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First person to be imprisoned under the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • January 20 2015

For the first time since the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance ("PDPO") came into force in 1996, an individual has received a jail sentence for


Crossing borders new guidance on the transfer of personal data outside Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • January 20 2015

Section 33 of the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“PDPO”), which restricts the crossborder transfer of personal data, has been in the


What do employers need to know about competition law? (episode 7 non-solicitation agreements)
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 1 2014

In the previous episode of this series, Mayer Brown JSM discussed the implications of sharing sensitive HR information when the Competition Ordinance


What do employers need to know about the Hong Kong Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill?
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • August 14 2014

The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill (the "Bill") has been introduced to the Legislative Council. If passed, Hong Kong will join a number of


SFC confirms it will rely on existing law to impose prospectus liability on sponsors
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • September 1 2014

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has recently published its "Supplemental Consultation Conclusions on the Regulation of IPO Sponsors -


Arbitration and ship arrest in Hong Kong: post-award arrest in Handytankers KS v. Owners of The Alas
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • August 20 2014

The maritime industry has traditionally favoured arbitration as a method of dispute resolution. Disputes under charterparties, shipbuilding contracts


One servant, two masters, same service?
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • August 20 2014

According to the results of a recent survey, Hong Kong tops the poll on places that are using contingent workers in 2014, followed closely by the


Statutory paternity leave introduced in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 6 2015

On 24 December 2014, the Employment Ordinance ("EO") was amended to introduce three days' paid paternity leave for working fathers (and fathersto-be


2015 - the year of competition in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • February 27 2015

As we step into the Year of the Goat, businesses in Hong Kong are gearing up for the impending enforcement of the Competition Ordinance


IP & TMT quarterly review
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • China, Hong Kong
  • December 24 2014

On 11 November 2014, the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and the Intellectual Property Department of the Hong Kong Government jointly issued