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Medical Negligence During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Medical Negligence During the COVID-19 Pandemic 1200 1200 Carmen Tang

What constitutes medical negligence? Are there any cases of medical negligence related to COVID-19 in Hong Kong? What are relevant concerns? How could this impact healthcare practitioners?

COVID-19 and the Potential Long-term Benefits of Electronic Notarization

COVID-19 and the Potential Long-term Benefits of Electronic Notarization 1200 800 Alfred Ip

The implementation of technology-driven procedures has undeniable advantages on the efficiency and effectiveness of the overall notarial practice. How could Hong Kong implement Remote Online Notarizations?

Data Privacy Risks While Working From Home

Data Privacy Risks While Working From Home 1200 811 Carmen Tang

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.

COVID-19: 100% Government-Guaranteed Financing for SMEs

COVID-19: 100% Government-Guaranteed Financing for SMEs 774 718 Gary Wong

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.

Podcast S1E3 | Data Privacy: Legislation in Hong Kong, Data Breaches & Future Developments

Podcast S1E3 | Data Privacy: Legislation in Hong Kong, Data Breaches & Future Developments 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Carmen Tang on increasing value of data and protection afforded by Personal Data Privacy Ordinance. Is legislation catching up and what developments expected?

Executing Wills During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Executing Wills During the COVID-19 Pandemic 1500 996 Alfred Ip

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!

COVID-19 and Smartphone Tracking: You’re Being Watched!

COVID-19 and Smartphone Tracking: You’re Being Watched! 900 599 Carmen Tang

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.

Citizenship Through Naturalisation and Applying For a Hong Kong SAR Passport

Citizenship Through Naturalisation and Applying For a Hong Kong SAR Passport 800 600 Adam Hugill

Attaining a HKSAR passport can be reasonably simple, but it can also involve complications. When questions or difficulties occur, it can be stressful and confusing.

Divorce and Bankruptcy: The Final Straw

Divorce and Bankruptcy: The Final Straw 1080 716 Alfred Ip

One of the common questions that we receive from our clients is: how would my spouse’s insolvency affect me if I were to file for divorce?

High Court Rules That Refusing Public Housing to Married Same-sex Couple Is ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional’

High Court Rules That Refusing Public Housing to Married Same-sex Couple Is ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional’ 598 417 Alfred Ip

Another landmark case shows that on the issue of LGBT rights, where the legislature fears to tread, the Courts are fully prepared to uphold the core human right of freedom from discrimination.

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