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Air Pollution Control (Amendment) Ordinance 2013: implementing new air quality objectives
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 23 2013

The Air Pollution Control (Amendment) Ordinance 2013 was passed by the Legislative Council on 10 July 2013 and will come into operation on 1 January


Hong Kong family friendly bitesize
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • February 5 2014

In this Bitesize we consider the impact of flexible working on an employee's benefits in Hong Kong, in particular, how to calculate the benefits


No reprieve for taxpayers where fraudulent profits tax paid
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • March 24 2014

On 13 March 2014, the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) handed down its ruling in Moulin Global Eyecare Trading Limited (In Liquidation) v. The


What is in a “registered name”?
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • March 25 2014

Most people know that a company registered in Hong Kong must state its registered name in all its contracts, transaction documents, business letters


Hong Kong family friendly bitesize
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • December 27 2013

We have seen in earlier Bitesizes that in order to try to avoid an employee being entitled to EO benefits an employer must be able to demonstrate


Capital markets quarterly update
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 22 2014

HKEx announced that the Initial 3-Day Check of Application Proofs would be discontinued after 30 September 2014. Accordingly, starting from 1 October


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 -


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


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


Tech savvy HRs: the excitement and pitfalls
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 22 2014

Social media, mobile computing, "big data" analysis and cloud computing ("SMAC") are fundamentally changing the way in which HR professionals can now