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Hong Kong rubber stamps first standard patent by original grant

The country’s new grant system now allows a direct route for patent protection.
15 days ago

Hong Kong rubber stamps first standard patent by original grant

The country’s new grant system now allows a direct route for patent protection.
15 days ago

Inland Revenue amendments bill passed

It will take effect on 11 June after it is gazetted.
19 days ago

Hong Kong ranks third most preferred seat for cross-border disputes

This is a place higher compared to the previous global survey in 2018.
1 month ago

Hong Kong Customs cracks down on syndicate accused of $2.5b money laundering

Six persons were arrested in the operation named “Shadow Hunter II”.
1 month ago

Optimas Capital Limited fined $1.05m over errors in short position reports

The errors occurred because of a programming mistake, the company says.
2 months ago

Solicitor in alleged CASH Financial Services insider dealing acquitted

The acquittal comes as the witnesses’ evidence were found to be conflicting.
2 months ago

Former Asia Telemedia executives banned for insider dealing

The two leaders will be prohibited from dealing in securities in Hong Kong for three years.
2 months ago

GEO Securities Limited fined $6.3m for selling unlisted bonds

The company also failed to disclose its commission for the bond sales.
2 months ago

Former Long Success officials disqualified over profit guarantee breach

This will be in effect for three years, starting 11 March 2021.
2 months ago

Yardley Securities Limited fined $5m for suspicious fund transfers

The company was found guilty of breaching anti-money laundering regulations.
3 months ago

Magic Holdings penalised for late disclosure of inside information

The company and five of its directors were fined a total of $4m.
3 months ago

Maples Group names new regional managing partner

This is amidst a regionally focused leadership for Hong Kong and Singapore offices.
3 months ago

Linklaters appoints HK-based partner as new global practice head

Hwang Hwa Sim will succeed Michael Voisin.
3 months ago

Auditing services hoist accounting firms as mergers tail off

Compliance work remains their strongest suit, but the way they do it drastically changed.
7 months ago

New ordinance opens more doors for investors

This aims to attract private equity and venture capital funds to set up and operate in Hong Kong.
8 months ago

Government facilitates travel scheme for arbitral parties in Hong Kong

It gives more freedom for non-Hong Kong residents to enter the market.
11 months ago

Unrest bolsters demand for corporate rescue services

Despite headwinds, demand for regulatory practice and advisory on cross-border issues may still grow.
1 year ago