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By Gabriela Kennedy, Qi Chen
On 1 May 2018, the "Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Specification" by China's National Information Security Standardization Technical Committee will come into effect.
By Chian Voen Wong
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.
By Rod Brown, Stanley Tan
Home advantage is often an important factor in sport. Similarly, in cross-border deals, parties often wish to ensure that disputes will be dealt with in their own country or, at the very least, a neutral country...
By Alan Linning, Susanne Harris, Sara Or
On 12 December 2017, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued a Guidance Note on Co-operation (the "Note") highlighting the benefits of co-operating in its investigation and enforcement proceedings.
By Pieter de Ridder
The past three months have seen many tax developments in Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea, China and India. Just to pick a few
By Anthony Kerr
As we ring in a new year, you are probably looking forward to finalising a potential merger, acquisition of joint venture target.
By Duncan Abate, Hong Tran
Under the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance (Cap 485) (MPFSO), employers and employees in Hong Kong are each required to make a monthly contribution of 5 percent of the employees' relevant income to a MPF Scheme.
By Jeckle Chiu, Billy Au
The revised GEM Listing Rules and Main Board Listing Rules will become effective on 15 February 2018.
By Jeckle Chiu, Billy Au
Listing of innovative companies with weighted voting rights (WVR) has been the subject of much controversy since the Hong Kong Stock Exchange ("Exchange") put forward the WVR Concept Paper in August 2014.
By Marina Fung, Derek Lee
The Law Society of Hong Kong ("the Law Society") announced to its member in a circular on 11 December 2017 that the Solicitors' Hourly Rates (SHR) on party and party taxation in civil proceedings...
By Gabriela Kennedy, Rosita Li, Benjamin Choi, Gary Hnath, Paul Hughes, Oliver Yaros, Amita Kaur Haylock, Vivian Or, Qi Chen, Jian Hong Chow, Maggie S. Y. Lee, Iris Mok, Jing Zhang
Asia IP & TMT: Quarterly Review - Fourth Quarter 2017
By Duncan Abate, Hong Tran
In our earlier Legal Update, we reported that in the case of Re Mahesh J Roy (CACV 226/2015), the Appellant was found guilty of insulting behaviour and disturbing proceedings by the Presiding Officer...
By Duncan Abate, Hong Tran
In the Hong Kong Chief Executive's latest policy address, it was proposed that statutory paternity leave shall be extended from three days to five days.
By Duncan Abate, Hong Tran
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions. Staying on top of employment-related legal developments is important but can be challenging
By Nancy Leung, Simon Au
On 24 October 2017, Hong Kong's Court of First Instance handed down its judgment in Wong Tak Man Stephen and Osman Mohammed Arab, The Joint and Several Liquidators of the Incorporated Owners...
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