with complex cross border succession problems.
Please contact our Ms Wendy Lam for any queries or further information about her publication or the succession law in Hong Kong.
Stevenson, Wong & Co. attended Bank of Communication Wanchai Branch expansion ceremony
On 8 October 2015, our legal executives in our Banking Department, Mr. Man Wong and Ms. Connie Wu attended a ceremony celebrating the expansion of the Bank of Communications Wanchai Branch (the “BoComm Wanchai Branch”).
Setting Aside an Irregular Default Judgment
The case Hugo Boss Trademark v Britain Boss International Co Ltd  3 HKLRD 4 serves as a reminder to what the traditional common law approach of setting aside irregular default judgments as of right entails.