Dear  Members,

This year’s eagerly-awaited tennis tournaments have been scheduled on 17 January, 2010  for the singles and 7 March, 2010 for the doubles.  The singles tournament will begin with early rounds starting in the morning at 9:00AM and doubles will begin on 7 March, 2010 at 9:00 AM.  The winners will receive the respective President’s Cup with their names engraved and on display at DBS.  1st and 2nd runners-up will also receive souvenir prizes.

Please note the following details:

PARTICIPANTS:              Open to all DSOBA members
DATE :                            17 January for Singles and 7 March, 2010 Doubles matches
(subject to change due to weather and court conditions)


Jointly Organized by DSOBA and & DBS Centre for Further Studies

Dear Fellow Students of DBS,

The DSOBA and DBS Centre for Further Studies are glad to inform you that this year's University Day will be held at 2:30pm on 10 October 2009 at the School Hall.





Speaker: Norris Yang (‘ 68) was the President of our DSOBA from 1992-1995, Chairman of the Hong Kong Mediation Council (2003-2006) and the leading Chinese speaking Mediator in Hong Kong and internationally for commercial disputes. He is the first Asian panel member of the International Mediation Institute (the Hague, and the first Hong Kong lawyer on the Panel of International  Distinguished Neutrals of the Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (New York,


Topic: Mediation- an effective process to settle litigation in Hong Kong

The recent Civil Justice Reform (“CJR” – effective 2nd April 2009) has changed the landscape for conducting litigation in Hong Kong. The new Practice Direction (“PD”) of the Chief Justice on mediation (effective 2nd January 2010) will encourage plaintiffs and defendants (and their solicitors) to consider mediation. Norris will share his insight on how mediation can be used to save time, money, headaches, emotions and relationships in a litigation, when disputes occur and prevent them from escalating to your case in the courts.


Date: 13th, October 2009 (Tuesday)



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