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Navigating the Hong Kong Competition Law - The role of the Competition Commission vs the role of the Competition Tribunal
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • December 17 2015

The Competition Ordinance ("Ordinance"), in force from 14 December 2015, is enforced by the Competition Commission ("Commission") and the Competition


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


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


Fruits of the secret garden: garden leave and executive departures
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • October 28 2013

A late summer's eve. The sun is slipping from the sky. Golden hour is approaching. A figure toils with a hedgerow. A snip here. A clip there. All


Business culture, human nature, and Hitler: a summary dismissal case from Hong Kong
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • October 28 2013

Grant Williams wrote an edgy client briefing for Jefferies Hong Kong, an investment bank, under the title, "Things that make you go, hmmm "


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


New guidance notes on direct marketing for Hong Kong
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • January 16 2013

On 15 January 2013, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data released two publications, (1) "New Guidance on Direct Marketing" and (2) a leaflet


Navigating the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance - cartels
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • October 9 2015

Cartel conduct is considered one of the most serious violations of competition law and the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance treats it as such. Cartel


Navigating the Hong Kong Competition Law - Joint Ventures
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • December 14 2015

A joint venture (JV) is a commercial enterprise that is undertaken jointly by two or more undertakings which otherwise retain their distinct