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Date and Time4 August 2021 (Wed) 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Activity TitleHong Kong Legal System and Its Role in Shaping Hong Kong as a Global Financial Centre
Form of ActivityDemo lecture
Medium of InstructionEnglish
Quota30
Description and RundownThis demo lecture will introduce the role of legal system in shaping Hong Kong as a global financial center. The lecture consists of two parts.

The first part focuses on the legal system and covers four main points: (1) the concept of legal system, (2) the sources of Hong Kong law, (3) the doctrine of precedent and (4) the court structure.

The second part places emphasis on the corporate governance. It starts with the theory of information asymmetry and adverse selection and continued with the social significance of capital market and models of corporate governance.
Introduction to Instructor(s)Professor Kevin LAM
Head and Professor
Department of Accountancy
Professor Lam has published a number of articles in reputable academic journals. Professor Lam is a member of the Review Panel, the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs’ Best Corporate Governance Awards and he was the external examiner of the Qualification Examination of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers.

Dr. Linsey CHEN
Assistant Professor
Department of Accountancy
Dr. Chen joined HSUHK since 2012. She has studied law in Mainland China, Hong Kong and the United States. Dr. Chen has been admitted to New York State Bar since 2011 and she is qualified to practice law in the People’s Republic of China.
School / DepartmentDepartment of Accountancy – School of Business
Related Undergraduate Programme(s)Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Corporate Governance and Compliance

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