Technology

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: Protecting Your Child’s Data Privacy

COVID-19: Protecting Your Child’s Data Privacy 900 661 Carmen Tang

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.

Hong Kong Announces Its New Online Dispute Resolution Scheme

Hong Kong Announces Its New Online Dispute Resolution Scheme 1500 1125 Matthew Love

The Hong Kong Government announces its proposed Online Dispute Resolution scheme to allow some parties to deal with their COVID-19 related disputes online

Remote Hearings for Civil Proceedings: How Will the Embrace of Technology Affect Hong Kong’s Legal System?

Remote Hearings for Civil Proceedings: How Will the Embrace of Technology Affect Hong Kong’s Legal System? 1080 810 Jonathan Gray

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.

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.

Is Big Data the Cause or the Cure to Modern Mental Health Issues?

Is Big Data the Cause or the Cure to Modern Mental Health Issues? 1200 677 Carmen Tang

The availability of big data can save the life of a person experiencing depression who is about to commit suicide; on the other hand, data subjects will then be kept in the dark once they realize their personal information has been disclosed to third parties, leading to mental health issues.

Immigration Focus Week: Quality Migrant Admission Scheme and Other Types of Visa

Immigration Focus Week: Quality Migrant Admission Scheme and Other Types of Visa 700 1050 Adam Hugill

The Quality Migrant Admission Scheme is to provide admissions criteria under which applicants can reside and work in Hong Kong without a prior offer of local employment

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

Blockchain Rising Popularity and its Recent Developments in Hong Kong and Mainland China

Blockchain Rising Popularity and its Recent Developments in Hong Kong and Mainland China 506 332 Christopher Hooley

There has been substantial recent debate about the possible future involvement of governments and legislators in the area of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

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