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Mayer Brown
Reported cases involving bareboat charters are rare. The recent English Court of Appeal decision in Ark Shipping Company LLC v. Silverburn Shipping (IOM) Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 1161 (The "Arctic" )
Herbert Smith Freehills
In But Ka Chon v Interactive Brokers LLC [2019] HKCA 873, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal to set aside a statutory demand arising out of online forex futures trading debts.
Appleby
Financial technologies (FinTech) have the potential to supplement or disrupt the financial services industry, with internet banking and mobile payment applications
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Re Galleria (Hong Kong) Limited [2019] HKCFI 1877, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance examined the legal principles in relation to dishonesty and blind-eye knowledge.
Withers LLP
When parties decide to separate and divorce, this can be devastating for their children. Parents are all too often embroiled in their own dispute to realise the effect that their actions
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Yeung Lui Ming v Tang Mo Lin Irene [2019] HKCFI 1848, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance set aside a sale of cemetery sites and a transfer of shares by a bankrupt individual on the basis that they constituted...
Hogan Lovells
A new regulation came into effect on 1 August 2019 to align certain disclosure obligations of non-Hong Kong companies to those of local companies.
DLA Piper
On 16 June, some estimates suggest almost 2 million people marched in support of calls for the Hong Kong government to withdraw its controversial Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance...
Mayer Brown
On 18 April 2019, the Hong Kong Lands Department issued its latest practice note as part of the Government's reactivation of the revitalisation scheme for industrial buildings, commonly known as "Revitalisation Scheme 2.0".
Mayer Brown
Our Employment & Benefits team in Hong Kong produce the "Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review", a publication covering 15 jurisdictions in Asia.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Re A Civil Matter Now Pending in United States District Court for the Western District of Washington [2019] HKCFI 1738 , the Hong Kong Court of First Instance rejected two letters of request (the "LORs") from the...
Gall
There has been much commentary (and confusion) in the news and on social media about employees' absences from work due
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has finalised its proposed amendments to the Listing Rules to tighten restrictions on backdoor listings and continuing listing criteria.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
On 26 July 2019, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEx) published conclusions to its consultation paper regarding backdoor listings, continuing listing criteria
STA Law Firm
While considering moving a business into a new market, one of the key consideration is that country's tax regime.
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong Insurance Authority has published consultation conclusions (Consultation Conclusions) on the draft Guideline on Exercising Power to Impose Pecuniary Penalty in Respect
Clyde & Co
The Insurance Authority has issued its Guideline on Cybersecurity (GL20) for authorised insurers, which will take effect on 1 January 2020.
Mayer Brown
In a recent decision, the Hong Kong Takeovers and Mergers Panel ruled that the different levels of SASAC in the People's Republic of China should not be automatically considered to be acting in concert.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Last week, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the China Securities Regulatory Commission
Mayer Brown
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.
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HR administration and payroll should be key areas of focus for all retail industry participants, as there are challenges that can have a significant impact on their business.
Mayer Brown
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Economic substance, fund governance and ESG were the three key topics discussed by the technical panel at the HKVCA Asia Venture Capital
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
This edition provides an overview of key regulatory developments in the past three months relevant to companies listed.
STA Law Firm
For 22 years, Hong Kong and Mainland China have been described as "one country, two systems".
Mayer Brown
In the US, the majority of disputes involving pharmaceutical patents are resolved through one of two processes – post-grant proceedings at the USPTO, or litigation under the "HatchWaxman Act" in a US District Court.
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.
Withers LLP
It is essential to understand and comprehend a client's intentions and purposes for seeking wealth planning advice.
Mayer Brown
Recent high profile data privacy breaches have brought the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) ("PDPO") under the spotlight. Hong Kong was one of the first countries in Asia
Hogan Lovells

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Herbert Smith Freehills
Last Friday, the Hong Kong Insurance Authority published its Guideline on Cybersecurity (GL 20) for authorised insurers. GL 20 will take effect on 1 January 2020.
TMF Group
Trade with Hong Kong is booming. In such an energised marketplace, it is important to understand the legal parameters for importing and exporting.
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