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Podcast S2E1 | Employment: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 1600 583 Adam Hugill

Podcast S2E1 | Employment: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Margaret Wo and Adam Hugill on sexual harassment, what’s considered inappropriate behaviour and protections afforded by Hong Kong’s Sex Discrimination Ordinance.

Economic Times | Applications Open for the Asian Fund for Cancer Research’s BRACE Award Venture Competition 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Economic Times | Applications Open for the Asian Fund for Cancer Research’s BRACE Award Venture Competition

First of Its Kind Investment Opportunity for Asia-Based Oncology Technology Start-Ups HONG KONG, 4 August 2020 – The Asian Fund for Cancer Research (AFCR) is now accepting applications from oncology start-ups for the Bridging Research from Academia to Cancer Entrepreneurship (BRACE) Award Venture Competition. The event and program uniquely supports Asian entrepreneurs’ cancer technology commercialization…

Hugill & Ip and Alfred Ip Nominated in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2020 1600 1006 Hugill & Ip

Hugill & Ip and Alfred Ip Nominated in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2020

The nominations for the sixth annual Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards have been announced. For the first time, the awards ceremony will be held virtually on Thursday, 24 September 2020. The virtual event will be hosted to celebrate the process of litigation and disputes resolution in the legal profession. The awards will celebrate the foremost leaders…

Shareholder Liability 1920 1080 Christopher Hooley

Shareholder Liability

Chris Hooley on shareholder liability: limitation of liability, shareholders’ obligations, corporate veil. Examples: UK Prest v Petrodel (2013), Hong Kong CWG v MH (2016).

LexisNexis Webinar | Protecting Your Children in Case of Divorce 800 525 Hugill & Ip

LexisNexis Webinar | Protecting Your Children in Case of Divorce

Alfred Ip and Azan Marwah discuss issues related to how to protect your children in case of divorce. When every facet of business and lives are struggling to find a new normal caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing that should remain undisrupted though is to protect children from the impact of divorce. This is…

New UK Immigration Rules for BN(O) Citizens 800 600 Adam Hugill

New UK Immigration Rules for BN(O) Citizens

The UK Government further clarifies BN(O) citizens status in the UK as a first step to residence that can lead to full British nationality in the future

The Notary Public: A 5,000 Year Old Story! 800 558 Alfred Ip

The Notary Public: A 5,000 Year Old Story!

Exploring the history and development of the Notary Public’s role and how it has advanced into what we know it as today

The Role of a Notary Public in Hong Kong 1920 1080 Alfred Ip

The Role of a Notary Public in Hong Kong

Who can notarise? What notarisation is? When it is necessary? How to complete a notarisation?

Taylor Vinters | Hong Kong: Civil Unrest and COVID-19 – A year of disruption! 1200 675 Hugill & Ip

Taylor Vinters | Hong Kong: Civil Unrest and COVID-19 – A year of disruption!

SARS and H1N1 in 2003 and 2009 respectively may have given businesses in Hong Kong some experience in managing the workplace during outbreaks of infectious disease, but the COVID-19 global pandemic arriving at the tail-end of the city’s 6 month-long civil unrest has made for an unprecedented year of disruption.   Extraordinary “special work arrangements”…

LexisNexis | Child Support: Changes in Financial Capacity or Needs 1600 1131 Hugill & Ip

LexisNexis | Child Support: Changes in Financial Capacity or Needs

Would reduced financial capacity mean paying less for child maintenance orders?

How Changes in Life Circumstances Impact Wills 926 520 Jacqueline Cheng

How Changes in Life Circumstances Impact Wills

Regularly updating your Will can properly reflect your intentions and any changes in life circumstances. A well-drafted Will can bring clarity and closure to all intended beneficiaries.

Further Guidance on Remote Hearings for Civil Proceedings 1200 900 Jonathan Gray

Further Guidance on Remote Hearings for Civil Proceedings

The Judiciary has recently issued a second guidance note concerning the use of electronic means to enable its practices/procedures to take into account rapid technological developments

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