Deacons contributes to Thomson Reuters/Practical Law Guide

23 December 2015

Deacons’ lawyers have contributed to a Thomson Reuters/Practical Law Q&A guide to doing business in Hong Kong.

This Q&A gives an overview of key recent developments affecting doing business in Hong Kong as well as an introduction to the legal system; foreign investment, including restrictions, currency regulations and incentives; and business vehicles and their relevant restrictions and liabilities. The article also summarises the laws regulating employment relationships, including redundancies and mass layoffs, and provides short overviews on competition law; data protection; and product liability and safety. In addition, there are comprehensive summaries on taxation and tax residency; and intellectual property rights over patents, trade marks, registered and unregistered designs

This article is part of the global guide to doing business worldwide. For a full list of contents, please visit

Contributors include partners Keith Cole, Cynthia Chung, Charmaine Koo and Machiuanna Chu.