Throughout my career as a family law specialist, I've overseen countless divorce cases. And unfortunately, this means that I've also observed many of my clients repeating the same mistakes.
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This is a busy time for changes to the retirement schemes legislation in Hong Kong. In the middle of June this year, the Legislative Council passed the Occupational Retirement Schemes...
The number of persons allowed in group gatherings in public places has been further restricted to two, as a result of the recent amendments to Cap. 599G.
We have compiled the following chronology table which serves as a quick reference point to track the circulars and guidance published by HK financial services regulators in relation to COVID-19.
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he NSL was enacted in the aftermath of a year of social unrest in Hong Kong and introduced criminal sanctions against acts of secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign or external forces.
Communication is key to preventing and resolving conflicts. As a long-time lawyer specialising in family law and dispute resolution, this is something I always tell my clients.
Hong Kong BN(O)s and their immediate family members will be permitted to apply for a "Hong Kong BN(O) visa" from inside or outside the UK, which will come into effect in January 2021.
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There is no current requirement for or sanction against failure to inform or notify a data breach.
On 30 June 2020, the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security (the Law) in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) took effect.
On June 30, 2020, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China passed the Law of the People's Republic of China...
The SFC's case was that the Directors misapplied funds belonging to the Company and its subsidiaries which resulted in approximately HK$2.55 billion of receivables due to the Company which were irrecoverable.
Appropriate and reasonable post termination restrictions ("PTRs") in employment contracts are an effective way to restrict the post-termination activities of a departing employee with the aim of protecting the employer's business.
Alice Lau, Executive Director, Head of Private Wealth Services, at Intertrust in Hong Kong, provides an update from the region as we pass the halfway point of 2020.
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The recent High Court decision of Cheung Ka Ho Cyril v Securities and Futures Commission and another  HKCFI 270 confirmed the powers of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)...
The Great Depression was one of the worst economic downturns in the history of the United States. During this period, a substantial number of banks went bankrupt which in turn caused a collapse
The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019 ("Bill") was passed by the Legislative Council on 9 July 2020. The Bill seeks to amend the Employment Ordinance (Cap. 57)
To combat the third wave of COVID-19 infections, the Government has enacted two new regulations: the Prevention and Control of Disease (Regulation of Cross-boundary Conveyances and Travellers)...
In this pandemic year, four months have passed during which most of Asia has been working from home. The focus is almost exclusively on the virus. As in the previous edition of this bulletin,...