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Court of Appeal adopts a broader and more generous interpretation of “client” for legal advice privilege
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • July 28 2015

On 29 June 2015, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of Citic Pacific v. Secretary for Justice and rejected the narrow definition of


Arbitrator accountability: arbitrator report cards introduced in Hong Kong
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Hong Kong
  • July 28 2015

In response to concerns among users of arbitration services that certain arbitrators are not resolving disputes in an efficient way, the Hong Kong


Hong Kong: extension of profits tax exemption to PE funds welcomed
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 28 2015

The Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 2) Ordinance 2015 (Amendment Ordinance) was gazetted and came into force on 17 July 2015. It amends the Inland


Why should parties consider Hong Kong as an arbitral venue?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Hong Kong
  • July 27 2015

The growth in cross-border investment has led to more complex relationships between commercial parties, particularly where foreign elements are


Hong Kong - new power proposed by the Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") to obtain information to assist overseas regulators
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Hong Kong
  • July 27 2015

Under proposed changes to the Securities and Futures Ordinance ("SFO"), SFC-licensed corporations must disclose information which may assist overseas


Hong Kong competition law set to come into force on 14 December
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Hong Kong
  • July 27 2015

The Hong Kong government yesterday announced its intention to bring Hong Kong's new cross-sector competition regime into force on 14 December 2015


Are you ready for Hong Kong's competition law?
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • July 27 2015

The Hong Kong Competition Commission (Commission) has released the long-awaited finalised guidelines to the Competition Ordinance, in preparation for


Security of payment legislation in the construction industry: get the cash flowing
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • July 24 2015

Payment issues have long been recognised as a key problem causing construction disputes in Hong Kong. Employers, contractors, sub-contractors


HKEx proposes to upgrade ESG reporting to ‘comply or explain’
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • July 24 2015

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) recently published a "Consultation Paper on Review of the Environmental, Social and Governance


Post-award ship arrest possible in Hong Kong
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 24 2015

Hong Kong has for some time been known as a favourable place for ship arrest. A party may apply for an arrest in Hong Kong relatively easily, at low