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Working in the margins: continuous employment, the 4-18 rule and prospects for change
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • 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


Hong Kong: law prohibiting the transfer of personal data soon to come into force
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • January 16 2015

Publication of Guidance Note by Hong Kong's Privacy Commissioner is likely to be the first step in implementing a long awaited prohibition on


New Guandong-Hong Kong agreement: more opportunities in the telecom and technology sector in China?
  • Bird & Bird
  • China, Hong Kong
  • January 16 2015

On 18 December 2014, the Agreement between the Mainland and Hong Kong on Achieving Basic Liberalization of Trade in Services in Guangdong (the


Will social media in the workplace make employers :) or :( ?
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • February 27 2013

Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. We know them all at home. Now, they are in the workplace. These new technologies bring many benefits - brand


Stealth attack: a Ninja Saga from Hong Kong
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • 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


New race discrimination law
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • August 26 2008

The Race Discrimination Ordinance (the “Ordinance”) was passed on 10 July 2008 and its enactment has marked another step forward by the HKSAR government to put in place a framework of anti-discrimination laws


Hong Kong relaxes copyright law with respect to decompilation of software
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • April 30 2007

The Hong Kong Copyright Ordinance (Cap 528) does not contain any specific provisions that deal with the decompilation or reverse engineering of computer programs


Employment update, Hong Kong June 2007
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • June 25 2007

The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2007 (“EAO”) will come into operation on 13 July 2007


Exclusive jurisdiction of Labour Tribunal over certain employment-related matters
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • February 19 2009

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


Follow-up on the Race Discrimination Ordinance
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • February 19 2009

In the September 2008 edition of our International Employment Update, we reported that the Legislative Council passed the Race Discrimination Ordinance on 18 July 2008