Author: Sum Lam
Butterworths Hong Kong Patent Law Handbook – Fourth Edition includes important, new patent cases decided between 2019 and 2022 by the English courts and the courts of other common law jurisdictions such as Australia.
Importantly, it also takes into account the Hong Kong Patents Examination Guidelines (PEG) published by the Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department in 2020. Although PEG is not binding, it is the most important and practical reference that patent attorneys actually rely on.
The fourth edition further incorporates patent examination guidelines (as well as important case law considered by the guidelines) published by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Australia, Mainland China, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom.
Starting at HK$ 1,350.00
Authors: Ken To, Julian Yeung
Principles of Arbitration in Hong Kong draws on the practical and academic experience of its authors' time as arbitration practitioners, both as party counsels as well as adjudicators. Drawing on current case law, this text considers the common issues that arise in arbitration in Hong Kong and seeks to reduce the issues into basic principles upon which readers can quickly reference in their own research and study.
Starting at HK$ 2,000.00
Authors: ELG Tyler, Stefan HC Lo
Butterworths Hong Kong Company Law Handbook – 25th Edition aims to deal with the intricacies of the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) in an easily accessible form. This Handbook reproduces the text of the Ordinance as currently in force along with section by section annotations and examines the significant judicial decisions and rules of the court. The annotations also provide definitions of words and phrases, discussions on practical aspects and contentious issues with reference to each section, and other authoritative materials including cross-jurisdictional references.
Readers may wish to refer to the Butterworths Hong Kong Company Law (Winding-Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Handbook, which is a complementary text containing the remaining Parts from the "old Companies Ordinance" (Cap 32) that have not been repealed.
As this series has been cited with authority in over one hundred court cases in the Hong Kong Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal, and Court of Final Appeal, this Handbook will no doubt be an invaluable source of information for practitioners, legal advisers, company secretaries, students and anyone interested in the laws governing companies in Hong Kong.
Starting at HK$ 4,050.00
Author: Simon Luk
Author: Simon Luk
Author: Simon Luk
Authors: Yang-Wahn Hew, Kevin Lau
Butterworths Hong Kong Immigration Law Handbook - Fourth Edition contains new material, cases, and commentary on various sections of Cap.115. Some of the key updates include the contents and impact of the 2021 amendments to the Ordinance which relate primarily to the processing of torture / non-refoulement claims at Part VIIC and Schedule 1A of Cap.115 as well as recent case law on the same topic, including those relating to the handling of child claimants, the rule in Browne v Dunn in proceedings before the Torture Claims Appeal Board, and the potential impact of the amendments to section 37ZT on the late filing of notices of appeal.
Starting at HK$ 1,260.00
Authors: Kevin Lee, Joshua Baker
Butterworths Hong Kong Banking Law Handbook - Sixth Edition includes new material, cases, and commentary on various sections of Cap.155. Some of the key updates include:
The Code of Banking Practice
Starting at HK$ 2,600.00
Authors: Au Lut Chi, Kyra Kung
Butterworths Hong Kong Employees’ Compensation Handbook encompasses up-to-date materials of the Employees’ Compensation Ordinance (Cap. 282), a key piece of Hong Kong legislation pertaining to employees’ compensation.
Not only does it reproduce the current text of the Ordinance and details of amendments and repeals, the Handbook also provides section-by-section annotations to the Ordinance, while a significant number of judicial decisions and court rules are included in these annotations. In addition, the said annotations contain notes, practical aspects and contentious issues associated with particular sections in a succinct manner, including definitions of words and phrases.
Those engaging in or interested in employees’ compensation in Hong Kong, such as lawyers, businesspeople, in-house counsel, company directors, company secretaries, Human resources managers, and judicial officials, will find this Handbook an invaluable companion.
Author: Julienne Jen
Hong Kong Civil Court Practice is a collaborative effort, first published in 1994. It states the full up-to-date text of the Rules of the High Court in Hong Kong along with full commentary. Notable contributors to this essential reference work in Hong Kong civil procedure include accomplished practitioners and academics alike. Hong Kong Civil Court Practice is the original reference work on the Hong Kong Rules and has been updated more than 100 times since its first publication.