The prosecution and local bar had opposed admitting Cheryl Montgomery QC to represent former Hong Kong University surgery chief John Wong, who was convicted last year of misallocating public funds for personal use.
Potential class members in the U.S. sudden acceleration litigation against Toyota Motor Corp. have filed objections to a proposed $1.6 billion settlement.
In a suit first filed nine years ago, Richard Suen claimed he helped U.S. casino mogul Sheldon Adelson win permission to operate in Macau.
Virginia Nemeth had sought to invalidate a deal for 25 percent of her divorce settlement on the grounds that she was "irrational" when she signed it.
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals hears a case that could set new precedent on jurisdiction in international IP cases.
The chairman of Hong Kong's second-largest broadband company had sued a local newspaper for depicting him as "arrogant."
The national security review is the biggest single hurdle to many Chinese investments in the U.S., but many in China think the process is unfair.