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Hong Kong: big changes for pension and severance in the pipeline
  • Eversheds
  • Hong Kong
  • January 18 2017

Hong Kong's Chief Executive, CY Leung, today issued his final annual policy address and gave important news to employers. He outlined a proposal to


Government launches consultation on enhancing anti-money laundering regulation of designated non-financial businesses and professions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 18 2017

On 6 January 2017, the Government published a consultation paper on proposals to extend the customer due diligence (CDD) and relevant


Consistency restored as Astro v Lippo appeal dismissed
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global, Hong Kong, Singapore
  • January 17 2017

In the latest instalment of the long-running dispute between Astro and Lippo, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal ("CA") has dismissed Lippo's appeal


HKMA issues guidance on empowerment of independent non-executive directors of Hong Kong-incorporated authorised institutions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 17 2017

In its recent circular, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority provided further guidance on the empowerment of independent non-executive directors (INEDs


International Regulatory Update 09 - 13 January 2017
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand
  • January 17 2017

Clifford Chance's International Regulatory Update is a weekly digest of significant regulatory developments affecting banking and investment banking


The Apology Bill and its potential effects on insurance contracts
  • Howse Williams Bowers
  • Hong Kong
  • January 17 2017

The proposed new Apology Bill encourages apologies in disputes by removing legal disincentives to apologising (making an apology inadmissible in


Government launches consultation on enhancing transparency of beneficial ownership of Hong Kong companies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 16 2017

The Government has launched a two month consultation exercise on proposals to enhance the transparency of beneficial ownership of Hong Kong


Asia Tax Bulletin - Winter 20162017
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam
  • January 13 2017

China's regulatory regime on inbound foreign investment entered a new era on 1 October 2016. According to a decision issued by the National People's


Directors Beware: Breach of Fiduciary Duty by Director notwithstanding Disclosure of Interest
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong
  • January 13 2017

The High Court of Hong Kong has in a recent case held that a director (“Director”) who resigned from his directorship in order to take up a full-time


Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal finds no breach of comity in granting Mareva injunction to protect a foreign claim for breach of an exclusive jurisdiction clause
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 13 2017

In the case of Compania Sud Americana de Vapores S.A. v Hin-Pro International Logistics Limited (FACV 12016), the Court of Final Appeal (CFA