Category: Development

Parliament approves ICAEW as probate and ABS regulator

legalweek Parliament has confirmed that the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW) will operate as a regulator of probate services and alternative business structures (ABSs) from September. Related Articles: Harmonised Anti-Money Laundering Rules for Online Gambling On 11 March 2014, the…

Hong Kong lawyers prepare to vote on fate of Law Society chief

legalweek Hong Kong Law Society president Ambrose Lam faces a vote of no confidence tomorrow night after he reportedly voiced support for a recently issued Beijing White Paper. Related Articles: HK new Law Society President says common law exam, ABS…

EY makes latest legal move with Freshfields partner hire

legalweek Professional services leader EY has made another play in the legal market with the hire of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Richard Norbruis. Related Articles: Dechert eyeing Singapore launch with OMM hire – sources legalweek Dechert is expected to launch…