Hong Kong introduced a universal free Covid-19 testing programme on 1 September 2020. This article considers its implications for employers and employees.
In Cheung Shing Hong Ltd v China Ping An Insurance (Hong Kong) Co Ltd  HKCFI 2269, the High Court (Court) addressed the question of whether a dispute between the parties...
Kenix Yuen and May Leung have authored an article for the Hong Kong Economic Times which explores the rise of PPE scams in Hong Kong.
One of the changes brought about by Covid-19 is a shift in work practices particularly in relation to working from home.
The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed many aspects of work, one of which is where people work. More and more employees are now allowed to work remotely...
Litigation & Dispute Resolution partner Thomas So, senior associate Liang Pu and registered foreign lawyer Evan Zhou share their insights on Hong Kong's National Security Law.
Hong Kong's Civil Service Bureau recently issued an internal memo, which was leaked to the press, that said department heads should dismiss employees on probation if they have been charged on suspicion of taking part in ...
In this Court of Appeal case of Xu Yi Jun v GF Capital (Hong Kong) Limited (CACV 502 & 577 / 2019), the Court considered whether an employer can withhold a bonus payment after the payment due date for reasons of ...
In SC v OE1 , the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (Court) provided valuable guidance on the circumstances in which an arbitral award may be corrected, or an additional award issued...
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Exchange) has announced that changes to the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on the Exchange (Rules) arising from the 'Consultation Conclusions on Codification of General Waivers and Principles Relating to IPOs and Listed Issuers and Minor Rule Amendments' (Conclusions) will take effect from 1 October 2020.
Once you have engaged a family lawyer, the next step is to figure out how to communicate effectively with them so you can use the engagement to your best advantage.
Clyde & Co
On 18 August 2020, the Hong Kong government announced details of the second tranche of the Employment Support Scheme (the "Scheme").
COVID-19 has created unforeseen challenges to businesses all over the world, resulting in many companies being unable to survive the pandemic
New tax incentives to attract ship owners and lessors to Hong Kong will enhance the jurisdiction's status as a key shipping leasing centre for the Asia-Pacific region.
Clyde & Co
The numbers of occupational fatalities in Hong Kong have remained at a high level in recent years.
An employer was prosecuted and fined HK$92,000 for failure to pay five of its employees' wages, totalling around HK$322,000, in accordance with the Employment Ordinance (EO) on 31 August 2020.
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The Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance (Cap. 637) (the "LPFO"), which came into effect on August 31, 2020, introduces the limited partnership fund ("LPF")...
Clyde & Co
From 1 August, the official guidance to work at home if you can, will change.
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On 29th June 2020 the DOJ announced that the Scheme had been launched.
In the globalized world that we live in today, it is not uncommon for parties to have assets situated all around the globe. Some parties deliberately choose to spread out their assets all over the ...