Legal Updates

Employment Ordinance Update: Getting on with the times!

Employment Ordinance Update: Getting on with the times! 902 602 Adam Hugill

Hong Kong Legislative Council approves amendments to Employment Ordinance to conform with existing COVID-19 measures

Abolishment of MPF Offsetting Mechanism: is it finally here?

Abolishment of MPF Offsetting Mechanism: is it finally here? 800 533 Harry Tang

“Six years and a half since the public consultation on retirement protection in 2015, the legislative amendments have now been completed” – Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Dr Law Chi-kwong

Interact Law | A general guide to GDPR and its impact within and outside the EU

Interact Law | A general guide to GDPR and its impact within and outside the EU 800 533 Carmen Tang

Do’s and don’ts for every business that deals with Data Privacy

High Court Judge Confirms HOS Authority’s Policy Is Discriminatory

High Court Judge Confirms HOS Authority’s Policy Is Discriminatory 800 533 Alfred Ip

Justice Chow confirms Housing Authority’s policies on adding occupants & transferring ownership of HOS flats constituted unlawful discrimination on basis of sexual orientation

breastfeeding

Human Resources Online | How to prevent discrimination against breastfeeding at the workplace

Human Resources Online | How to prevent discrimination against breastfeeding at the workplace 1200 800 Adam Hugill

On 19 June 2021 amendments to the Sex Discrimination Ordinance came into effect extending protection prohibiting discrimination on the ground of breastfeeding

LexisNexis | Penalties for Data Privacy Breaches

LexisNexis | Penalties for Data Privacy Breaches 800 568 Hugill & Ip

The lack of a mandatory data breach notification provides an additional difficulty to pursue remedies – proposals to amend the PDPO will address such issues

Proposed Amendments of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance

Proposed Amendments of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance 600 397 Carmen Tang

When can we expect proposed amendments of the PDPO, if passed, to enhance the protection of personal data privacy in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong Economic Times | 港企私隱意識增 加強培訓添保障

Hong Kong Economic Times | 港企私隱意識增 加強培訓添保障 800 600 Hugill & Ip

Hong Kong companies’ privacy awareness rises, strengthening training to enhance protections.

HR Magazine | Getting HR ready for 2021

HR Magazine | Getting HR ready for 2021 1200 792 Hugill & Ip

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.

Taylor Vinters | Maternity and Paternity Leave Changes

Taylor Vinters | Maternity and Paternity Leave Changes 1600 1131 Hugill & Ip

The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 increases the period of paid statutory maternity leave from 10 weeks to 14 weeks

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