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Helen Liao discussed about jurisdiction of the Labour Tribunal in the fourth episode of "Labour Law – Grab n Go" video series

In this fourth episode of "Labour Law – Grab n Go", Helen Liao, Partner of our Employment and Pensions practice, gives insight into a recent case Ma Ngai Cheung v Cobow Contracting… LEARN MORE

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Hong Kong Stock Exchange proposes to enhance the listing regime for overseas issuers

On 31 March 2021, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Exchange) published a consultation paper seeking public feedback on its proposals to enhance and streamline the existing… LEARN MORE

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Proposed lowering of statutory limit of effective rate of interest stipulated in the Money Lenders Ordinance (Cap. 163)

The Financial Services Branch of the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (the “FSB”) issued a letter on 1 April 2021 to all licensed money lenders setting out the Government’s… LEARN MORE

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HKIAC 2020 statistics
08 April 2021, Construction, Newsletter, by Justin Yuen,

The HKIAC’s statistics for 2020 reveal that in 2020 the HKIAC received a record number of arbitration filings (the highest number received in over a decade) and the total amount… LEARN MORE

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Arbitration (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 comes into effect 19 May 2021
08 April 2021, Construction, Newsletter, by Stanley Lo,

In our previous article, we reported on the Supplemental Arrangement Concerning Mutual Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between Mainland China and the HKSAR (Supplemental Arrangement)… LEARN MORE

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England’s Court rules in favour of contractor for unpaid retention

In DR Jones Yeovil Ltd v The Stepping Stone Group Ltd [2020] EWHC 2308 (TCC), England’s Technology and Construction Court ruled in favour of a contractor in its claim for unpaid… LEARN MORE

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Court of Appeal rules on meaning of “default” in construction contract

The appeal in ABC Electrification Ltd v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 1645, concerned the proper construction of a Target Cost Contract based upon the standard… LEARN MORE

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Court finds flat owner liable for water leakage caused by alteration works

In the recent case of Cheng Pan & Anor v Yau Lai Wah, HCA 376/2015, the Court held the Defendant liable for loss and damage caused by water leakage from his property into… LEARN MORE

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Europe and China cooperate on PCT searching

Did you know? The Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) and European Patent Office (EPO) recently announced a pilot-programme, which will be of particular… LEARN MORE

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Stephanie Yip talks about rest days in the third episode of ‘Labour Law – Grab n Go’ video series

Have you ever asked your employee to be on standby on a rest day? Check out this third episode of ‘Labour Law – Grab n Go’, where Stephanie Yip, Associate of our Employment and… LEARN MORE

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