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Mandatory provision of telephonic directory services to continue

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
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  • November 26 2010

The Hong Kong Telecommunications Authority (TA) announced on 4 August 2010 its decision to deregulate the free provision of White Pages by fixed operators in view of the diminishing public demand

Stealth attack: a Ninja Saga from Hong Kong

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
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  • June 24 2013

Start ups are messy. Even when they become successful, they stay messy. This is a cautionary tale. Boniface Lee is an entrepreneur. In 2009, he came

Defamation of corporate entities in Hong Kong

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • March 15 2007

Hong Kong’s law of defamation generally follows the English law of defamation, although there are some important differences

Third party funding for litigation - Hong Kong

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
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  • October 13 2008

The common law rules in Hong Kong before 1997 - which remain in force under Article 8 of the Basic Law - provide that "maintenance" and "champerty" are criminal offences, torts and that "tainted" contracts (involving maintenance or champerty) are voidable as a matter of public policy

Race discrimination

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
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  • February 12 2007

For many years the Government has maintained that race relations in Hong Kong were harmonious

Will social media in the workplace make employers :) or :( ? (Part two)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
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  • July 11 2013

So social media use creates risk in the workplace. Should employers ban it? Social media is part of how we live now; that's not left at the door when

Working in the margins: continuous employment, the 4-18 rule and prospects for change

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
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  • December 13 2013

Do you employ part-time staff? Or casual employees? Or temporary workers. In the eyes of a lawyer, you don't. None of these terms has a legal meaning

Exclusive jurisdiction of Labour Tribunal over certain employment-related matters

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
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  • February 19 2009

In Hong Kong, the Labour Tribunal enjoys exclusive jurisdiction over certain employment claims

Wealthy Realty Ltd v Cheng Yung

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
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  • May 6 2008

This case considered a restraint of trade clause and the reasonableness of a clause which sought to restrain an employee from working for any competitor in the same “district” for six months after termination

John Simpson Warham v Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Hong Kong
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  • June 15 2009

23 aircrew officers ("the Claimants") were dismissed by their employer ("the Defendant") whilst disciplinary investigations were being conducted against them for alleged misconduct