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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


Events outside our control how can owners and operators contractually control the consequences?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 9 2014

By definition a force majeure is an event outside the control of the parties. However, the parties to a hotel management contract can seek to control


At long last: draft Hong Kong Competition Law guidelines published
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • October 9 2014

The Hong Kong Competition Commission (the "Commission") today published long-awaited draft implementation guidelines (the "Guidelines") to the


Permission to serve winding-up petitions out of jurisdiction on unregistered foreign companies: principles clarified
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 14 2014

Under Hong Kong law, the courts' jurisdiction is ordinarily territorial in nature. A plaintiff or applicant has to obtain permission ("leave") of the


Shareholders’ disputes, windings-up of solvent companies and Section 182 dispositions
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • February 21 2014

Did you know that dispositions of property of a solvent company made after the commencement of a winding-up will unlikely be disturbed unless it can


An update for real estate developers and investors: The New Companies Ordinance key issues for you to consider
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • February 24 2014

Most real estate developers and investors will own properties or their portfolios through a mixture of Hong Kong companies, BVI companies and perhaps


Hong Kong family friendly bitesize
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • February 19 2014

If an employer disentitles an employee or reduces the amount of an employee's bonus due to the employee having taken maternity leave then it may be


Best practices on NFC mobile payments issued in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 11 2013

Near field communication (NFC) mobile payment services are on the rise in Hong Kong, and are offered in many retail outlets as a payment method. To


2015 outlook: data privacy and security in the United States, the European Union and Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, USA
  • March 19 2015

Companies and organizations face an ever-expanding set of statutes and regulations regarding consumer privacy, data protection and cybersecurity


Giving third parties contractual rights the new rules
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • March 18 2015

Hong Kong’s Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance No.17 of 2014 (the “Ordinance”) was passed in December 2014, and is expected to come into