Hong Kong Law Journal 1971 - 2017

Vol. 39, Part 1 of 2009

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Essays in Memory of Professor Philip St. John Smart,1961-2008
Introduction 1
(1) A New Stage of Regional Judicial Assistance in Civil and Commercial Matters: Implementation of the Mainland Judgments Ordinance and Certain Issues Beyond Xian Chu Zhang 3
(2) Quistclose and Romalpa: Ambivalence and Contradiction Lusina Ho & Philip Smart 37
(3) Investigation of Insolvent Companies in Hong Kong: A Corporate Governance Crisis Philip Smart, Charles D. Booth & Stephen Briscoe 59
(4) Remuneration of Provisional Liquidators & Liquidators under the Official Receiver’s Contracting-Out Schemes Emily Lee 65
(5) Building a Framework to Address Failure of Complex Global Financial Institutions Douglas Arner & Joseph J. Norton 95
(6) Recent Developments in the Shareholder’s Derivative Action: Hong Kong and Australian Perspectives Lee Aitken 129
ANALYSIS
Ah Bun and Euthanasia in Hong Kong Athena Liu 147
Statutory Backing to Hong Kong Financial Reporting Standards: Companies Ordinance rewrite in Hong Kong Stella So & Malcolm Smith 175
Collateral Challenges in Criminal Proceedings: Mayday for Citizens Radio Po Jen Yap 189
ARTICLES
Negocio de China: Building upon the Santiago principles to form an effective international approach to sovereign wealth fund regulation Jason Buhi 197
Demise of proceedings in rem outside maritime liens? Damien Cremean 217
CHINESE LAW
Company Promoters under the Chinese company law – A comparative analysis Gordon Y.M. Chan 223
REVIEWS
Regulating Land and Pollution in China: Lawmaking, Compliance, and Enforcement; Theory and Cases, Benjamin van Rooij Li Gao 245
Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong, Wing Hong Chui and T Wing Lo Amanda Whitfort 249


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Vol. 39, Part 2 of 2009

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COMMENTS
Toward Comprehensive Refugee Legislation in Hong Kong: Reflections on Reform of the “Torture Screening” Procedures Kelley Loper 253
ANALYSIS
Demise of Proceedings in rem outside Maritime Liens? Damien Cremean 261
Creating a Market for Clean Air: The Air Pollution Control (Amendment) Ordinance 2008 Jolene Lin 269
Silence is Golden: the case of CITIC Pacific in Hong Kong Chee Keong Low 285
Naked Error or Fashion Blunder: Condoms and Fancy Wear in the High Court Yap Po Jen 313
Some Reflection on Remedies in Administrative Law Johannes Chan SC 321
The Hong Kong Equal Opportunities Commission: Calling for a New Avatar Puja Kapai 339
ARTICLES
The National Responsibility to Protect Human Rights Bertrand G. Ramcharan 361
From Lockean Theory to Intellectual Property: Marriage by Mistake and its Incompatibility with Knowledge, Creativity and Dissemination Ken Shao 401
Exercising a Community of Interests: a Comparison Between the Mekong and the Amazon Legal Regimes Beatriz Garcia 421
Reforming Hong Kong Public Sector Employment Law after Lam Siu Po and Rowse: Some Useful Comparisons from Australian Law Louise Floyd 457
The Rule Against Bias Matthew Groves 485
CHINA LAW
No Taxation without Representation: China’s Taxation History and its Political-Legal Transitions Xu Yan 515
Drinking Poison to Quench Thirst: the Discriminatory Arbitral Award Enforcement Regime under Chinese Arbitration Law Cliff Chi Manjiao 541
BOOK REVIEWS
China’s Legal Soul: The Modern Chinese Legal Identity in Historical Context, John W. Head Fu Hualing 561
Professional Conduct and Risk Management in Hong Kong, Ma, Dykes and Nasir (eds) Matthew Cheung 564
Autonomy and Protection of Fundamental Rights in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Wong Yun-Bor Yu Xingzhong 567


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Vol. 39, Part 3 of 2009

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Focus: Chinese Law at the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the PRC
Introduction 573
Bench and Bar: Lawyers and Judges in Early Chinese Movies Alison W. Conner 575
Chinese Property Law as an Image of PRC History Eva Pils 595
Chinese Property Rights and Property Theory Frank K. Upham 611
Land Contamination in Urban China-- Developing a National Cleanup Legal Regime Zhao Yuhong 627
China and Post-Fordist Regulation Michael W. Dowdle 649
Coordinating Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility Pitman B. Potter 675
The Fledgling Securities Fraud Litigation in China Guo Li & Allan V.Y. Ong 697
Competition Law in Difficult Economic Times Andreas Kellerhals & Hans Mahncke 719
Chinese Law and International Treaties Bjorn Ahl 735
COMMENTS
Constitutional Developments in Autumn 2009 Albert Chen 751
ANALYSIS
Costs in Public Interest Litigation: Whose Pocket should be Picked? Karen Kong 761
Rights of Way and Long User: a Postscript Malcolm Merry 783
ARTICLES
Noxious Antiquity? Life in Hong Kong without the Application of English Law Ordinance Oliver Jones 793
The “Market Overt” Rule: Rationale, Reform & Reconsideration Kelry C.F. Loi 835
REVIEWS
The Shanghai Lawyers in Modern Social Change, Chen Tong Michael Hoi-kit NG 861


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