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A safe haven from which to plan foreign bribes: the lack of extra-territoriality of Hong Kong's anti-bribery laws

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 31 2014

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ("CFA") has confirmed that Hong Kong's much feted anti-graft laws do not apply to conspiracies made in Hong Kong

Whistleblowing what protection do employees have in Hong Kong?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 30 2014

Notwithstanding the growing global trend in the adoption of express whistleblowing laws (e.g. The US, the UK and Japan), the Hong Kong Government has

Hong Kong’s first review of the anti-discrimination laws

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 29 2014

The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), a statutory body mandated to implement the anti-discrimination ordinances in Hong Kong, has launched a

Hong Kong Court of First Instance case casts spotlight on new Practice Direction on "e-discovery" between parties

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 29 2014

Discovery of electronically created or electronically stored information in civil litigation (e-discovery) is a complex and often costly process. A

The status of foreign liquidators recognised in Hong Kong

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 27 2014

The recent case of The Joint Official Liquidators of A Company v B and Another has confirmed that a liquidator of a foreign company can seek the Hong

International regulatory update - 18 22 August 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • European Union, Global, Hong Kong, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • August 26 2014

The European Central Bank (ECB) has identified four payment systems that are now under the new ECB Regulation on oversight requirements for

SFC determines no legislative changes required to make sponsors liable for prospectuses

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 26 2014

Last Friday, the SFC issued supplemental consultation conclusions covering prospectus liability for sponsors. The SFC has concluded that sponsors

First case to consider e-discovery pilot scheme in Hong Kong

  • RPC
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 26 2014

The Hong Kong Judiciary's pilot scheme for e-discovery in commercial cases comes into effect on 1 September 20141. It is already being referred to

Hong Kong Court of First Instance discusses the new practice direction on e-discovery in relation to a specific discovery application

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 25 2014

The recent decision in Chinacast Education Corporation and others v Chan Tze Ngon and others is one of particular relevance as it is the first time

Private wealth newsletter Summer 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 22 2014

What do Manchester United FC and some of Hong Kong's wealthiest family companies have in common? At first glance, perhaps not much. Although