Equity and Trusts Law in Hong Kong - Third Edition
Author(s): Lawrence Ma
Publication Date: 25 October 2014
The third edition of this well-known and respected text provides an updated and thorough account of the principles of equity and trusts in Hong Kong
Have the comprehensive content on hand to deal with an array of equity and trusts matters, through:
- Updates on legislation based on the recent Trustee Ordinance (Cap 29) amendments
- Comprehensive coverage beyond Hong Kong to include English and Australian references
- Hong Kong case law dates back to the colonial era
- Expert analysis of the underlying issues and complex legal concepts
- Clear, factual illustrations of the application of the law
"This admirable work, now in its third edition, continues to be an extremely useful treatise on equity and trusts to local practitioners and judges. It contains all the important topics in this area of the law, with elaborate exposition of the relevant concepts and principles, supported by cases decided in England, Australia, Hong Kong and other common law courts. It is comprehensively researched and presented in a clear and systematic way."
- Patrick Chan, Non Permanent Judge, Court of Final Appeal
Equity and Trusts Law in Hong Kong - 3rd Edition
The third edition of this well-known and respected text provides an updated and thorough account of the principles of equity and trusts in Hong Kong.
It covers all relevant Hong Kong case law beginning from the colonial era to the recent amendment to the Trustee Ordinance (Cap 29) giving effect to the Trustee Ordinance Reform 2013.
In addition, this book includes references to major English and Australian decisions in order to provide the reader with a better understanding of underlying issues or controversies.
This comprehensive book, with its updated text and clear factual illustrations of the application of the law, is useful for all concerned with equity and trusts in Hong Kong.
Table of contents
1 Nature, History and Maxims of Equity
2 Jurisdiction and Power
3 Equitable Rights, Titles and Interests
4 Equitable Assignments
6 Fiduciary Obligations
7 Unconscionable Transactions
8 Penalties and Forfeiture
9 Con dential Information
12 Minor Doctrines
13 The Nature of Trusts
14 Express Trusts
15 The Variation and Termination of Trusts
16 Charitable Trusts
17 Resulting Trusts
18 Constructive Trusts
19 The Trustee
20 Rights of the Bene ciary
21 Specific Trustees
22 Equitable Defences
23 Specic Performance
26 Damages in Equity
27 Minor Remedies