Foreward by Andrew Chilvers For the legal sector, COVID-19 has been a huge catalyst for change globally. Overnight, almost all legal advisors decamped en masse from their expensive mid-town and city offices to their homes to work. Personal meetings suddenly disappeared to be replaced by virtual meetings on Zoom or Microsoft Teams. As the UK […]
For the legal sector, COVID-19 has been a huge catalyst for change globally. Overnight, almost all legal advisors decamped en masse from their expensive mid-town and city offices to their […]
Our Partner Mr Dominic Wai has contributed to The Hong Kong Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents (2nd ed.) (2020 Reissue) published by LexisNexis Butterworths on data protection.
On 26 August 2020, our Partner Mr Dominic Wai, along with Ms Caroline Berube of HJM Asia Law & Co LLC and Mr Edward Borden, Jr of Earp Cohn P.C., all members of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms, presented a webinar for members of the Association of Corporate Counsel on “Investigating Misconduct in […]
ONC has advised China Saftower International Holding Group Limited (Stock Code: 8623) on its share offer and listing of shares on GEM of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. China Saftower International Holding Group Limited has a market capitalisation of HK$240 million at the time of the listing based on 800,000,000 shares in issue […]
The outbreak of COVID-19 resulted in the closure of the Judiciary for months on end in view of public health consideration. The result was that many cases were brought to a screeching halt. With the pandemic having no end in sight, in order to ensure that justice is duly administered continuously and effectively without compromising […]
The latest development in relation to 11 senior Hong Kong and Chinese officials being added to the Specially Designated Nationals And Blocked Persons List (the “SDN List”) as published by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (the “OFAC”) by the U.S. Department of Treasury has turned the clash of conflicting regimes between local Hong […]
About the Seminar Our Partner Eric Woo will be discussing the recent regulatory developments in Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing, particularly the asset freezing provisions of the Implementation Rules of the National Security Law, and will share the latest trend and highlight key pitfalls in day-to-day compliance work. Dr. Dennis Tang will be discussing the […]
On 30 June 2020, our Partner Mr Dominic Wai gave a podcast on the In House Warrior programme as a guest speaker on Hong Kong’s anti-corruption law. To listen to the episode, please click here.
In response to the statewide increase in COVID-19 transmission, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced that he would be pausing some reopening measures and reimposing some restrictions. He issued Order 46, rescinding Order 44 and previous guidance for gathering size, effective August 11. Governor Baker explained that Massachusetts was postponing indefinitely Step 2 of the current Phase 3 of […]
20 August 2020 (Thu) 12:30pm – 1:30pm Join TLS, ONC Lawyers, and Liberty Chambers for a CLE-accredited webinar Together with Joshua Chu of ONC Lawyers, and Moses Park of Liberty Chambers, TLS’s Joseph Law, our panel of speakers will be sharing ONC’s first-hand experience in bringing about Hong Kong’s first Court decision to allow the novel […]
Foreward by Andrew Chilvers The COVID-19 pandemic is one of those once-ina-lifetime events that few people predict but which affects everyone – individuals, businesses and governments. During the past four months the pandemic has caused huge disruption to companies across the globe as many have suddenly found it impossible to fulfil their contractual obligations. From […]