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27 June 2017 by
July 1 marks the 20th anniversary since Hong Kong’s return to China and the start of its One Country Two Systems policy, which was created by Deng Xiaoping to give Hong Kong the ability to retain its economic, legal and political system, through the Basic Law, after reunification with China. Hong Kong’s reputation as a gateway for trade and the rapid development China’s legal system point to a growing need for cooperation and collaboration in the international rule of law, especially as investment increases with initiatives such as One Belt One Road (OBOR) and for policy makers, business people and academics to discuss and understand how this might work.
14 June 2017 by
The Hong Kong government has passed amendments today to the territory’s arbitration ordinance to clarify that IP rights can be the subject of arbitration. The existing legislation does not specify that this is possible. The provisions in the ordinance will take effect on October 1. While the amendment may encourage more parties to go for this form of dispute resolution for IP cases, barriers still remain in choosing arbitration.
13 June 2017 by
Latest moves and updates from Thailand, China and Australia
12 June 2017 by
This month, we speak with Catherine Kardinal, general counsel for Siemens in Hong Kong, about the importance of finding a company culture that fits one’s lifestyle, the challenge of getting support from management on legal advice as an in-house counsel and how being a company lawyer can be similar to being a psychologist.
07 June 2017 by
Investment courts for resolving investment treaty disputes is on the agenda for the negotiations on the China-EU bilateral investment treaty, which are due to be completed later this year. Policymakers, academics and lawyers at a conference in Hong Kong last month offered various perspectives on the potential advantages and pitfalls of having an investment court and other options that could be available.
23 May 2017 by
Highlights from the annual event, now in its 14th year
19 May 2017 by
Singapore made changes to its Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act in April to target cybercrime, an issue that has been of increasing concern around the world especially with the WannaCry ransomware attacks. The amendments will criminalise activities that involve the dealing in and trading of personal information. Businesses that collect and work with personal data for legitimate purposes should take heed of the changes to avoid potential breaches.
15 May 2017 by
Latest partner moves and firm updates from China, India and Australia
11 May 2017 by
This month, we speak with de Verneuil, global general counsel, Reliance Communications (Enterprise) & Global Cloud Xchange. She talks about the challenges of working in a male-dominated environment and taking the road less travelled in her career path. A flair for languages has helped her move around the world. She also has some wise advice about self-image.
10 May 2017 by
China took steps earlier this year to attract more foreign investment by opening up more sectors of the economy, creating more even treatment between domestic and foreign companies, and giving more incentives to those investing in the central and northwestern regions.