31Oct2022

Ian De Witt and Jeff Lane attend C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Miami

Restructuring and Insolvency Partner Ian De Witt and Fraud and Asset Tracing Partner Jeff Lane are in Florida for the 11th Edition of the C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Conference. Held in Miami, the conference gathered the full spectrum of professionals specialising in fraud,…Read More

27Oct2022

Data Transfers: Frameworks for organising cross-border data transfers

There are serious legal consequences to a mishandled cross-border personal data transfer. In this article, Pádraig Walsh from our Data Privacy practice explores the steps a business should take when conducting an international data transfer process. Policy and process Good practice does not happen by…Read More

25Oct2022

Legal Update: “Consultant” to employer company held criminally liable for non-payment of wages

Introduction Any employer who, “wilfully and without reasonable excuse”, fails to pay wages to an employee within 7 days of the wage period or date of termination of employment may commit an offence under section 63C of the Employment Ordinance (the “EO”). The punishment can…Read More

20Oct2022

Data Transfers: The ground rules in Hong Kong

The starting point for understanding data transfers under Hong Kong law is to understand the interpretation of key data privacy concepts in Hong Kong. This may seem obvious first principles, but as Pádraig Walsh from our Data Privacy practice explains, sometimes those principles are same…Read More

06Oct2022

Legal update: Security assessment measures on PRC cross-border data transfers

In this snapshot legal update, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (“PCPD”) reminded businesses in Hong Kong to take timely follow-up actions and seek professional advice to comply with the relevant requirements of the Security Assessment Measures on Cross-border Transfers of Data…Read More