The Situation: On July 14, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Hong Kong Autonomy Act (the "HKAA"), the U.S. government's response to China's new National Security Law for Hong Kong.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, the U.S. Department of State ("State") submitted a report to the U.S. Congress, as required under section 5(a) of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act ("HKAA"),...
The Sovereign Group
Hong Kong has had a lot to contend with over the last 18 months including country-wide protest action, Covid-19, the US-China trade war, not to mention the new National Security Laws and US
The Hong Kong government, via Acting Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Dr Bernard Chan and in response to a query from lawmaker, the Hon. Kenneth Leung, issued a press release
On Friday 22nd March 2019, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (HKEx) released a guidance letter that provides additional clarity on the types of activities by listing applicants ...
Law In Order
Arbitration in Hong Kong has seen a move towards technology solutions to manage complex, multi-jurisdictional cases.
Trade with Hong Kong is booming. In such an energised marketplace, it is important to understand the legal parameters for importing and exporting.
Torres Law, PLLC
On January 19, 2017, the Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") published a final rule regarding new support documentation requirements with respect to exports to Hong Kong.
While discussions on China's Belt & Road Initiative ("B&R") largely focus on transport and connectivity infrastructure, we see exciting prospects for the expansion of trade and of related logistics services...
Beginning on April 19, 2017, individuals and companies planning to export to or re- export from Hong Kong will need to obtain certain paperwork prior to shipping.
Hong Kong can attract foreign technologies and investments by acting as a ‘super connector', leveraging the advantages of ‘one country' and ‘two systems', according to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying in his January 2016 Policy Address.
The 12 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) announced conclusion of negotiations at the Atlanta Ministerial on October 5, 2015.
On 5 October 2015, the United States and 11 countries in the Pacific Rim, including Vietnam, which have been negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...
If you are moving or trading goods across borders, this topic should be of primary importance from both a Transfer Pricing and Customs perspective.
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre ("HKIAC") has introduced the new HKIAC Procedures for the Administration of Arbitration under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (the "New Procedures"), effective as of January 1, 2015.
In light of the unprecedented imposition of financial sanctions on certain individuals and entities in Hong Kong and Mainland China by the US government (US Sanctions)
Dezan Shira & Associates
The Presidents and Prime Ministers of Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa have just returned from the annual BRICS summit, held this year in Brasilia.
Dezan Shira & Associates
Vietnam is Hong Kong's third largest trade partner and biggest export market in ASEAN.
Just over a year after the United States withdrew from the TPPA, the other 11 member countries pushed through and signed the renamed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership on 8 March 2018.
Mayer Brown Consulting, based in Asia, is pleased to bring you the latest Asia Trade Update for February–March 2015. This Newsletter contains Free Trade Agreement, regulatory and trade developments around the region