Interlocutory Injunction, Freedom of the Press and Public Interest: The University of Hong Kong v Hong Kong Commercial Broadcasting Co Ltd and ORS

Author: Anne Cheung

Published in Media and Arts Law Review, 2016.

Abstract: The discussion starts with a summary of the refusal of the appointment saga, followed by an analysis of the decision with a focus on the balance between the public interest in upholding confidentiality and the public interest in disclosure as played out in the analysis on the legal doctrine of breach of confidence and the application of the principle of balance of convenience. More