Professional Services/Legal

New arrangement eases IP suits between Mainland and Hong Kong

Firms in Hong Kong can now act against Mainland infringers without dual proceedings.

New arrangement eases IP suits between Mainland and Hong Kong

Firms in Hong Kong can now act against Mainland infringers without dual proceedings.

New law aids HK businesses against Mainland infringers

Reciprocal legal enforcement aids cross-border commerce.

HK and Saudi Arabia strengthen dispute resolution collaboration

The Department of Justice plans to visit to promote HK's legal services.

Hong Kong sets GBA mediator standards, requires training

Applicants must also have at least three years experience as a mediator.

YOOV's reverse merger reinforces AI market dynamics

Stephenson Harwood's Hong Kong corporate team has advised YOOV Group on its proposed reverse merger on NASDAQ.

Gov’t assures better business environment under new national security ordinance

The public consultation on the law received 98.6% positive responses.

Lower rates not enough to halt Hong Kong’s slowing economic growth: Natixis

Ongoing property woes a growing issue for its largest source of tax income.

Gov’t approves gazettal of national security bill

The government aims to accelerate the passing of the bill.

HK rolls out Capital Investment Entrant Scheme

Applicants must invest a minimum of $30m in permissible assets.

Hong Kong banks, telcos seek tech-savvy legal professionals

In addition to tech expertise, there’s also a growing demand for soft skills.

SFC updates regulatory framework for security token offerings

New SFC framework aims to foster active virtual asset markets while ensuring investor safety and market reliability.

5 measures investors and businesses must be aware of in 2024

One of the measures will exempt onshore disposal gains from profits tax.

Digital fraud trends peaked during the holiday shopping season - TransUnion

72% of Hong Kongers are concerned with being victimised by online fraud this holiday season.

Gov’t implements NSL amendment

The amendment seeks to avoid national security risks.

Hong Kong legal seas brace for influx of maritime lawyers

Hill Dickinson is amongst the firms that have recently begun expanding its global maritime practices.