As the COVID-19 situation stabilises in parts of Asia, employers are planning to get employees to return to the workplace.
As an employer, you need to consider how this can be done safely whilst meeting business needs.
Dezan Shira & Associates
The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Insurance Limited (HKMCI) is introducing a new 100 percent loan guarantee under the Hong Kong SME Financing Guarantee Scheme (HKSFGS) to...
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
On February 14, 2020, the Hong Kong High Court handed down a judgment (Cheung Ka Ho Cyril and others v Securities and Futures Commission (HCAL 2132-4, 2136-7/2018, unreported) dismissing...
Many of you may know I work from home in Hong Kong most of the time, while most of my colleagues (200+) are in Beijing. During this pandemic, I have done so since 23 January, right...
Registered Foreign Lawyer Takashi Ugajin was seconded to Gall from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (MHM), one of the Big Four law firms in Japan...
Spruson & Ferguson
Major reforms to the patent system with the introduction of the original grant patent system.
This practice note considers the applicable legal principles in respect of an application for a springboard injunction as well as key takeaways for employers seeking to protect their businesses when key employees depart.
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.
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong Government and other bodies of authority have been proposing to implement a number of key measures to enhance the attractiveness of the insurance industry in Hong Kong.
Clyde & Co
The second round of anti-epidemic relief fund of HK137.5 billion received approval by the Finance Committee of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong on 18 April 2020.
On 18 April 2020, the Hong Kong Government approved funding for wage subsidies from its anti-epidemic fund. This article provides details.
Arbitration in Hong Kong has thrived in recent years and Hong Kong is often the preferred seat in arbitration agreements, especially in cross-border deals with a connection to Hong Kong or the People's Republic of China.
In the Chief Executive's Policy Address in 2018 and the 2019-2020 Budget Speech by the Financial Secretary, the government announced that, as part of its initiative to promote the development of the insurance industry...
Banking & Finance is a founding practice of the firm and continues to be a signature strength. Our large and highly regarded global Banking & Finance practice has solid experience working
You, as a landlord, have signed a tenancy agreement with a tenant for rental of a commercial property for a fixed term. However, the tenant has decided to break the lease and does not intend
For directors, the winding up of a company could be judgment day when their past misdeeds come back to haunt them.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the hoarding and price gouging of daily necessities and personal or medical protective goods has become a common issue in many countries due to supply...
To boost its position as a leading center for wealth and asset management, Hong Kong is legislating for limited partnership as a new form of legal vehicle funds that are comparable to more established offshore jurisdictions.
If it is true that it is darkest before the dawn, then a number of countries worldwide are rightly turning their minds to the possibility of easing the current lockdown arrangements.
In these uncertain times we have had numerous enquiries from clients as to what we think is going to happen as regards offshore acquisition transactions in the near future.