Consumer Law and Policy

Convenor: Kelvin HF Kwok

The Consumer Law and Policy Seminars aim to facilitate dialogue between academics, students, policy-makers, practitioners, and business managers on cutting-edge issues of consumer law and policy relevant to the financial sector. Speakers are invited from a wide variety of backgrounds to share their knowledge and expertise.

Past seminars in the academic year 2018-19 include:

1. ‘Consumer Protection for Insurance Services: Evaluating Hong Kong’s Sector-specific Approach‘, Dr. Victor Hung, Head, Planning & Trade Practices Division, Consumer Council, 6 March 2019 (12:30 – 1:30 pm) (inaugural seminar)

2. ‘Is My Financial Adviser Advising Me? Does He Have to? Obligations of Financial “Advisers” at Common Law’, José-Antonio Maurellet SC, Senior Counsel, Des Voeux Chambers, 26 April 2019 (1:30 – 2:30 pm)

3. ‘Legal Regulation for the Fourth Industrial Age‘, Prof. Geraint Howells, Chair Professor of Commercial Law and Dean, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong, 20 May 2019 (12:30 – 1:30 pm)

The Seminars will re-convene in around August/September 2019 when the new academic year begins.

All are welcome to attend. Please register at: https://www.law.hku.hk/aiifl/lectures-seminars/