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Podcast S3E3 | Contentious Trusts & Estates: Challenging a Will 1200 675 Alfred Ip

Podcast S3E3 | Contentious Trusts & Estates: Challenging a Will

Essential points related to disputes involving Wills and their validity, provisions which can be afforded to dependants and creditors towards an estate

High Court Judge Confirms HOS Authority’s Policy Is Discriminatory 800 533 Alfred Ip

High Court Judge Confirms HOS Authority’s Policy Is Discriminatory

Justice Chow confirms Housing Authority’s policies on adding occupants & transferring ownership of HOS flats constituted unlawful discrimination on basis of sexual orientation

Asian Private Banker | Emigrating Hong Kong HNWIs often oblivious of the need for proper tax planning 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Asian Private Banker | Emigrating Hong Kong HNWIs often oblivious of the need for proper tax planning

Hong Kong HNW families considering emigration are advised to spend sufficient time on tax planning to avoid unpleasant surprises in their adopted countries.

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Human Resources Online | How to prevent discrimination against breastfeeding at the workplace 1200 800 Adam Hugill

Human Resources Online | How to prevent discrimination against breastfeeding at the workplace

On 19 June 2021 amendments to the Sex Discrimination Ordinance came into effect extending protection prohibiting discrimination on the ground of breastfeeding

E-Zone | 完善數據私隱管理框架 免誤墜法網 1200 900 Hugill & Ip

E-Zone | 完善數據私隱管理框架 免誤墜法網

Improving Data Privacy management in order to avoid legal problems

Hong Kong Lawyer | Inheritance Claims for Financial Provision of Dependants 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Hong Kong Lawyer | Inheritance Claims for Financial Provision of Dependants

香港律師 | 受養人的經濟給養繼承申索. Inheritance Provision for Family and Dependants Ordinance, Cap. 481 explained including “What is “reasonable financial provision”?

SCMP Young Post | Divorce in Hong Kong: What happens to you if your parents split up? 487 409 Hugill & Ip

SCMP Young Post | Divorce in Hong Kong: What happens to you if your parents split up?

Moving, custody arrangements, child support… a family lawyer explains everything you need to know – and what your rights are. Remember that you are the child, this is not your fault, and you shouldn’t have to take on extra responsibility.

LexisNexis | Penalties for Data Privacy Breaches 800 568 Hugill & Ip

LexisNexis | Penalties for Data Privacy Breaches

The lack of a mandatory data breach notification provides an additional difficulty to pursue remedies – proposals to amend the PDPO will address such issues

Estate Planning for Assets Located in Multiple Jurisdictions 1200 675 Hugill & Ip

Estate Planning for Assets Located in Multiple Jurisdictions

For individuals owning assets in multiple jurisdictions, a holistic approach and suitable advice is crucial for international Estate Planning

Proposed Amendments of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance 600 397 Carmen Tang

Proposed Amendments of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance

When can we expect proposed amendments of the PDPO, if passed, to enhance the protection of personal data privacy in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong Economic Times | 港企私隱意識增 加強培訓添保障 800 600 Hugill & Ip

Hong Kong Economic Times | 港企私隱意識增 加強培訓添保障

Hong Kong companies’ privacy awareness rises, strengthening training to enhance protections.

Inheritance Provision for Family and Dependants 1200 800 Alfred Ip

Inheritance Provision for Family and Dependants

Alfred Ip on court orders that can provide financial assistance to disinherited individuals for whom the deceased had provided during his/her lifetime

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