Corporate and Commercial Law

09Jun2022

Legal update: New recommended model clauses for cross-border transfer of personal data

In this snapshot legal update, we report that on 12 May 2022 the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (“PCPD”) published new guidance on recommended model contractual clauses for cross-border transfers of personal data (“Model Contractual Clauses Guidance”). This supplements prior guidance published by the PCPD…Read More

12May2022

Tanner De Witt seeks Corporate Paralegal – 2+ years’ experience

We are seeking a Corporate Paralegal to join our Corporate Commercial Group and take part in its continued success. Requirements: A minimum of 2-years trademark experience in reputable law firm or MNC Sound knowledge in working on trademarks and general knowledge in other non-contentious matters…Read More

11May2022

Tanner De Witt seeks Corporate and Commercial Solicitor (2-4PQE)

Tanner De Witt is seeking a Hong Kong-qualified solicitor with 2 – 4 years PQE and a focus on non-contentious corporate, fund and regulatory matters. Join one of the largest independent law firms in Hong Kong servicing a global client base with business interests in…Read More

13Jan2022

The Legal 500 2022 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

Tanner De Witt is proud to be recommended in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2022 for employment, restructuring and insolvency, dispute resolution and technology, media, telecommunications (TMT). Legal 500’s Hall of Fame includes Partners Ian De Witt and Robin Darton and Consultant Kim Boreham, while Pamela Mak and Russell Bennett are recognised as Leading Individuals. Sunny Hathiramani is listed as…Read More

12Jan2022

Results of 2022 Chambers Greater China Region Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their inaugural 2022 Greater China Region Guide for each of its main practice areas. Please see full results and editorial commentary below. Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band 2)Full ranking here. What the…Read More

22Oct2021

Company Secretary Assistant

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.  We are seeking an experienced company secretary assistant to join the firm.  Working within the corporate commercial department, you will undertake company secretarial matters including but not limited to incorporation of Hong Kong companies,…Read More

06Oct2021

Press release: Tanner De Witt further grows commercial and regulatory practice with appointment of consultant Munenori Kaku

Click here to read the Japanese translation of this press release. Tanner De Witt confirms the appointment of senior commercial and regulatory lawyer Munenori (Muny) Kaku as a Consultant with the firm’s Corporate and Commercial practice. The appointment was effective Monday 20 September 2021. Muny,…Read More

17Sep2021

Asialaw 2022 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2022 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. All practices and lawyers have maintained their rankings from the previous year. Our 2022 awards are as follows: OutstandingLabour and EmploymentRestructuring and Insolvency Highly RecommendedCorporate and M&ADispute ResolutionRegulatory…Read More

13Jul2021

Data Breach Response: The Continuous Improvement Cycle

Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. So said Samuel Beckett. And quite pertinent in the context of data breaches. In this article, Pádraig Walsh from the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group of Tanner De Witt explains that, in a…Read More

06Jul2021

Data Breach Response: Role of the Legal Team

Lawyers play a critical role in the response to a data breach. In this article, Pádraig Walsh from the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group of Tanner De Witt explains the role of the legal team, why engaging external counsel is often essential, and the importance…Read More

08Jun2021

Data Breach Response: Managing Liability

The stakes are high after a data breach. There is a clear and present danger of legal liability. In this article, Pádraig Walsh from the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group of Tanner De Witt provides guidance on managing liability following a data breach. The primary…Read More

04Jun2021

New licensing regime for Virtual Asset Service Providers: The Consultation Conclusions

On 21 May 2021, the Financial Service and the Treasury Bureau (“FSTB”) published the conclusions to the consultation on legislative proposals to enhance anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (“AML/CTF”) regulation in Hong Kong.  We reported on the key points of the consultation for virtual asset…Read More