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Shareholder Liability

Shareholder Liability 1920 1080 Christopher Hooley

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

COVID-19: What’s Next?

COVID-19: What’s Next? 2560 1440 Hugill & Ip

The overwhelming takeaways from the coronavirus pandemic are flexibility and hope – keeping in mind that recovery will happen. What kind of impacts can be expected in the upcoming 6 to 12 months?

How’s the COVID-19 Emergency Impacting Estate Planning?

How’s the COVID-19 Emergency Impacting Estate Planning? 600 512 Alfred Ip

During the current coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable that many people start thinking if they have properly taken care of their affairs: setting up or reviewing how to protect your assets and loved ones becomes paramount.

HR Magazine – HR Legal | ESS Update

HR Magazine – HR Legal | ESS Update 900 636 Hugill & Ip

We speak with Adam Hugill, Partner, Hugill & Ip to get the lowdown on the Governments’ new HK$81 billion Employment Support Scheme (ESS), which has been approved by the Legislative Council Finance Committee and is due to roll out any day now.

Employment Support Scheme (ESS): Applications to Commence Next Week

Employment Support Scheme (ESS): Applications to Commence Next Week 927 740 Adam Hugill

Further clarifications have been announced by the Hong Kong SAR Government as employers start submitting the new subsidy scheme applications on 25 May 2020

Podcast S1E4 | Corporate & Commercial: Essential Considerations

Podcast S1E4 | Corporate & Commercial: Essential Considerations 1200 800 Gary Wong

Gary Wong and Christopher Hooley discuss some of the essential considerations related to the setting-up of new companies as well as corporate risk management, employment matters and potential disputes, both in Hong Kong and in Mainland China.

Employment Support Scheme (ESS) Update

Employment Support Scheme (ESS) Update 1200 800 Adam Hugill

Muddling through the new Employment Support Scheme launched by Hong Kong Government during the COVID-19 pandemic: enhancements and clarifications are expected to follow next week!

COVID-19: 100% Government-Guaranteed Financing for SMEs

COVID-19: 100% Government-Guaranteed Financing for SMEs 774 718 Gary Wong

The loans will facilitate SME’s cash flow during the coronavirus emergency, however the requirement of a ‘personal guarantee’ has implications that need to be fully understood.

Commercial Contracts and the Importance of the Force Majeure Clause

Commercial Contracts and the Importance of the Force Majeure Clause 1600 1065 Christopher Hooley

The COVID-19 pandemic has strengthened the critical importance of good business management and forward planning and of sound risk management in respect of all contractual and legal obligations

The Positive Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility

The Positive Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility 1050 700 Gary Wong

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) not only can be impacting the society we live in and create a healthier community, but it can also be part of a business strategy for success.

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