Stephen Wilson, QC participates in the IR Global Employment Working Virtual Series Home Work: The challenges of cross border remote working

The past year has witnessed a huge remote working experiment for many of the world’s businesses and their employees as a result of Covid-19. And, for many, these new working practices have become hugely complex depending on where in the world business owners and employees have suddenly found themselves. Almost overnight, people are in uncertain […]

Stephen Wilson, QCPartner, GrahamThompson


What is a Close Corporation? Under Ohio law, a “close corporation” is defined as a corporation with a relatively small number of shareholders, whose shares are generally not traded on national securities exchanges or regularly quoted on over-the-counter markets.[1] A close corporation is also frequently characterized by an identity of management and ownership,[2] being comprised of a […]

Morrison Kent Lawyers joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in New Zealand

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Michael Wolff of Morrison Kent Lawyers. Michael has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in New Zealand. Michael is a litigation law and dispute resolution expert. He has extensive experience in dispute resolution, construction and insurance litigation.  Michael is a […]

Michael WolffPartner, Morrison Kent Lawyers

Philip Otvos participates in the IR Global Real Estate Virtual Series – Real Estate Recovery: Bouncing back after the global pandemic

FOREWORD BY EDITOR, ANDREW CHILVERS As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to disrupt businesses across the world, one of the biggest debates being played out is the future of property – in the city centres and suburbs; in office space, commercial and residential. Just what will the world of real estate look like at the end […]

Howard ColmanManaging Partner, Colman Coyle

Can an Employer Require its Employees to Test for COVID-19 in Hong Kong?

The rise in Covid-19 cases has left many employers in Hong Kong contemplating whether they can lawfully require their employees to undergo testing for Covid-19. In times like these, employers find themselves trying to balance their business interests and continuity on one hand, with employees’ concerns and sensitivities on the other. In this article we […]

Nick GallSenior Partner, Gall Solicitors

Battle of forms: how do you know which general terms and conditions apply?

A recurring question in the commercial business (B2B) is which general terms and conditions apply. An important legal question. Often both the principal and the contractor will (afterwards) invoke its own general terms and conditions. This conflict is referred to by the term ‘the battle of forms’. In this blog I will discuss the question […]

John WolfsManaging Director, Wolfs Advocaten

Remote Working from Overseas: Key Legal Implications Employers Should Know

Remote working arrangements have become prevalent in response to the challenges posed by the pandemic such as risk of infections, travel restrictions and quarantine requirements in Hong Kong and elsewhere. Many employers are also considering remote working as ‘the new normal’ given the reduced operational costs. For some employees, remote working may mean working overseas. […]

Nick GallSenior Partner, Gall Solicitors

Oksana Howard Co-chairs IR Global March Virtual Event – Commercial Law Meeting

A Partner in our Corporate/Commercial Department and IR Global Commercial Committee member Oksana Howard, who frequently deals with international clients and transactions, co-chaired Commercial Meeting break-out sessions during the IR Global March virtual event. The first break-out session has focused on discussions in relation to the post-Covid business environment and the opportunities it will bring to […]

Oksana HowardPartner, Colman Coyle

Hong Kong’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme: Employer Considerations

The Hong Kong government has commenced implementation of a COVID-19 vaccination programme intended to cover all Hong Kong residents across the territory. Vaccinations are offered free of charge with the stated aim of safeguarding public health and helping to allow further easing of restrictions and a gradual return to normal life and activities. At this […]

Nick GallSenior Partner, Gall Solicitors

U.S. Small Business Administration details mechanisms for extending Section 1112 payments

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released Procedural Notice 5000-20095 (Procedural Notice) on Feb. 16, 2021, which clarifies the eligibility and procedures for existing loans under its 7(a) and 504 loan (Covered Loan programs) to receive extended loan payments from funds earmarked for that purpose by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and […]

David J. TecsonPrincipal, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.

McW Todman & Co. joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in the British Virgin Islands

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Nelcia St. Jean of McW Todman & Co. Nelcia has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation member in the British Virgin Islands. I have appeared in the Commercial Court of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) and have had […]

Nelcia St. JeanPartner, McW Todman & Co.

BG2V Add New Practice Area Commercial Litigation to their IR Global Membership

BG2V, our exclusive Foreign Direct Investment Member in France, are pleased to announce the addition of Commercial Litigation to their IR Global membership. This new position adds further strength to their membership and offers support for fellow members in the area. If you have a requirement in this area, please get in touch with Camille directly or […]

Camille de VerdelhanPartner, BG2V