Employers should always keep in mind data privacy risks: flexibility and clear response management procedures enable businesses to operate more smoothly, even when working remotely.
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.
Schools and parents should take all practicable steps to ensure that the devices, software, and apps used by children are protecting their personal data privacy. Children should also be given guidance such protection practices.
The Hong Kong Government announces its proposed Online Dispute Resolution scheme to allow some parties to deal with their COVID-19 related disputes online
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 Hong Kong government takes unprecedented measures to ensure some 1.5 million workers continue to be employed and rolls out an unprecedented HK$80 billion relief scheme
COVID-19 has brought the issue to the foreground making people think about what can be done in advance to ensure that loved ones are protected and provided for if the worst happens. The first step to any estate planning is to draft a Will!
Remote Hearings for Civil Proceedings: How Will the Embrace of Technology Affect Hong Kong’s Legal System?
As other jurisdictions around the world continue to advance their use and incorporation of technology into their legal systems, it will become increasingly difficult to ignore the growing calls to finally bring Hong Kong’s legal system into the digital age.
During the current pandemic, governments must ensure that the methods used to track citizens are no more than necessary, proportional with the purpose, and legal. Transparency from authorities is key for data protection and safeguarding the trust in governments.
Adam Hugill joins panel of legal and Human Resources pros with Employment Law perspective on issues employers / employees are facing during COVID-19 pandemic.