25Sep2015

Ian De Witt moderator at Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 24 September 2015

Here is a photo of Partner Ian De Witt with panellist Leanne Zheng (Partner, Jun He Law Offices) from the Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution summit that took place yesterday. Ian De Witt participated as moderator for the session Dispute Resolution in China: to litigate or…Read More

23Sep2015

Legal update: Child abduction in Hong Kong: Is it ever okay?

Married parents who are contemplating a divorce often ask lawyers whether they can take their children abroad for a holiday against the will of the other parents.  The answer is no. In Hong Kong married parents have joint custody of their children.  Both parents make…Read More

16Sep2015

Tanner De Witt and Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015 Involvement

Tanner De Witt is pleased to announce that Ian De Witt has been invited to chair the session Dispute Resolution in China: to litigate or arbitrate? at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015, a guide to managing disputes in an increasingly complex cross-border environment. Ian…Read More

15Sep2015

Legal update: Bind-over orders to rescue careers

In an increasingly regulated world, criminal convictions can destroy careers. Many people, from bankers and accountants to travel agents and holders of liquor licences are regulated by their profession or industry and are subject to a requirement by their regulator that they are ‘fit and…Read More

11Sep2015

Legal update: Beware! Is your investment product a regulated “Collective Investment Scheme”?

The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) in Hong Kong regulate investments in Hong Kong, and in doing so need to keep pace with the wide variety of ways in which new investment products can be structured.  One area of regulation covers financial products which constitute…Read More