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AA & EA v SFC
HK Court of First Instance, 8-Aug-2016
Leave is granted for substituted service of documents on the Japanese regulators by courier. It turns out that since the 1997 handover, requests made to the HKSAR Chief Secretary to serve a foreign state out of the jurisdiction are sent to the PRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which refuses to effect service through diplomatic channels, so they go nowhere.