As cryptocurrency is gaining popularity, an increasing number of employers are starting to consider paying salaries to their employees in cryptocurrency.
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.
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
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In recent judicial review applications commenced by five individuals (Applicants) (Cheung Ka Ho Cyril v Securities and Futures Commission and Another  HKCFI 270), the Court of First...
In the Financial Secretary's 2020 – 2021 budget speech, the Hong Kong Government announced that it will consider extending the anti-money laundering/counter terrorist financing requirements to cover crypto currency service providers.
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As COVID-19 or "coronavirus" spreads around the world, so are phishing scams or the infection of computer systems with malware through phishing emails and websites that appear to be related to ...
This article, authored by partner Gabriela Kennedy and counsel Karen Lee (both Hong Kong), was reprinted in the December 2019 edition of CSj, the monthly journal of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered
A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction freezing the assets of a French cryptocurrency trader in a dispute over what happened to bitcoins held in an...
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 6 November 2019, the Security and Futures Commission (SFC) issued a position paper setting out a new regulatory framework ...
While Hong Kong has long been the jewel in the crown of Asia's financial sector, the city is now pursuing growth through the addition of financial technology investment.
Despite being brought into force over two years ago, uncertainty remains regarding the application of China's Cybersecurity Law (CSL).
Clyde & Co
The Insurance Authority has issued its Guideline on Cybersecurity (GL20) for authorised insurers, which will take effect on 1 January 2020.
This market trends article identifies comprehensive disclosures related to cybersecurity risks, including discussions about the potential reputational, financial, or operational harm resulting from cybersecurity breaches;
STA Law Firm
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (the HKMA), on 24 May 2019, issued an alert for eight (8) cyber security incidents which involved a total amount of HK Dollars 70,000.
Cyberfrauds and cyberattacks have been on a steep rise in the past 12 months, possibly attributable to the uncertain environment under the pandemic ...
Technological developments have been accelerating at an unprecedented pace in Asia
Asia-Pacific region economies are often spoken of in terms of their rapid adoption of mobile communications...
DLA Piper UK LLP
No one is immune from cyberfrauds and cyberattacks. Individuals, businesses, professional firms and even government organisations often fall prey to such attacks and become victims of ...