Hong Kong meeting

The New York State Bar Association is hosting the first major legal conference in Hong Kong since the handover to China. The conference, which will deal with a range of issues affected by the handover, is taking place at the Island Shangri-La Hotel, from 21-26 October. The line-up of speakers includes Hong Kong Solicitor-General Daniel Fung, US consul-general Richard Bouchard and Hong Kong Court of Appeals judge Justice Barry Mortimer.