When can we expect proposed amendments of the PDPO, if passed, to enhance the protection of personal data privacy in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong companies’ privacy awareness rises, strengthening training to enhance protections.
HR Magazine spoke with Adam Hugill for advice on what HR should be aware of legally in terms of the new requirements for paid statutory maternity leave, and handling leave during WFH, quarantine and in times of limited businesses.
The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 increases the period of paid statutory maternity leave from 10 weeks to 14 weeks
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
Steps forward have been implemented on statutory maternity and paternity leave in Hong Kong
A step forward for LGBT rights with Hong Kong Courts granting equal treatment under its succession laws. Last year Edgar Ng Hon-lam applied for a judicial review upon learning that the matrimonial home he owns could not be passed to his husband in case he died intestate.
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.
The debate about the minimum wage in Hong Kong was intended to devise an optimal statutory regime to forestall excessively low wages. Some progress has been made, but not enough according to some.
Relevant to the use of technology, third party funding, multi-party and multi-contract arbitrations, the early determination of disputes, among many others