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Global Developments on Best Execution
Currently a hot topic for global regulators, firms are recommended to review their global best execution compliance practices ...
The “Good Faith” Principle
Hong Kong Court of Appeal holds that the “Good Faith” Principle is Complementary to the “Choice of Remedies” Principle, Aligning Hong Kong Law with Singapore Law ...
Ediscovery tools underutilised and misunderstood in Hong Kong
According to a recent survey by Kroll Ontrack, companies in Hong Kong have a limited understanding of how to effectively utilize ediscovery tools, and are deterred by the fact that they still don’t truly understand what it is ...
Global economic weather 4th May 2016
The economic news has been so disappointing for so long that even the trickle of good news seen over the last few weeks is emerging as the strongest run for almost a year. But, as the chart shows ...
Statutory paternity leave legislation in Hong Kong
From 27 February 2015, male employees in the private sector are entitled to three days’ paternity leave.
Prohibition against transfer of personal data outside Hong Kong
Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO) prohibits the transfer of personal data to places outside Hong Kong, except in circumstances specified in the PDPO.
Hong Kong Related News
Third-party funding in Asia
Cheng-Yee Khong and Tom Glasgow of IMF Bentham examine the new regulatory environment for third-party funding in Singapore and Hong Kong. ...
Taylor Root & Asian-mena Counsel Market Update and Salary Guide 2018
Asian-mena Counsel is delighted to partner with Taylor Root once again for their 12th annual report for the in-house legal and compliance sector ...
KWM targets Greater Bay Area with international centre
King & Wood Mallesons is getting on board with China’s plan to integrate Hong Kong, Macau and nine cities in Guangdong.
The thing about … Brent Snyder
The chief executive of Hong Kong’s Competition Commission (HKCC) discusses his new role and the evolution of the city’s competition landscape ...
Stefan Gannon, HKMA
A decade after the global financial crisis, the Commissioner of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Resolution Office speaks to Patrick Dransfield about the new legal regime designed to manage orderly bank failures ...
Visionary External Providers of the Year 2017
Introducing the winners of this year's awards to recognise legal providers that go above and beyond in the service of their clients ...
The thing about … Stefan Gannon
A decade after the global financial crisis, the Commissioner of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Resolution Office speaks to Patrick Dransfield about the new legal regime designed to manage orderly bank failures ...
The thing about … Jeanette Chan
Recently, Asian-mena Counsel’s Patrick Dransfield photographed Jeanette Chan, managing partner of the China practice and head of the Asia communications and technology practice at Paul, Weiss, and asked her a series of questions on behalf of the In-House Community ...
The thing about … Kirsty Dougan
The managing director of Axiom spoke to Asian-mena Counsel’s Patrick Dransfield about disrupting the traditional law firm model in Asia ...
The “Good Faith” Principle
Hong Kong Court of Appeal holds that the “Good Faith” Principle is Complementary to the “Choice of Remedies” Principle, Aligning Hong Kong Law with Singapore Law ...
Hong Kong In-House Handbook & Directory
Hong Kong Chapter (including firm directory)