Hong Kong

Before Disaster Strikes: Planning for the Worst Instead of Hoping for the Best

We rarely think about emergencies before they arrive on our doorstep. Yet, the recent civil unrest in Baltimore has presented another eye-opening reminder that...

China: Long Awaited Indirect Transfer Regulation Replacing Notice 698

In late 2009, the PRC tax authorities issued their most influential and also most controversial anti-avoidance tool, Notice 6981, to combat indirect transfers designed...

Directors Beware: Business Email Compromise – The Latest Fraud Scam Threatening Hong Kong Companies

International criminals are targeting staff of SMEs and multinational companies with money transfer authority in what the US Federal Bureau of Investigation are calling...

5 Essential Elements of Corporate Compliance – A Global Template

Effectively managing corporate compliance efforts in today's regulatory environment--preventing corporate officers and employee from engaging in illegal practices, while also addressing a wide array...

Hong Kong: SAIC Publishes Landmark Antitrust Regulation for Intellectual Property Rights

On 7 April 2015, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (“SAIC”) published the long awaited Regulation on the Prohibition of Conduct Eliminating or...

Hong Kong Competition Commission Publishes Revised Guidelines for Submission to Legco

On 30 March 2015, the Hong Kong Competition Commission released its revised draft guidelines, following a public consultation process that was conducted from mid...

Compliance Benchmark: Quantifying the Fundamentals

Various countries and their compliance-enforcing agencies request that companies have "adequate" compliance programs and organizations. But what does that mean? One option to determine...

Asia Pacific: How U.S. FCPA And U.K. Bribery Act Impact Financial Institutions In The...

Why Should Financial Institutions, Hedge Funds And Private Equity Firms In The Asia Pacific Region Be Concerned About These Regulations In recent years, compliance...

Social Media Survey – How Corporates Engage and Manage Risks

Baker & McKenzie has released its first global client survey on Social Media. Based on the responses from international clients across a range of 14...

Hong Kong Anti-Corruption Briefing

Hong Kong Snapshot Topic Summary Governing legislation The primary legislation governing corruption is the Prevention of Bribery...

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