In a region as culturally and legally diverse as APAC, managing a Reduction in Force (RIF) can be challenging.
Adam Hugill on different types of visas and immigration schemes in Hong Kong. Laura Hunt shares her experience successfully obtaining and renewing her visas.
The Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance takes effect today. It provides much more flexibility than the Limited Partnership Ordinance and setting up onshore Limited Partnership Funds in Hong Kong will become a more valuable option.
Chris Hooley on shareholder liability: limitation of liability, shareholders’ obligations, corporate veil. Examples: UK Prest v Petrodel (2013), Hong Kong CWG v MH (2016).
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?
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.
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.
Further clarifications have been announced by the Hong Kong SAR Government as employers start submitting the new subsidy scheme applications on 25 May 2020
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.
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!