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Unlawful Team Lifts: The English Court Of Appeal Backs The High Court's Decision To Spring Into Action
The Court of Appeal has upheld a "springboard" injunction (albeit reduced in scope) in the latest case to deal with the issue of unlawful "team lifts".
Hong Kong
16 Apr 2019
"Chaining" It Up: New PRC Blockchain Regulations
Whilst there is ongoing debate over cryptocurrency (the risks and rewards), blockchain has generally been heralded as the golden nugget when it comes to new ways of doing business.
Hong Kong
4 Apr 2019
HKMA's Expectations In Light Of BCBS' Statement On Crypto-Assets
The Banking Policy Department of the HKMA published a circular 1 on 18 March 2019 in light of a newsletter by the BCBS on 13 March 2019, stating the BCBS' prudential expectations regarding banks' exposures to...
Hong Kong
1 Apr 2019
SFC Sets Out New Regulatory Approach For Virtual Assets
On 1 November, 2018, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) issued a statement (the "Statement"), which sets out a new approach aiming to regulate virtual asset portfolio managers ...
Hong Kong
8 Feb 2019
Close Encounters Of The Government-Kind: China's New Regulation On Internet Supervision And Inspection
On 1 November 2018, China's new Regulation on Internet Security Supervision and Inspection by Public Security Bureaus ("Regulation") came into effect.
Hong Kong
9 Jan 2019
Change It Up: Amendments To The Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance Being Considered
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
Hong Kong
9 Jan 2019
IP Courts: Ringing In The Changes
On 26 October 2018, in the Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Several Issues concerning Judicial Procedures for Patent and Other Intellectual Property Cases
Hong Kong
9 Jan 2019
Tightening The Reins On Cryptocurrency
On 1 November 2018, Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") issued a statement and circular that expanded its regulatory reach over virtual asset activities.
Hong Kong
21 Dec 2018
Legal 500 M&A Guide 2018 - Hong Kong Update
The recent changes to the Hong Kong Listing Rules allow biotech issuers who do not meet the financial eligibility tests to be listed, and permit listing of companies with "weighted voting right" ...
Hong Kong
29 Nov 2018
Hong Kong SFC Unveils New Regulatory Framework For Virtual Assets
This is expected to solve the long-standing problems for these operators to open bank accounts for general banking transactions in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong
15 Nov 2018
SFC Announcements On Regulatory Approach To Virtual Assets
In a keynote speech at the Hong Kong Fintech Week on 1 November 2018, the SFC again asserted its cautious regulatory approach by announcing that it would step up its game in protecting investors of virtual assets.
Hong Kong
14 Nov 2018
Requirements For Video Conference And Representation In The Hong Kong Labour Tribunal
In Mallorca Joenalyn Domingo v. Ng Mei Shuen [2018] HKCFI 1642, the Court of First Instance (the "Court")
Hong Kong
28 Sep 2018
Reflections From The Hong Kong SPOT Conference 2018
Fiona Chan and Alison Thomson, members of Appleby's Global Technology and Innovation Group recently attended the SPOT conference in Hong Kong ...
Hong Kong
31 Aug 2018
Asia IP & TMT: Quarterly Review - 2018 Q2
China's Latest Position on Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) and Trade Mark Infringement
Hong Kong
3 Jul 2018
HKMA Revised Guidelines On Authorisation Of Virtual Banks
On 30 May 2018, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued a revised Guideline on Authorization of Virtual Banks (the "Guideline").
Hong Kong
8 Jun 2018
Hong Kong Regulator Steps In To Halt Initial Coin Offering
A financial services regulator in Hong Kong has stepped in to stop a business offering digital tokens to prospective investors.
Hong Kong
22 Mar 2018
Hong Kong Cracks Down On Digital Tokens And Cryptocurrency Exchanges
The Situation: Surging interest in digital tokens has caught the attention of regulators in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong
22 Mar 2018
Hong Kong Cracks Down On Cryptocurrency Exchanges
With the surging popularity of digital tokens, investments today are no longer limited to shares, bonds, and fixed deposits.
Hong Kong
20 Mar 2018
Hong Kong Securities Regulator Warns Of Cryptocurrency Risks Again
On 9 February 2018, the SFC issued a statement, cautioning investors again of the potential risks of investing in cryptocurrencies and ICOs and using the services of cryptocurrency exchanges.
Hong Kong
2 Mar 2018
SFC Issues Reminder On Cryptocurrency-Related Products And Derivatives
On 11 December 2017, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) issued a circular, which reminds financial service providers of the legal and regulatory requirements associated with Bitcoin ...
Hong Kong
16 Feb 2018
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