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Intertrust
This week was the International Financial Week in Hong Kong, and the annual Asia Private Equity Forum organised by the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HKVCA) was one of the hallmark events.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
In April 2018, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange's (HKEx) rule amendments permitting the listing of innovative, high-growth companies with dual-class share structures and pre-revenue biotech companies went into effect.
Mayer Brown
In our 29 October 2018 and 30 November 2018 Legal Updates, we discussed the passage of legislation to increase the statutory paternity leave entitlement in Hong Kong from three days to five days.
Toby Mak
The Hong Kong patent system is essentially a re-registration patent system. Although Hong Kong is not a favourable forum for patent litigation, having a patent granted in Hong Kong could provide the patentee with substantial commercial advantages.
Mayer Brown
The Class Licence for Offer of Telecommunications Services (CLOTS) regime was introduced in 2007.
Herbert Smith Freehills
As discussed in this post, Xiamen Xingjingdi Group Co Ltd (XJ) and various co-defendants affiliated with Eton Properties Ltd have been involved in a long-running dispute in multiple fora, including a PRC-seated CIETAC...
Mayer Brown
On 1 November 2018, China's new Regulation on Internet Security Supervision and Inspection by Public Security Bureaus ("Regulation") came into effect.
Mayer Brown
Recent high profile data privacy breaches have brought the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) ("PDPO") under the spotlight. Hong Kong was one of the first countries in Asia
Mayer Brown
Historically, there have always been tensions in intellectual property law around how to balance the exclusive rights granted to intellectual property rights owners,
Mayer Brown
As discussed in the Q3 2018 issue of our IP & TMT Quarterly Review, the Hong Kong Trade Marks (Amendment) Bill 2018 ("Bill") intends to introduce new provisions in light
Mayer Brown
On 26 October 2018, in the Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Several Issues concerning Judicial Procedures for Patent and Other Intellectual Property Cases
Mayer Brown
Hong Kong's District Court (the "Court") in 庄裕安 v 关淑馨及另二人 [2018] HKDC 1589 struck out the Applicant's discrimination claim against the Respondents, who were the judges who dismissed the Applicant's appeal...
Withers LLP
All land in Hong Kong (with the exception of St. John's Cathedral, the only freehold property in Hong Kong) is leasehold property.
Clyde & Co
New rules will bringer tougher conduct, corporate governance and fitness and probity obligations.
Mayer Brown
On 1 November 2018, Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") issued a statement and circular that expanded its regulatory reach over virtual asset activities.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
In an important development for the Hong Kong securities market, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) announced1 that it has reached an agreement with the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges...
Law In Order
Arbitration in Hong Kong has seen a move towards technology solutions to manage complex, multi-jurisdictional cases.
Gall
A demotion normally involves a reduction in rank or status, or a decrease in job responsibilities and/or salary.
Herbert Smith Freehills
As noted in our earlier post, Hong Kong published its long-awaited Code of Practice for Third Party Funding of Arbitration on 7 December 2018.
Mayer Brown
The winter months have seen a range of significant measures in tax legislation, from tax incentives for foreign investment and various measures to promote the technology sector to building on earlier measures to increase tax collections.
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Intertrust
On 28 November, our Hong Kong payroll team participated in the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM) Annual Conference & Exhibition 2018.
The Sovereign Group
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Clyde & Co
New rules will bringer tougher conduct, corporate governance and fitness and probity obligations.
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong government gazetted the Discrimination Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018 (the "Bill") today (30 November 2018).
Mayer Brown
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions
Mayer Brown
The Employment (Amendment) (No.3) Ordinance 2018, which increases the statutory paternity leave in Hong Kong from three days to five days, was passed by the Legislative Council on 25 October 2018 and was gazetted on 2 November 2018.
TMF Group
The aviation finance industry continues to expand across Asia, driven by booming air travel in China, India and other regional markets, causing a growing number of aircraft lessors to look at setting up operations...
Gall
A demotion normally involves a reduction in rank or status, or a decrease in job responsibilities and/or salary.
Herbert Smith Freehills
As noted in our earlier post, Hong Kong published its long-awaited Code of Practice for Third Party Funding of Arbitration on 7 December 2018.
Mayer Brown
On 1 November 2018, Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") issued a statement and circular that expanded its regulatory reach over virtual asset activities.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
In an important development for the Hong Kong securities market, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) announced1 that it has reached an agreement with the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges...
Clyde & Co
Non-traditional players continue to have high levels of interest in the Asian insurance industry, with its attractive growth prospects. However, market entry is hindered by a number of factors.
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