COVID-19

Our series of legal insights related to the coronavirus pandemic

Immigration Update: Visa Renewal / Extension of Stay

Immigration Update: Visa Renewal / Extension of Stay 1800 1044 Adam Hugill

New arrangements have been put in place for Hong Kong non-permanent residents – who are currently outside Hong Kong – and whose visas have expired or will expire soon

DNA and Data Privacy

DNA and Data Privacy 800 533 Carmen Tang

DNA data and specific measures individuals should be aware of in order to protect their privacy rights when undergoing COVID-19 or ancestry testing

Interact Law | Remote working legislation

Interact Law | Remote working legislation 900 507 Adam Hugill

During the pandemic employers & staff have had to adapt to create safe working environments. Here are brief insights into global employment rules on remote working.

Taylor Vinters | Managing a reduction in force in APAC

Taylor Vinters | Managing a reduction in force in APAC 900 600 Hugill & Ip

In a region as culturally and legally diverse as APAC, managing a Reduction in Force (RIF) can be challenging.

Human Resources Magazine | How employers can minimise data privacy risks during WFH

Human Resources Magazine | How employers can minimise data privacy risks during WFH 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Businesses should be fully aware of their existing rights and obligations with IT service providers and clients to ensure that they are not running into legal issues that may have severe impacts on business operation.

CITCO | Hong Kong: Considerations for Estate Planning and International Wills

CITCO | Hong Kong: Considerations for Estate Planning and International Wills 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Yuseff Murphy and Alfred Ip discuss common questions around estate planning for Hong Kong residents, particularly in the era of COVID-19

World Litigation Forum | Civil litigation and the COVID-19 pandemic

World Litigation Forum | Civil litigation and the COVID-19 pandemic 1600 900 Hugill & Ip

Carly Fan and Carmen Tang discuss the impact of COVID-19 on civil litigation. They go through the issue of Force Majeure clauses and changes related to court hearings in Hong…

Employment Support Scheme (ESS): Phase 2 Kicks Off

Employment Support Scheme (ESS): Phase 2 Kicks Off 1200 797 Adam Hugill

The scheme established by the HK SAR Government during the COVID-19 pandemic to support employers opens applications from 31 August 2020 and covers the September-November period

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

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

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…

Further Guidance on Remote Hearings for Civil Proceedings

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

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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