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Best practices on NFC mobile payments issued in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • December 11 2013

Near field communication (NFC) mobile payment services are on the rise in Hong Kong, and are offered in many retail outlets as a payment method. To


Insurance Authority to Start Soon - Be Prepared for a Watchdog With Teeth!
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • May 19 2017

In Hong Kong, insurance intermediaries are currently self-regulated by three different professional bodies. The Insurance Agents Registration Board


MPF Amendment Bill gazetted in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • July 8 2014

If passed, the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes (Amendment) Bill, gazetted on 27 June 2014, will introduce some fundamental new concepts into Hong


Asia IP & TMT: quarterly review
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • China, Hong Kong
  • December 20 2013

After many revisions and much public consultation, the amended PRC Trade Mark Law was passed by the PRC government in August 2013. The new law will


Hong Kong’s First Bill on Register of Significant Controllers
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • July 4 2017

The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2017 ("Bill") which requires Hong Kong companies to keep and maintain a register of significant controllers ("SC


Podcast: special episode - another view
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • June 26 2013

In this special episode, Nick Robertson is joined by Duncan Abate, Mayer Brown's Head of Employment in Hong Kong, who reviews the issues facing


In time for Thanksgiving: the Court of Final Appeal awards nice cheer to the taxpayer
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • November 21 2013

On 12 November 2013, the Court of Final Appeal handed down a victory for the taxpayer in Nice Cheer Investment Limited v. Commissioner of Inland


Major shareholder obtains relief pursuant to Section 168A
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • December 20 2013

Did you know that a major shareholder can obtain relief pursuant to section 168A of the Companies Ordinance (Cap 32) (CO), a provision traditionally


Air Pollution Control (Amendment) Ordinance 2013: implementing new air quality objectives
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • July 23 2013

The Air Pollution Control (Amendment) Ordinance 2013 was passed by the Legislative Council on 10 July 2013 and will come into operation on 1 January


Hong Kong family friendly Bitesize
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • December 18 2013

In the last Bitesize we established that there were circumstances where an employee working less than 18 hours for 4 consecutive weeks could satisfy