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Mayer Brown JSM
On 13 January 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced the commencement on 16 January 2017 of the Internet app store registration program in China.
Withers LLP
Hong Kong ticks all the boxes as a major art hub. Its free port status means there are no tariffs or taxes to hold up super-discreet deals, its legal system guarantees a measure of artistic freedom and its financial knowhow means savvy collectors can use their art as collateral for a loan.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
In May 2015 the Commissioner's Office carried out a survey on the commercial outreach targeting of young persons in Hong Kong.
Mayer Brown JSM
By definition a force majeure is an event outside the control of the parties.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Home Affairs Department of the government has issued a consultation document (the "Document") reviewing the Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation Ordinance
Mayer Brown JSM
Near field communication mobile payment services are on the rise in Hong Kong, and are offered in many retail outlets as a payment method.
Mayer Brown JSM
In Asia, we have been seeing more strata-sale of hotels by property developers in recent years.
Mayer Brown JSM
After years of consultation, some hesitation, and notwithstanding continued opposition from many in the business sector, Hong Kong finally enacted a general competition law on 14 June 2012.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On the verge of becoming an international institution, the recent Hong Kong International Art Fair, known as "ART HK," represents an exciting development in the state of the art world in China.
Angela Wang & Co.,
Hong Kong like many other open economies is vulnerable to the problems caused by unsolicited electronic messages ("UEMs"). It is estimated that over 60% of all emails received in Hong Kong are UEMs and over 99% of the UEMs come from outside Hong Kong.
Beiten Burkhardt
With effect from 22 December 2007 onwards, new rules on sending commercial electronic messages under the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Ordinance will start to apply in Hong Kong.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On June 1, following almost two years of public consultations and legislative contemplation, Hong Kong’s telecommunications industry regulator, the Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA) brought into force the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Ordinance (the Ordinance).
Lovells
On 14 February 2006, China Internet Network Information Centre ("CNNIC") published a new dispute resolution policy ("2006 Policy") for .cn domain names, which will come into force on 17 March 2006. The purpose of the amendments to the current .cn dispute resolution policy is to balance the benefits of trade mark owners with those of domain name registrants
Angela Wang & Co.,
In April 1998, China ordered an immediate ban on almost all direct marketing, a move which closed the multimillion-dollar market for many direct marketing giants.
Lovells
Mobile and fixed-line carriers may find themselves operating in the same space under a new unified licensing system as the Hong Kong telecommunications regulator considers how to best deliver the next generation of voice and high-speed internet services.
Lovells
The Hong Kong Domain Name Registry ("HKDNR") has announced that it will be launching second level domain names under the top-level country-code domain .hk in early 2004.
Mayer Brown JSM
The creation of a class licence for public wireless local area network services (WLANs) will make it easier for new service providers to set up WLANs. WLANs allow internet access in public places without having to plug into fixed lines. Some commentators have speculated that WLANs might pre-empt 3G mobile services.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 17 January 2003, the Telecommunications Authority (TA) issued draft guidelines on how it will apply and enforce the provisions of section 7M. Section 7M prohibits a licensee (under the Telecommunications Ordinance) from engaging in conduct which, in the TA's opinion, is misleading or deceptive in providing or acquiring telecommunications networks, systems, installations, customer equipment or services.
Bird & Bird
Mayer Brown JSM
The Regulations came into force on 30 Sept 2002 and regulates the administration and operation of China Internet Domain Names System of .cn and Chinese domain names. Under the Regulations, the domain name registry refers to the administration institution that is responsible for operating and administering the registration of one or more top-level domain names, while a registrar is a service institution that accepts applications for domain name registration and completes the registration process
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Mayer Brown JSM
On 13 January 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced the commencement on 16 January 2017 of the Internet app store registration program in China.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
In May 2015 the Commissioner's Office carried out a survey on the commercial outreach targeting of young persons in Hong Kong.
Withers LLP
Hong Kong ticks all the boxes as a major art hub. Its free port status means there are no tariffs or taxes to hold up super-discreet deals, its legal system guarantees a measure of artistic freedom and its financial knowhow means savvy collectors can use their art as collateral for a loan.
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