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24 Apr 2015

The 12th Annual Asian Legal Business (ALB)

The 12th Annual Asian Legal Business (ALB) China Law Awards 2015 was held on April 23, 2015 in Beijing which recognizes the excellence and outstanding achievements of China’s leading law firms and in-house legal teams as well as the top deals and dealmakers for the past year.

1 Nov 2014

Stevenson, Wong & Co. sponsors scholarship

Stevenson, Wong & Co. sponsored scholarship to law students of City University of Hong Kong

Since 2010, we have been donating an annual prize, “Stevenson, Wong & Co. Fellowship”, to students of the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (“PCLL”) programme in the School of Law of the City University of Hong Kong (“City University”).

The fellowship awarded annually to one PCLL student of City University who was previously a full-time student of the Bachelor of Laws with Honours (“LLB”) in the School of Law of the City University and achieved the highest mark in the course “4627 Economic Law of China” as part of his/her LLB degree completed immediately prior to entering the PCLL programme.

1 Nov 2014

Stevenson, Wong & Co. contributed in new publication

Publication of The Hong Kong Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents – Insurance Volume

The Insurance Volume of The Hong Kong Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, co-authored by SW’s three experienced insurance practitioners Mr. Neville Watkins and Ms. Heidi Chui, partners, and Mr. Angus Forsyth, senior consultant, has been published.

1 Jul 2014

Stevenson, Wong & Co. published article on aviation Law

Stevenson, Wong & Co. team published an article on The Aviation Law Review

The Hong Kong Chapter in The Aviation Law Review (Second Edition), which was published in July 2014, is co-authored by SW’s experienced aviation law practitioners, Mr. Neville Watkins, partner and Mr. Simon Tong, assistant solicitor.

Hong Kong is one of the most important regional aviation hubs for Asia and boasts one of the busiest airports in the world. The Chapter provides a summary of aviation law in Hong Kong, which includes the regulatory framework, licensing of operations and aviation liabilities.

The Chapter explores the major legislations governing aviation activities in Hong Kong, such as the Civil Aviation Ordinance (Cap. 448), Aviation Security Ordinance (Cap.494) and the Airport Authority Ordinance (Cap.483). It also provides a background of the newly passed Trade Description Ordinance (Cap.362) and the Competition Ordinance (Cap.619) which impact on the manner of provision of services to consumers and restrict anti-competitive conduct in the aviation field respectively.

The Chapter also sets out how international conventions are implemented in Hong Kong to enforce carriers’ liability for death and injury of passengers which enhances consumer protection.

Please contact our Neville Watkins for any enquiries or further information about this news.

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