Tax

The Limited Partnership Fund Bill

The Limited Partnership Fund Bill 600 750 Christopher Hooley

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.

Tax and Estate Planning When Moving to the UK

Tax and Estate Planning When Moving to the UK 1200 798 Alfred Ip

When planning to relocate from Hong Kong to the UK, it is crucial to avoid unpleasant surprises from the UK tax law system, that could have a significant impact on personal and family wealth.

Immigration to the UK: Preparatory Legal and Tax Steps

Immigration to the UK: Preparatory Legal and Tax Steps 1800 1136 Hugill & Ip

Alfred Ip of Hugill & Ip discusses with Julia Jackson and Matthew Braithwaite of Wedlake Bell issues related to immigration. The preparatory steps when applying for resident status in the…

How’s the COVID-19 Emergency Impacting Estate Planning?

How’s the COVID-19 Emergency Impacting Estate Planning? 600 512 Alfred Ip

During the current coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable that many people start thinking if they have properly taken care of their affairs: setting up or reviewing how to protect your assets and loved ones becomes paramount.

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.

LGBT Rights: A Personal Story

LGBT Rights: A Personal Story 1277 679 Hugill & Ip

Angus Leung and Scott Adams discuss their fight for civil rights that resulted in progress for same-sex couples in Hong Kong: spousal benefits in civil service & joint tax returns.

LGBT Rights Progress in Hong Kong

LGBT Rights Progress in Hong Kong 1280 680 Matthew Love

A few landmark cases in hong Kong have allowed same-sex couples to apply for dependent visas, to receive spousal benefits in the civil service and to jointly file tax returns.

Setting Up Business in China and its New Foreign Investment Law

Setting Up Business in China and its New Foreign Investment Law 1800 1032 Gary Wong

Selecting the correct structure for a business in Mainland China is a crucial choice and can ease needless business restrictions, costs, and official scrutiny.

Hong Kong 22 Years After the Handover: A Business Lawyer’s Perspective

Hong Kong 22 Years After the Handover: A Business Lawyer’s Perspective 680 850 Gary Wong

Compelling reasons on why you should set up and operate a business in Hong Kong

Leung v. Secretary for the Civil Service: The Court of Final Appeal Upholds Minority Rights (Again!)

Leung v. Secretary for the Civil Service: The Court of Final Appeal Upholds Minority Rights (Again!) 1200 675 Adam Hugill

Leung and QT and a handful of past cases show that on the issue of same-sex and minority rights, where the legislature fears to tread, Hong Kong Courts are fully prepared to uphold the core human rights of freedom from discrimination.

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