29Oct2020

40th Anniversary of Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Monday, 25 October 2020 marked the 40th anniversary of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (the Convention). The Convention is given effect in Hong Kong in 1997 by the Child Abduction and Custody Ordinance (Cap. 512) (CACO). The objectives of…Read More

28Oct2020

Tanner De Witt celebrates Dress Pink Day 2020

Tanner De Witt continued its annual tradition of participating in Hong Kong Cancer Fund’s Dress Pink Day by enjoying pink cupcakes, pink bubbly and donning (very) pink outfits! The Insolvency team continued its winning streak with a slew of well-coordinated costumes, while solicitor Tara added…Read More

23Oct2020

Tanner De Witt attends Hong Kong Arbitration Week 2020

Members of Tanner De Witt’s Arbitration team (including Kevin Warburton, Kevin Siu, Sharina Mahtani and Ling Meng) participated in a wide array of debates, lectures and training sessions this week as part of Hong Kong Arbitration Week (as well as the annual pub quiz). It…Read More

23Oct2020

Tanner De Witt shortlisted in six categories in the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2020

We are pleased to be recognised by Asian Legal Business for our work across six award categories this year. We have been shortlisted in the following categories (in alphabetical order): Civil Litigation Law Firm of the Year Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year Innovative…Read More

20Oct2020

Radmacher v Granatino, 10 years on: revisiting the landmark case on nuptial agreements

Nuptial agreements have often been met with conflicting views. For the romantics, the idea of entering into a nuptial agreement may suggest planning for an imminent divorce. For the cautious and financially prudent, it can be seen to be a sensible financial and succession planning…Read More

16Oct2020

Change is coming: Direct regulation of data processors

On 20 January 2020, the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau, in collaboration with the Privacy Commissioner of Hong Kong, provided its report on recommended changes to personal data privacy law in Hong Kong. In another in his series looking at the implications of the proposed…Read More

15Oct2020

Press release: Sunny Hathiramani named in ALB’s “40 Under 40” list of most outstanding young lawyers in Asia

For media: Download a PDF copy of this press release at this link. Tanner De Witt announces with great pride and pleasure the inclusion of Restructuring and Insolvency Partner, Sunny Hathiramani, in Asian Legal Business’ list of 40 Under 40 lawyers. This year’s line up features a…Read More

14Oct2020

Tanner De Witt supports CNCF Virtual Long Lunch 2020

We were delighted to support the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation’s Long Lunch, which took place virtually on Friday 9 October 2020, as Gold Sponsor. Hundreds of participants joined this event around the globe, including the MCs (one was in Sweden while the other was in…Read More

12Oct2020

Tanner De Witt supports INSOL Hong Kong 2020 webinars as Main Sponsor

Tanner De Witt is delighted to support INSOL’s 2020 series of Hong Kong webinars as Main Sponsor alongside boutique accounting firm Perun Consultants. The webinars, which take place this week, are structured in three hour-long sessions. The topics are: Practical challenges arising from the crisis,…Read More

12Oct2020

Legal update: Period of Statutory Maternity Leave to be extended to 14 weeks from 11 December 2020

The Government announced last week that the Hong Kong Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (“Amendment Ordinance”) will come into operation on 11 December 2020. The Amendment Ordinance increases the statutory maternity leave entitlements under the Employment Ordinance (Cap 57) in Hong Kong from 10 weeks to…Read More

09Oct2020

Change is coming: Administrative fining powers of the Privacy Commissioner

On 20 January 2020, the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau, in collaboration with the Privacy Commissioner of Hong Kong, provided its report on recommended changes to personal data privacy law in Hong Kong. In another in his series looking at the implications of the proposed…Read More

08Oct2020

Temporary Accountant (5+ years experience)

Tanner De Witt is looking to recruit a bright, self-motivated mid-level Temporary Accountant to join our independent, established, Hong Kong law firm. Key requirements • Bachelor’s degree or Higher Diploma in Accounting• Minimum 5 years’ experience in sizable company handling full set of accounts• Must…Read More