COVID-19 Anti-epidemic Fund: Tax exemption on government subsidies

In light of the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Government of Hong Kong has taken historic measures to restore confidence and liquidity to the economy. Such measures have taken… LEARN MORE

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Government announces penalty formula of the Employment Support Scheme

The government has rolled out a series of measures to relieve the economic impact brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Introduced under the second round Anti-epidemic Fund,… LEARN MORE

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COVID-19 Anti-epidemic Fund: Government announces implementation details of the Employment Support Scheme

On 8 April 2020, the Government announced a HK$137 billion package of anti-epidemic measures to be rolled out, including the Employment Support Scheme (ESS) with a proposed budget… LEARN MORE

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Public gathering ban: clear exemption for shareholders' meetings of listed companies effective from 8 May 2020

With a view to combating the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hong Kong Government has introduced measures to implement social distancing, including, among other things, the Prevention… LEARN MORE

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Online Dispute Resolution Scheme (ODR)
05 May 2020, Construction Disputes , Construction, Legal Alert, by Tamara Liu

As part of its unprecedented relief package to alleviate the impact of COVID-19, the Hong Kong Government is launching the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Scheme (Scheme). What… LEARN MORE

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Privacy Commissioner warns security issues in Zoom

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many employees working from home, and brought about a need for a more collaborate meeting culture in place of physical meeting and travelling.… LEARN MORE

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Are arbitral hearings prohibited by the group gathering restriction?

According to section 3(1) of the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Group Gathering) Regulation (Regulation) (Cap.599G), no group gathering of more than four persons… LEARN MORE

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Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Group Gathering) Regulation

As part of the measures to combat COVID-19 and promote social distancing, the Government introduced the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Group Gathering) Regulation… LEARN MORE

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MOFCOM released measures for further reform and opening up aimed at foreign investment stability amid the COVID-19 outbreak

On 1 April 2020, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the Circular on Further Expanding Reform and Opening up to Stabilise Foreign Investment in response to the COVID-19… LEARN MORE

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Deacons in the first Court of First Instance hearing via video link in the midst of court closure due to COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Judiciary has adjourned court proceedings and closed court offices and registries since 29 January 2020 (the General Adjourned Period (GAP)).… LEARN MORE

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