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US Commerce Department Expands Huawei- and Entity List-Related Rules, Further Restricting Huawei’s Access to...

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On August 17, 2020, the US Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) issued a final rule (“Final Rule”) (i) expanding the Export...

China Amends Catalogue of Technologies Prohibited or Restricted from Export

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China governs the import and export of technology under the Regulations for the Administration of the Import and Export of Technology (“Technology Regulations“), the...

Doing Business in China 2020

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 The Doing Business in China guide provides an introduction to selected aspects relating to investment and business operations in the People’s Republic of China...

Hong Kong: Doing Business in Hong Kong 2020

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Read publicationThis Doing Business Guide to Hong Kong summarizes the requirements for the establishment and maintenance of a Hong Kong company and a branch...

UK / China arms embargo to be extended to Hong Kong

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On 20 July 2020, the UK Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, announced that the UK will extend to Hong Kong an EU arms embargo that...

China: CBIRC to conduct follow-up checks on banking and insurance sector to ensure industry...

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On 24 June 2020, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) issued a circular on Carrying out the Follow-up Checks for the Rectification of Market Problems in the Banking and Insurance Sectors (the "Circular"). The CBIRC proposes to launch follow-up checks to review the steps taken to correct industry problems identified in the past three years following some high-profile cases, particularly in the areas of corporate governance, risk management and repeated violations of several laws and regulations.Our alert sets out a brief summary of key "follow-up" checks outlined in the Circular and provides some practical tips that we have developed from our own experience on how companies can ensure their compliance programs satisfy the guidelines. More information can be found in our guide on 5 Essential Elements Of Corporate Compliance.

Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s virtual customer onboarding regime offers opportunity for growth

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Business models and consumer patterns have changed substantially in the financial services market driven by and driving digital transformation. Opening accounts online, without physically attending offices or branches, has become part of a new norm and is an essential rather than an additional channel to offer customers convenience. Money laundering and other fraud risks relating to remote customer onboarding have been topics of considerable debate over the past few years. With ongoing technological advances, the risk levels and risk appetites in the online environment are no longer the same. We will highlight a few key developments and trends in Hong Kong.

China: Doing Business in China 2020

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The Doing Business in China guide provides an introduction to selected aspects relating to investment and business operations in the People’s Republic of China...

Reopening: A Returning Workforce in Hong Kong – Key Employer Considerations

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Hong Kong was one of the earliest cities to be impacted by COVID-19 and is now just coming out of its second wave of...

China and Hong Kong: COVID-19 – When fraudsters go phishing in the pandemic –...

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In brief With the slowdown in economic activity globally due to COVID-19, the number of cyber fraud cases from around the world has surged. The...
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