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International data protection enforcement bulletin January 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France
  • January 30 2015

The individual was employed by the Department of Defence ("Defence"), and lodged a compensation claim as a result of an injury. Defence sought the


Hong Kong: calculating revenue: third party software vs. independent audit - lesson learnt from Sina Hong Kong Ltd v Pixel Media HK Ltd
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • January 13 2015

The plaintiff, a web portal operator, applied for a summary judgment in Hong Kong against its advertising sales agent, the defendant, in respect of


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


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


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


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


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