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A New China E-Commerce Law is Coming into Effect in January 2019 660 378 Christopher Hooley

A New China E-Commerce Law is Coming into Effect in January 2019

China will implement a new e-commerce law from 1 January 2019 with the intent to further enhance legal protection for consumers and brands

Domicile and Why it’s More Than Just Where You Live 598 417 Alfred Ip

Domicile and Why it’s More Than Just Where You Live

A person’s place of domicile carries potentially significant legal and practical consequences that may not immediately be apparent

Blockchain Rising Popularity and its Recent Developments in Hong Kong and Mainland China 506 332 Christopher Hooley

Blockchain Rising Popularity and its Recent Developments in Hong Kong and Mainland China

There has been substantial recent debate about the possible future involvement of governments and legislators in the area of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies and Family Law 400 300 Alfred Ip

Cryptocurrencies and Family Law

The issue of how cryptocurrencies can be distributed after the breakdown of a marriage is crucial as it can be highly complex

Cryptocurrencies in the Complicated World of Tax, Estate and Trust Law 1051 701 Alfred Ip

Cryptocurrencies in the Complicated World of Tax, Estate and Trust Law

What happens to virtual currencies once the owner has passed away? Is an individual able to distribute such assets if he wishes to do so through his will?

Proper Estate Planning: When there is a Will, there is a Way! 960 640 Hugill & Ip

Proper Estate Planning: When there is a Will, there is a Way!

If you want a proper way to plan for your succession and ensure your loved ones are looked after in your absence, you need a Will.

Associated Press | Three Partners of Hugill & Ip Solicitors achieve strong results in 2019 Chambers Asia-Pacific ranking 1600 1006 Hugill & Ip

Associated Press | Three Partners of Hugill & Ip Solicitors achieve strong results in 2019 Chambers Asia-Pacific ranking

Chambers – one of the most renown legal directories in the world – has ranked Adam Hugill, Alfred Ip and Christopher Hooley in the 2019 Asia Pacific edition

Enduring Power of Attorney: Sound Advice for the Unsound Mind! 1050 701 Hugill & Ip

Enduring Power of Attorney: Sound Advice for the Unsound Mind!

Most people plan their succession properly. However, they do not envision the possibility of them ever becoming mentally incapacitated.

Employment Focus Week: Enforcing Your Rights 550 380 Adam Hugill

Employment Focus Week: Enforcing Your Rights

Most employment disputes are resolved through friendly (and sometimes not so friendly) negotiations between the employer and employee

Employment Focus Week: The Annual Leave Minefield 408 612 Adam Hugill

Employment Focus Week: The Annual Leave Minefield

Correctly and accurately calculating annual leave and annual leave pay in accordance with the Employment Ordinance can be complex

Employment Focus Week: In Health and in Sickness 611 408 Adam Hugill

Employment Focus Week: In Health and in Sickness

We look at the rights and protections given to employees when personal circumstances take precedence and the changes that are on the horizon

Employment Focus Week: Wages, Bonuses and Deductions 927 740 Adam Hugill

Employment Focus Week: Wages, Bonuses and Deductions

The key protection provided to all employees under the Employment Ordinance is the right to receive payment for work done

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