Businesses should be fully aware of their existing rights and obligations with IT service providers and clients to ensure that they are not running into legal issues that may have severe impacts on business operation.
Case analysis: HCA 832/2014 Chan Shu Chun & Anor v Dr Kung Yan Su & Anors  HKCFI 360; Reported in:  1 HKLRD 1162
Carly Fan and Carmen Tang discuss the impact of COVID-19 on civil litigation. They go through the issue of Force Majeure clauses and changes related to court hearings in Hong…
What constitutes medical negligence? Are there any cases of medical negligence related to COVID-19 in Hong Kong? What are relevant concerns? How could this impact healthcare practitioners?
Employers should always keep in mind data privacy risks: flexibility and clear response management procedures enable businesses to operate more smoothly, even when working remotely.
Schools and parents should take all practicable steps to ensure that the devices, software, and apps used by children are protecting their personal data privacy. Children should also be given guidance such protection practices.
Carmen Tang on increasing value of data and protection afforded by Personal Data Privacy Ordinance. Is legislation catching up and what developments expected?
During the current pandemic, governments must ensure that the methods used to track citizens are no more than necessary, proportional with the purpose, and legal. Transparency from authorities is key for data protection and safeguarding the trust in governments.
Medical negligence is when medical care falls below the accepted standards, due to an act or omission from the medical professional. As a result, death or injury must have occurred and the matter must be thoroughly investigated.
In Hong Kong the current legal protection afforded to victim of discrimination because of HIV status exists in the form of confidentiality rule and anti-discrimination law