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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


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


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


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


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


The secret to enforcing confidential information restraints in Hong Kong double rise Development Ltd v Lung Kit Chuen
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • February 27 2013

Double Rise Development engaged in sourcing. The success of its business was based on keeping the supplier and the customer for the products apart


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


New race discrimination law
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hong Kong
  • August 26 2008

The Race Discrimination Ordinance (the “Ordinance”) was passed on 10 July 2008 and its enactment has marked another step forward by the HKSAR government to put in place a framework of anti-discrimination laws