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Will social media in the workplace make employers :) or :( ? (Part two)
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • July 11 2013

So social media use creates risk in the workplace. Should employers ban it? Social media is part of how we live now; that's not left at the door when


Hong Kong privacy regulator urged a paradigm shift from compliance to accountability
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • March 6 2014

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (the "PCPD") released the Privacy Management Programme - A Best Practice Guide


Liberalisation measures for Chinese telecommunications sector under CEPA
  • Bird & Bird
  • China, Hong Kong
  • October 18 2013

China has made a fundamental move to liberalise its telecommunications market. Hong Kong Government and Chinese Government have signed Supplement X


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


Civil justice reform
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • November 24 2009

On 2 April 2009, the long awaited and much discussed Civil Justice Reform ("CJR") came into force in Hong Kong, after nearly a decade of consultations


Jurisdiction
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 31 2010

In Chunilal v Merrill Lynch, a UK national originally based in London but who had lived and worked in Hong Kong since 2003, wanted to claim a discretionary bonus from his employer, a company registered in the US state of Delaware


OFTA helps minimise “mobile phone bill shock”
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • December 17 2010

With the growing popularity of smart phones and other internet-enabled mobile devices, the temptation to access online content has never been greater


Security breaches of personal data in Hong Kong
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • February 1 2007

The security of personal data in Hong Kong is governed by the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap 482) ("PDPO"), the primary purpose of which is to protect the privacy of living individuals in relation to their personal data


HSBC Bank Plc and another v Steven Andrew Wallace (HCA 2422 of 2007; 28 November 2007)
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • February 5 2008

This case confirms that employees can generally work in Hong Kong under a foreign law employment contract and the Hong Kong Employment Ordinance does not apply to such contracts