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Novel Coronavirus: Key Considerations for Insurers in Hong Kong

Download full alert For insurers in Hong Kong, the outbreak of novel coronavirus may cause potential disruption to their business operations due to office absences,...

Hong Kong Court Confirms SFC’s Investigation Powers Over Digital Devices in Search Operations

In five recent judicial review applications brought against the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the Magistrate (HCAL 2132, 2133, 2134, 2136 and 2137/2018),...

Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission Announces New Framework for Regulating Virtual Asset Trading...

Download full version in PDFThe Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has taken another major step towards establishing a regulatory framework for virtual asset trading...

Hong Kong: The SFC’s continued clampdown on corporate fraud and misconduct

The SFC's continued clampdown on corporate fraud and misconduct The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has frequently emphasized its commitment to combatting corporate fraud and...

Bite-size Briefings: Individual Accountability Regimes – Driving Improvements in Culture

Download publicationA series of briefings that take a "bite-size" look at international trends in different jurisdictions drawing on Baker McKenzie's expert financial services practitioners Individual...

Vietnam: New Investment Agreement Between Hong Kong and ASEAN Provides Investment Protection and Guarantees...

The Agreement on Investment among the Governments of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China and the Member States...

Hong Kong’s highest court recognizes spousal employment benefits for gay couple

What's changed In Leung Chun Kwong v Secretary for the Civil Service and Commissioner of Inland Revenue HKCFA 19, the Hong Kong Court of...

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

Hong Kong: The Occupational Retirement Schemes (Amendment) Bill 2019

The Occupational Retirement Schemes (Amendment) Bill 2019 (“Amendment Bill”) was published in the Gazette on 4 April 2019. The Amendment Bill overhauls the regulatory regime of...

US Department of Justice revises FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy to encourage adoption of guidance...

Amendments to FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy In March 12, 2019, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) modified the FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy (the “Policy”). This...

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